• Preventing Suicide: A Handbook for Pastors, Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors, By Karen Mason
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    Preventing Suicide

    A Handbook for Pastors, Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors

    by Karen Mason

    Many pastors, chaplains and pastoral counselors play a vital role as agents of hope to people who are struggling, but most of them feel overwhelmed and unprepared to prevent suicides. Informed by her work as a psychologist, Karen Mason's guide to suicide prevention is an essential resource for proactive pastors.

  • Sin and Grace in Christian Counseling: An Integrative Paradigm, By Mark R. McMinn
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    Sin and Grace in Christian Counseling

    An Integrative Paradigm

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Mark R. McMinn

    Pitfalls in Christian counseling include either emphasizing sin at the expense of grace or grace at the expense of sin. Mark R. McMinn seeks to overcome these exaggerations and enable all those in the helping professions see the proper understanding and place of both sin and God's grace in the Christian counseling process.

  • Understanding Gender Dysphoria: Navigating Transgender Issues in a Changing Culture, By Mark A. Yarhouse
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    Understanding Gender Dysphoria

    Navigating Transgender Issues in a Changing Culture

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Mark A. Yarhouse

    Gender and sexual identity are immensely complicated topics. An expert on human sexuality, Mark Yarhouse offers a Christian perspective of transgender identity that eschews simplistic answers, engages the latest research and listens to people's stories. This accessible guide challenges Christians to rise above the politics and come alongside individuals navigating these issues.

  • Hope-Focused Marriage Counseling: A Guide to Brief Therapy, By Everett L. Worthington Jr.
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    Hope-Focused Marriage Counseling

    A Guide to Brief Therapy

    by Everett L. Worthington Jr.

    Everett L. Worthington Jr. offers a comprehensive manual for assisting couples over common rough spots and through serious problems in a manner that is compassionate, effective and brief.

  • Trekking Toward Wholeness: A Resource for Care Group Leaders, By Stephen P. Greggo
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    Trekking Toward Wholeness

    A Resource for Care Group Leaders

    by Stephen P. Greggo

    Stephen Greggo presents a resource for trained leaders of ministry care groups in a variety of church-related contexts. Its purpose is to assist group leaders in facilitating the development of healing, transforming relationships in the group setting.

  • Marriage Counseling: A Christian Approach to Counseling Couples, By Everett L. Worthington Jr.
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    Marriage Counseling

    A Christian Approach to Counseling Couples

    by Everett L. Worthington Jr.

    Everett L. Worthington Jr. provides a model for short-term marriage counseling that is biblical, practical and compassionate. Valuable evaluations of five other major approaches (psychoanalytic, systems, behavioral, cognitive and Christian) are included in an appendix.

  • Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded?: Helping (Not Hurting) Those with Emotional Difficulties, By Dwight L. Carlson
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    Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded?

    Helping (Not Hurting) Those with Emotional Difficulties

    by Dwight L. Carlson

    Physician Dwight L. Carlson marshals clinical evidence to demonstrate that many emotional hurts are just as biologically based as cancer and heart disease. Here is vivid proof that people in emotional pain deserve compassion, not condemnation.

  • Reconcilable Differences: Hope and Healing for Troubled Marriages, By Virginia Todd Holeman
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    Reconcilable Differences

    Hope and Healing for Troubled Marriages

    by Virginia Todd Holeman

    Counselor and teacher Virginia Todd Holeman weaves together biblical insight and rich theological reflection while drawing from the best of current psychological studies on forgiveness, repentance and reconciling to help couples work towards healing and transformation of broken relationships.

  • I Beg to Differ: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Truth and Love, By Tim Muehlhoff
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    I Beg to Differ

    Navigating Difficult Conversations with Truth and Love

    by Tim Muehlhoff
    Foreword by Gregg Ten Elshof

    Communications expert Tim Muehlhoff provides a strategy for having difficult conversations, helping us move from contentious debate to constructive dialogue. Insights from Scripture and communication theory provide practical ways to manage disagreements and resolve conflicts.

  • Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart, By Christena Cleveland
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    Disunity in Christ

    Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart

    by Christena Cleveland

    Despite Jesus' prayer that all Christians "be one," divisions have been epidemic in the body of Christ. Though we may think we know why this happens, Christena Cleveland says we probably don't. Learn the hidden reasons behind conflict and divisions, the unseen dynamics at work that tend to separate us from others. Here are the tools we need to build bridges.

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