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Psychologist Dan Montgomery's Compass Therapy® includes 25 techniques that empower therapists, pastors, and counselees. Yale Divinity School's Rev. Gaylord Noyce calls the book "a breezy fast-reading manual that takes the mystery of the helping work of the action-oriented counselor." Dallas Theological Seminary's Dr. Linda Marten writes, "I appreciate Dr. Montgomery's many insights and focus on healing the whole person: body, mind, emotions, and spirit. This is what good Christian counseling looks like!" Acclaimed by professors at Princeton Seminary, Yale Divinity School, Fuller Seminary, Gordon-Conwell Seminary, Denver Seminary, Regent College, and Dallas Theological Seminary. The Self Compass® growth tool will enrich and empower every reader.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781411687530
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  • Publication date: 4/11/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 741,522
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.48 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Christian Counseling At Its Best

    The Compass Therapy approach to Christian counseling integrates therapeutic psychology with Trinitarian Orthodoxy. The Self Compass and the 25 therapeutic techniques enrich counseling sessions and empower treatment strategies. Clients find these concepts user-friendly and relevant to daily life. The commendations come from Dr. Dan Montgomery's peers at Yale, Princeton, Fuller, Gordon-Conwell, and Dallas theological seminaries.

    Dr. Joseph V., Psychologist

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2008

    Yale Divinity School Pastoral Theology Review

    Veteran counselor Dan Montgomery has given us a breezy, fast-reading manual that takes the mystery out of the helping work of the action-oriented counselor. His wisdom opens windows with helpful metaphors¿like a torn-up Kleenex and a purple rhinoceros.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2006

    If you really want to change your behavior, this is the book for you

    Self-help books fill the shelves but very few provide real, lasting help in making real, lasting changes. This book does. It doesn't matter if you read it as a counselor looking for new ideas to assist counselees or as a person seeking to make life changes, this book 'really works' as the title says. If you're looking for something that will actually make a difference in the way you cope with life situations, difficult people, personal challenges or emotional stresses, pick this book up today.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2006

    If you want personal growth, read this!

    As a licensed professional counselor, I have read a hundred plus books on counseling and therapy in the past twenty years. Dr. Dan Montgomery's book on Compass Therapy stands head and shoulders above the rest. The Self Compass growth tool is the easiest way I've found to understand anybody's personality and behavior. The human nature compass provides many avenues for healing: mind and heart, body and spirit. The 25 therapeutic techniques offer proven ways to transform problems and pain into growth toward wholeness. Altogether a brilliant work!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2006

    The Self Compass is a powerful growth tool

    I've never read anything related to psychology or counseling, but a friend gave me this book and I loved it. The author riveted my attention from beginning to end. I could visualize each case study as though the person was right in front of me. Every point was presented in a logical and memorable way. And the Self Compass growth tool gave me valuable information about myself and other people that I immediately used. I predict that this book will become a bestseller!

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