Counseling Couples in Conflict: A Relational Restoration Modelby James N. Sells, Mark A. Yarhouse
Counseling Couples in Conflict is a resource for pastors and counselors who want to be ready for these uniquely difficult cases. Utilizing a relational conflict
Most therapeutic approaches, especially those of a cognitive orientation, are not very effective in dealing with high conflict relationships--couples often heading toward divorce by the time they seek help.
Counseling Couples in Conflict is a resource for pastors and counselors who want to be ready for these uniquely difficult cases. Utilizing a relational conflict and restoration model Mark Yarhouse and James Sells point the way beyond the cycle of pain towards marital healing.
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- Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books
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- 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
What People are saying about this
Eric T. Scalise, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT, Vice President for Professional Development, The American Association of Christian Counselors
Gary J. Oliver, Th.M., Ph.D., executive director of The Center for Relationship Enrichment and professor of psychology and practical theology at John Brown University
Virginia T. Holeman, Ph.D., professor of counseling, Asbury Theological Seminary, and author of Reconcilable Differences
Siang-Yang Tan, Ph.D., professor of psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary, and author of Counseling and Psychotherapy: A ChristianPerspective
Meet the Author
James N. Sells (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is professor of counseling and director of the Ph.D. program in counselor education and supervision at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he has taught since 2005. He has served on the faculties of Northern Illinois University and West Texas A&M University, and he is also a licensed psychologist.
His research, private practice and teaching seminars have focused on marital conflict, reconciliation and forgiveness. Additionally, he has published work in clinical supervision, individual and group psychotherapy, and international applications of the counsling profession. Sells's research has been published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, The Family Journal, Journal of Family Therapy and Journal of College Student Development.
Mark Yarhouse (PsyD, Wheaton College) is the Hughes Endowed Chair and professor of psychology at Regent University where he directs the Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity and is a core faculty member in the doctoral program in clinical psychology. A licensed clinical psychologist, he practices privately in the Virginia Beach area, providing individual, couples, family and group counseling.
Yarhouse has published over eighty peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and is author or coauthor of several books, including Ex-Gays? A Longitudinal Study of Religiously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation, Modern Psychopathologies, Understanding Sexual Identity: A Resource for Youth Ministers, Sexuality and Sex Therapy and Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Psychology and Theology and Christian Counseling Today and has served as an ad hoc reviewer with Journal of Homosexuality.
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