The Popular Encyclopedia of Christian Counseling: An Indispensable Tool for Helping People with Their Problems

The Popular Encyclopedia of Christian Counseling: An Indispensable Tool for Helping People with Their Problems

by Tim Clinton, Ron Hawkins
     
 

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Seasoned counselors and professors Tim Clinton and Ron Hawkins provide a landmark reference that offers a capstone definition of the emerging profession and ministry of the Christian counselor. Appropriate for professional counselors, lay counselors, pastors, students, and teachers, it includes nearly 300 entries by nearly 100 top Christian counselors. At

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Seasoned counselors and professors Tim Clinton and Ron Hawkins provide a landmark reference that offers a capstone definition of the emerging profession and ministry of the Christian counselor. Appropriate for professional counselors, lay counselors, pastors, students, and teachers, it includes nearly 300 entries by nearly 100 top Christian counselors. At approximately 500 pages, this practical guide focuses on functional aspects of Christian counseling and explores such important topics as…

  • Christian counseling as a profession, ministry, and lay ministry
  • Spiritual and theological roots
  • Social, emotional, and relational issues
  • Skills and essentials in Christian helping
  • Ethical and legal considerations
  • Intake, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning
  • Premarital counseling, family therapy, and substance abuse

Counselors will also find up-to-date information on solution-based brief therapy, cognitive therapy and biblical truth, and trauma and crisis intervention. An essential resource for maintaining a broad and up-to-date perspective on helping others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736943574
Publisher:
Harvest House Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Series:
An Indispensible Tool for Helping People with Their Problems
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
560,677
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

Tim Clinton, EdD, is president of the nearly 50,000-member American Association of Christian Counselors. He is professor of counseling and pastoral care at Liberty University and executive director of its Center for Counseling and Family Studies. Licensed as a professional counselor and marriage and family therapist, Tim has written or edited 13 books, including Turn Your Life Around.

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