Helping Troubled Families: A Guide for Pastors, Counselors, and Supporters

Helping Troubled Families: A Guide for Pastors, Counselors, and Supporters

by Charles M. Sell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801091346
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

1.Troubled Families: Statistics in Need of Compassion7
Part 1Diagnosis
2.Addictive/Compulsive Families: A Matter of Control21
3.Substance Abuse: Disease, Sin, or Simply a Bad Habit?35
4.A View of Addiction: A Multifaceted Problem55
5.Process Addictions: Do People Really Do Things Like They Do Drugs?67
6.Children and Spouses of Troubled Families: Understanding the Homebound83
7.Adult Children: Going Back to the Present99
Part 2Remedy
8.Recovery and Renewal: The Process of Change for Addicted, Compulsive People and Everyone Else117
9.Guiding Spouses and Children: Pointing the Way to Freedom141
10.Adult Children in Recovery: Getting Past Their Past155
11.Recovery in the Church: Providing a Safe Place to Grow171
Afterword: Handling the Hazards189
Notes195

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