The Popular Encyclopedia Of Christian Counseling
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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.