Changes That Heal: The Four Shifts that Make Everything Better And that Anyone Can Do

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Zondervan, Oct 15, 1993 - Religion - 272 pages
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In this ground-breaking book, Dr. Cloud takes the reader step-by-step through the four basic tasks of becoming mature image bearers of God: Bonding to others - Separating from others - Sorting out good and bad in ourselves and others - Becoming an adult -- Dr. Cloud not only explains and describes each task, he also identifies the problems that result when we fail to accomplish that task, and he shows us what changes to make in our lives in order to bring about healing.

  

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This book is life-changing for me.

User Review  - jomomma - Christianbook.com

This book has been very helpful in identifying traits of mine that may be due to my past. It puts words to how I feel or respond to different situations. Once I gain that understanding, then I am free to see and recognize the truth about myself, and then apply God's truth to my heart and life. Read full review

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User Review  - Bill - Christianbook.com

When I started my pre-seminary undergraduate work I was in a place in my life were I was suffering horribly from some significant losses in my life and I was paying the price for some very self ... Read full review

Contents

Grace and Truth
13
Time
25
What Is Bonding?
41
When We Fall to Bond
57
Learning to Bond
78
What Are Boundaries?
87
How We Develop Boundaries
108
Crossing Over Boundaries
117
What Is the Problem?
165
When We Fail to Accept Good and Bad
183
Learning to Accept Both Good and Bad
191
What Is Adulthood?
203
When We Fail to Grow Up
227
Learning to Become Mature Adults
240
Conclusion
249
Study Guide
253

When We Fail to Develop Boundaries
142
Learning to Set Boundaries
157
Notes
263
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About the author (1993)

Cofounder of Cloud/Townsend Communications, Henry Cloud is a popular speaker and licensed psychologist. Cloud graduated with a doctorate in clinical psychology from Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology and maintains a private practice in Newport Beach, California. Also a cohost of the nationally broadcast "Minirth Meier New Life Clinic," Cloud has written numerous books with his business partner John Townsend, including Safe People, Twelve Christian Beliefs That Can Drive You Crazy, The Mom Factor, and the Gold Medallion award-winning Boundaries. On his own, Cloud, who specializes in individual adult psychotherapy, has written the books Changes That Heal: How to Understand Your Past to Ensure a Healthier Future and Secrets of Your Family Tree.

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