Clinical Handbook of Pastoral Counseling, Volume 3

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Robert J. Wicks, Richard D. Parsons, Donald Capps
Paulist Press, 2003 - Religion - 420 pages
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Building on the groundbreaking original work with the same title, these articles focus on current issues, such as certain life stages, special populations, the devalued and abused, the addicted and special issues of the 1990's.

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This is a very helpful book even in the sections with which I disagreed. I found each chapter to be well written and provocative. Read full review


Pastoral Counseling with Special Populations
Pastoral Counseling in the Military
A Feminist Perspective on Pastoral Counseling with Women
Pastoral Counseling with the Aged
Pastoral Counseling with Asian Americans
Pastoral Counseling with LatinaLatino Americans
Hospice Pastoral Counseling and Care in Response to Death and Dying
Suicide Survivors Moving Beyond Intervention and Postvention
PostTraumatic Stress Disorder
Embracing Pastoral Ministry in the Age of AIDS
Special Challenges and Responsibilities of the Pastoral Counselor
Countertransference and Burnout in Pastoral Counseling
Sexual Exploitation and Other Boundary Violations in Pastoral Ministries
Supervising Pastoral Counseling

Pastoral Counseling with Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families
Counseling Lesbians A Feminist Perspective
Pastoral Counseling of the Gay Male
Special Challenges and Opportunities for Pastoral Counselors in the Third Millennium
Pastoral Counseling with Those with Sexual Addictions
Research in Pastoral Counseling A Responsibility and an Opportunity
About the Editors
Notes on the Contributors

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About the author (2003)

Robert J. Wicks strives to open people who are used to giving to the miracle of receiving. He accomplishes this goal by marrying sound psychology and basic spiritual truths that set the stage for profound personal transformation. A popular presenter at workshops and conventions, Wicks is especially appealing to people in the helping professions physicians, teachers, psychologists, and ministers assisting them to integrate the psychological and the spiritual so they can extend their emotional flames to others without burning out in the process. He has worked around the globe from the psychological debriefing of relief workers evacuated to the United States from Rwanda to conducting workshops in Cambodia for members of the international community assigned to help the Khmer people rebuild their nation. Additionally, he delivered presentations at Walter Reed Army Hospital to health care professionals involved in caring for Iraqi war veterans with amputations and severe head injuries. Wicks, a Queens, New York, native, received a master s degree in clinical psychology in 1973 from St. John s University and a doctorate in psychology from Philadelphia s Hahnemann Medical College in 1977. In 1996, Pope John Paul II awarded Wicks a papal medal for his service to the Catholic Church. Wicks has written more than forty books including Streams of Contentment, Riding the Dragon, and Crossing the Desert. He is on faculty at Loyola College, Baltimore. Wicks and his wife Michaele have a grown daughter. They live in suburban Baltimore, Maryland.

Richard D. Parsons is the author of approximately 19 books including several Wadsworth titles: 'Educational Psychology: A Practitioner-Researcher Model of Teaching' (with Stephanie Hinson and Deborah Sardo-Brown) and 'Teacher as Reflective Practitioner and Action Researcher' (with Kimberlee Brown). Parsons has co-authored over 60 professional articles and book chapters. He is a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist. In addition to his professional membership, Parsons has been named a member of American Men and Women of Science and American Catholic Who's Who and received the Pennsylvania Counseling Association's Counselor of the Year award.

Donald Capps is Princeton Theological Seminary's William Harte Felmeth Professor of Pastoral Theology and an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He is the author of numerous books, including Jesus: A Psychological Biography, Fragile Connections, and Giving Counsel from Chalice Press.

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