Clinical Handbook of Pastoral Counseling, Volume 2

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Paulist Press, 1993 - Psychology - 3 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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Contents

Reaching to the Unknown Religion and the Psyche
7
Lay Christian Counseling
27
ReVisioning Pastoral Diagnosis
51
The Contributions of ShortTerm Dynamic Psychotherapy to Pastoral Psychotherapy
102
THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF SPECIAL POPULATIONS
125
CrossCultural Pastoral Psychotherapy
129
Pastoral Counseling with FamiliesatRisk
144
A Feminist Perspective on Pastoral Counseling with Women
185
Guilt
390
Depression
415
Counseling Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
447
Calling to Accountability The Churchs Response to Abusers
489
Words Can Never Hurt Me? The PsychologicalEmotional Abuse of Children
506
PROBLEMS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF THE ADDICTED
519
Bulimia and Anorexia Signs of the Times
521
Pastoral Counseling and Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders
543

Mental Health Treatment of Religion Professionals
208
Counseling Lesbians A Feminist Perspective
228
Pastoral Counseling of the Gay Male
267
THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF LIFE STAGES
295
Midlife Transitions in Men and Women
297
Marital Conflict and Marital Spirituality
313
Single Parents In Need of Pastoral Support
329
THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF THE DEVALUED AND ABUSED
361
Pastoral Care and Counseling and Issues of SelfEsteem
363
Adult Children of Alcoholics
577
Pathological Gambling and Pastoral Counseling
593
SPECIAL CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE 1990s
619
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
621
Suicide Survivors InterventionPreventionPostvention
638
Pastoral Care to the Unemployed
664
Embracing Pastoral Ministry in the Age of AIDS
679
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About the author (1993)

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.