Competent Christian Counseling, Volume One: Foundations and Practice of Compassionate Soul Care

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Timothy E. Clinton, George W. Ohlschlager
WaterBrook Press, Apr 1, 2002 - Religion - 832 pages
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The authoritative new reference guide that equips counselors, pastors and church leaders, and caregivers for an effective ministry of soul care.

Under the guidance of the highly respected American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), more than 40 leading Christian professionals have come together to provide this comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date reference guide for professional and lay counselors, pastors, and leaders in training.
Competent Christian Counseling offers you:
• the best contributions on spiritual formation and pastoral care from Scripture as well as from giants of church history
• the latest research, theory, and successful practice methods in Christian counseling
• a practical, 21st century model of Christian counseling that is not only “counselor friendly,” but also facilitates effective, biblical client change--all geared to help people mature in the ways and wisdom of Jesus Christ.
Competent Christian Counseling, edited by Timothy Clinton and George Ohlschlager, is destined to be regarded for years to come as the authoritative, trustworthy resource for Christian counseling.
 

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User Review  - Dr. Robert W. Kellemen - Christianbook.com

Clinton and Ohlschlager have edited the definitive volume on modern Christian counseling. Assembling a veritable who's who of Christian counseling leaders (theorists and practitioners), they overview ... Read full review

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An excellent book that covers many topics and has mountains of references and facts. Beautiful and well written. A very valuable resource for any psychology student, especially Christians.

Contents

Definitions and Dynamics
36
Iho Xe Are and W hat We
69
THE CHRISTIAN Counseum RELATIONSHIP
71
THE Root FOUNDATIONS o1 CHRISTIAN COUNSELING
93
From Theoretical Schools to a Clinical
156
Skilled Helpers Influencing
203
Fostering Client Change
223
Ethical Conformation
244
Learning and Practicing the DECR
490
Understanding and Growing
516
The Mandate to Work with the Next
536
Treating Traumatized Children with Play
543
Serving the Struggle For Identity and Place
561
About Treating Children and Adolescents
586
Issues
600
Multicultural Counseling and Special
615

THE Pnocsss AND PRACTICE OF CHRISTIAN COUNSELING
297
Uses and Limits
324
Basic Principles
347
Working from a Biblical Model QFTRUTH
365
Overcoming Client Resistance and Fear
379
THE MAJOR MODALITIES or CHRISTIAN COUNSELING
400
The X hole Church in SoulCare Ministry
424
Counseling and ChurchBased Discipling in Small
437
Promoting Hope
455
Helping Couples Transition
475
STRENGTHENING THE FUTURE or CHRISTIAN COUNSELING
640
Raising Up the Next Generation
658
How to Succeed
676
Envisioning a Preferred
694
Lessons Learned from the Good
712
Notes
725
Eecutie Editors and Contributors
794
Index
800
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Timothy Clinton is president of the nearly 40,000-member American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), the largest and most diverse Christian counseling association in the world. He is president of and maintains a part-time counseling practice with Light Counseling, Inc., in Lynchburg, Virginia and serves as Pastor of Caring Ministries at Calvary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. The host of a national radio call-in program called Christian Counseling Today,” he is the author of Before a Bad Goodbye and The Marriage You Always Wants and executive editor of The Soul Care Bible. Tim holds B.S. and M.A. degrees in pastoral ministries from Liberty University and Ed.S. and Ed.D. degrees in counselor education from the College of William and Mary.

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