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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User Review  - gaillamontagne - LibraryThing

Henry Cloud is a clinical psychologist. He reinforces his medical and psychological training with biblical principles. I enjoyed listening to his actual case histories. His case examples attack ... Read full review

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User Review  - Avolyn - LibraryThing

The easiest way for me to discuss my thoughts on this book would be to break it into two categories of pros and cons. Pros: I absolutely loved the first 1/4 of this book and thought it was ... 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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Dr. Henry Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert, psychologist, and New York Times best-selling author with his books selling more than 10 million copies. As a speaker, Dr. Cloud has shared the stage with many business and global leaders and experts, such as Tony Blair, Jack Welch, Condoleezza Rice, Desmond Tutu, Malala Yousafzai, and others. In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with Fortune 500 companies and smaller private businesses alike. He has an extensive executive coaching background and experience as a leadership consultant, devoting the majority of his time working with CEO's, leadership teams and executives to improve performance, leadership skills, and culture. Dr. Cloud lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.

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