Om Popular Encyclopedia of Christian Counse
Seasoned counselors and professors Tim Clinton and Ron Hawkins provide a landmark reference that offers a capstone definition of the emerging profession and ministry of the Christian counselor. Appropriate for professional counselors, lay counselors, pastors, students, and teachers, it includes nearly 300 entries by nearly 100 top Christian counselors. At approximately 500 pages, this practical guide focuses on functional aspects of Christian counseling and explores such important topics as...Christian counseling as a profession, ministry, and lay ministrySpiritual and theological rootsSocial, emotional, and relational issuesSkills and essentials in Christian helpingEthical and legal considerationsIntake, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planningPremarital counseling, family therapy, and substance abuseCounselors will also find up-to-date information on solution-based brief therapy, cognitive therapy and biblical truth, and trauma and crisis intervention. An essential resource for maintaining a broad and up-to- date perspective on helping others.