Do you hesitate to reach out to hurting friends or family members for fear of saying the wrong thing? From his years of counseling as well as personal experience, H. Norman Wright provides simple, practical ways to help you reach out to those in need. He also discusses how to help bring healing in hurting times such as bereavement, illness, and relationship struggles. While targeted for the non-professional, Wright's down-to-earth, compassionate advice also serves as a helpful reference tool for pastors and counselors.
What Do You Say to a Friend When...
His child is killed in an accident?
Her husband has filed for divorce?
She is diagnosed with cancer?
Throughout our lifetimes, we'll find ourselves in the uncomfortable position of not knowing what to say to a friend suffering a loss or trauma. But not doing anything brings more harm than good. As Christians, it is not a question of whether or not to help, but how and when to lend a hand. In the newly revised Helping Those Who Hurt, H. Norman Wright offers practical and sensitive ways to help friends suffering a divorce, the loss of a spouse, a diagnosis of cancer, and other traumas. Specific suggestions tell you not only what to do but what not to do.
Norm is not only a licensed therapist and certified trauma specialist, he also suffered loss with the death of his son at a young age. He writes this guide as a person who knows firsthand about helping others through trauma.
H. Norman Wright is a bestselling author, a certified trauma specialist, and a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist. He lives in California.
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