Pastors often work on the frontlines with parishioners' despair and dysfunctions. This sourcebook brings understanding and a systematic process to your pastoral counseling. For each of 31 common problems (grief, marital conflict, chronic illness, etc.), you'll identify behaviors and potential goals, then proceed with suggested interventions, many of which utilize the client's faith. 160 pages, softcover from Wiley & Sons.
JAMES R. KOK, MA, MDiv, DD, is a trained pastoral counselor and head of Care Ministries at the Crystal Cathedral Congregation, in Garden Grove, California. ARTHUR E. JONGSMA, Jr., PhD, is a clinical psychologist and coauthor of the bestselling The Complete Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, The Child and Adolescent Treatment Planner, and TheraScribe 3.0 for Windows: The Computerized Assistant to Psychotherapy Treatment Planning.
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