Professional counselors, pastoral staff and lay helpers will all often reach for The Quick-Reference Guide to Counseling Women
. Comprehensive in breadth covering 40 topics for women of all ages and stages, Dr. Clinton and Dr. Langberg deliver a user-friendly organization with each chapter containing 8 parts identifying typical symptoms and patterns, questions to ask, how to direct the conversation and additional resources:
- Definitions and Key Thoughts
- Assessment Interview
- Wise Counsel
- Action Steps
- Biblical Insights
- Prayer Starter
- Recommended Resources
The newest addition to the popular Quick-Reference Guide collection, The Quick-Reference Guide to Counseling Women focuses on the special needs of women in counseling situations. It is an A-Z guide for assisting people-helpers--pastors, professional counselors, youth workers, and everyday believers--to easily access a full array of information to aid them in formal and informal counseling situations. Each of the 40 topics covered follows a helpful eight-part outline and identifies (1) typical symptoms and patterns, (2) definitions and key thoughts, (3) questions to ask, (4) directions for the conversation, (5) action steps, (6) biblical insights, (7) prayer starters, and (8) recommended resources.
Dr. Tim Clinton (EdD, The College of William and Mary) is president of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), executive director of the Center for Counseling and Family Studies, professor of counseling and pastoral care at Liberty University and Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, and a licensed professional counselor.
Dr. Diane Langberg (PhD, Temple University) is a practicing psychologist whose clinical expertise includes thirty-five years of working with trauma survivors and clergy. She is the director of Diane Langberg, PhD & Associates, a group practice in suburban Philadelphia, and an adjunct faculty member at Westminster Theological Seminary.
"Drs. Clinton and Langberg have pulled together the most comprehensive, cutting-edge resource to date on addressing the real issues women face.
"Whether you work in women's ministry, lay counseling, or professional counseling, you'll want to have this book on hand. It will become one of your most often-used resources. I highly recommend it.
Speaker and Author of Between a Rock and a Grace Place
"Women in today's world need real, biblical help. The Quick-Reference Guide to Counseling Women will equip you to walk with women in the journey of healing, not with a band-aid effect but with a rooted-in-truth solution that can be used daily to help balance life and calm emotions.
President, A Woman of God Ministries, www.thelmawells.com
I'm so grateful for this resource, as today's women need real, biblical help. The Quick-Reference Guide to Counseling Women will assist you in working with women on their healing journey.
Jennifer Rothschild Ministries
"For anyone who counsels women, this book is an invaluable tool. You will find yourself pulling it off the shelf time and time again.
New York Times bestselling author of Made to Crave