Completely revised, expanded, and updated. This comprehensive guide has been written to help Christian leaders in their counseling work. A complete revision of the book that is used every day all over the world, this new edition has been updated, completely re-written and expanded. New chapters discuss multicultural issues in counseling, legal and ethical issues, counseling in an age of terrorism, Christian coaching, and how counseling is affected by technology, the Internet, postmodernism, the emergent church, and other twenty-first century trends. It provides extensive coverage of the most common issues that are brought to counselors, including depression, inferiority, anxiety, homosexuality, abuse, grief, marriage problems, addictions, crises, career decisions, and aging. The book discusses the causes, effects, treatment, prevention, and what the Bible says about each issue. Each chapter ends with a quick reference guide summarizing the essential points for busy counselors.
Paperback, 976 pages.