Leslie Vernick, counselor and social worker, has witnessed the devastating effects of emotional abuse. Many, including many in the church, have not addressed this form of destruction in families and relationships because it is difficult to talk about. With godly guidance and practical experience, Vernick offers an empathetic approach to recognizing an emotionally destructive relationship and addresses the symptoms and the damage with biblical tools. Readers will understand how to: Reveal behaviors that are meant to control, punish, and hurt Confront and speak truth when the timing is right Determine when to keep trying, when to get out Get safe and stay safe Build an identity in Christ This practical and thorough resource will help countless individuals, families, and churches view abuse from God's perspective and understand how vital it is for victims to embrace His freedom from the physical, emotional, spiritual, and generational effects of emotionally destructive relationships.
Continuing her popular Setting Boundaries® series, Allison Bottke offer her distinctive “Six Steps to SANITY” to readers who must deal with difficult people. S...Stop your own negative behavior A...Assemble a support group N...Nip excuses in the bud I...Implement rules and boundaries T....Trust your instincts Y...Yield everything to God Whether it’s a spouse, in-law, boss, coworker, family member, neighbor, or friend, readers who have allowed others to overstep their boundaries will learn how these six steps can help them reset those boundaries and take back their life...for good. Setting Boundaries® with Difficult People is designed to inspire, empower, and equip readers with the tools to transform lives.
"Leslie Vernick is a wise counselor... She is an experienced and thorough trainer who shares clearly and practically the necessary steps for getting into shape spiritually, emotionally, and physically in order to contend with depression. This is a wonderful, comprehensive guide..." --Cynthia Heald, international speaker and author One in five women will experience clinical depression in her lifetime. Christian counselor and author Leslie Vernick offers words of hope and encouragement as she helps women understand the symptoms of depression, what causes depression, and what steps they can take to get better and grow stronger. Employing godly wisdom and surprising insights, Leslie shares on vital topics, such as these: Depression is revealing something about you. Listen to it. Growth takes time and practice. Things are not hopeless; you are not helpless; and you are not worthless. Defeating Depression is a timely resource for women battling depression or for family and friends who love them and want to understand what they are going through. Formerly titled Getting Over the Blues
Author: Dr. Tim Clinton
Publisher: Baker Books
Release Date: 2011-09-01
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.
Author: Cynthia Franklin Ph.D.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2011-02-01
This all-in-one guide is designed to better equip clergy and the church leaders to meet their congregations' needs in a spiritually grounded and scientifically sound manner. Succinct, easy-to-read chapters summarize all a pastor needs to know about a given problem area, including its signs or symptoms, questions to ask, effective helping skills, and, most importantly, when to refer to a mental health professional. Synthesizing what research says about treatment approaches for mental health issues, this user-friendly reference is filled with guidelines, case scenarios, key points to remember, resources for further help, advice on integrating scripture and theology with the best available research, and tips on partnering with others to provide the best possible care for each church member. Each chapter is designed for quick lookup by problem area, empowering church leaders to understand and help meet the challenges facing the children, adults, families, and communities that they serve.
Publisher: Webmd Scientific American Medicine
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Internal medicine
ACP Medicine is the product of a new partnership between the American College of Physicians and WebMD Professional Publishing. Developed from WebMD Scientific American(r) Medicine it provides a continually updated, comprehensive internal medicine reference.
Author: Kelly Ann Evers
Publisher: Kelly Ann Evers
Release Date: 2018-12-03
The Names of God Series is a unique prayer journal. It includes 58 Coloring Pages and 8 Notes and Refection pages (with more pages to color). Series 1 B, is for those who love Fun and Whimsical style coloring with colored pencils, crayons and non-bleeding markers. The Names of God Series is a unique devotional. One that offers a simplistic concept of: Meditative coloring to still your mind,Meditating on Scripture and God’s name,Journaling thoughts,And seeking God to reveal more about His name. As a result, you’ll encounter the Living God in a new way. I created this Prayer Journal with very simplistic journaling and meditation in mind. We don’t always have the energy to dive deep into a theological study of God’s names or other biblical studies. But we do have the energy for a simplistic style journaling and meditation. While coloring, we ask 4 simple questions: What His names means to you?What situation do you need Him to show up?How has He shown up in the past?Pray asking God to reveal something new about this name.Then you’ll have a chance to journal those thoughts. Whether you need: Love,Wisdom,Comfort,Peace,A friend,Provision,Healing, … or anything else, you will find a Name that meets that need. You will experience the richest intimate relationship with God than you ever experienced. On page 22, you’ll be introduced to God the Advocate. You’ll be asked 4 simple questions: What does God as the Advocate mean to you? In what situation do you need the Advocate to intervene? What has the Advocate done for you in your past? Pray and ask God to reveal something new. On page 56, you’ll be introduced to God of All Hope. As you read the scripture and meditate on His name, you’ll be asked to journal a few questions: What does God of All Hope mean to you? What situation do you need the God of All Hope? What has the God of All Hope done for you in the past? Pray and ask God to reveal something new about His Name. On page 70, you’ll be introduced to God of Recompense. As you read the scripture and meditate on His name, you’ll be asked to journal a few questions: What does God of Recompense mean to you? In what situation do you need the God of Recompense today? What has the God of Recompense done for you in the past? Pray and ask God to reveal something new about His Name. On page 16, you’ll be introduced to the Arm of the Lord. As you’re meditating and coloring you’ll be asked to journal a few thoughts: What does Arm of the Lord mean to you? In what situation do you need the Arm of the Lord today? What has the Arm of the Lord done for you in the past? Pray and ask God to reveal something new about His Name. On Page 64, you’ll be introduced to God of My Life. While coloring that page, you’ll be asked to ponder what His names means to you, where you need the God of My Life to show up, have a chance to journal those thoughts. *Please Note: We recommend using colored pencils, crayons and non-bleeding markers. Tags: Names of God, Praying the Names of God Adult Coloring books, Christian Adult Coloring Book, Coloring books for Grown Ups, Mandala Coloring Books, Anti-Stress Coloring, Christian Meditation Coloring, Names of God Prayers, Praying the Names of God Coloring, Adult Coloring Books, Christian Anti Stress Coloring Pages, Fun and Whimsical, Doodle Art Coloring, Grown Up Coloring Book
: “I could hear the crackling of the blazing fires and even feel the smoke swirl around my body. The faint odor of blood filled my nostrils until I was overwhelmed by the stench of death.” Moving to a small town and beginning her senior year at a new school proved to be much more than a typical high school nightmare of being the new kid on campus; for Addy, it was a tug-of-war for her soul. Enticed by a mysterious and powerful group of peers, she uncovers unexpected secrets hidden away in the coastal town of Ledo and must face the most important decision of her life, but it may cost her just that…her life.