Pastoral Counseling Products

  • Developing Empathy

    A Biopsychosocial Approach to Understanding Compassion for Therapists and Parents

    By Katharina Manassis

    Empathy is valued across cultures, and has a profound impact on psychotherapy, our children, and our world. Why then are many human relationships not empathetic? This volume describes in detail the neurobiological, psychological, and social elements involved with empathy. Ideas are brought to life…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Contemplative Prayer for Christians with Chronic Worry

    An Eight-Week Program

    By Joshua J. Knabb, Thomas V. Frederick

    Contemplative Prayer for Christians with Chronic Worry presents an eight-week approach for working with recurrent worry. Each chapter offers an introduction for the week, goals, techniques, and homework. Six free audio recordings are also available to download for use when practicing the guided…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge

  • The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling

    A Guide for All Faiths

    By Michelle Friedman, Rachel Yehuda

    The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling provides a clear, practical guide to working with congregants in a range of settings and illustrates the skills and core principles needed for effective pastoral counseling. The material is drawn from Jewish life and rabbinic pastoral counseling, but the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge
    Psyche and Soul

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Christian Clients

    A Faith-Based Workbook

    By Joshua J. Knabb

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Christian Clients is an indispensable companion to Faith-Based ACT for Christian Clients. The workbook offers a basic overview of the goals of ACT, including concepts that overlap with Christianity. Chapters devoted to each of the six ACT processes include…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07
    Routledge

  • Faith-Based ACT for Christian Clients

    An Integrative Treatment Approach

    By Joshua J. Knabb

    Faith-Based ACT for Christian Clients balances empirical evidence with theology to give clinicians a deep understanding of not just the "why" but also the "how" of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Christian clients. Chapters include a detailed exploration of the overlap between ACT and the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Routledge

  • Chaplains to the Imprisoned

    Sharing Life with the Incarcerated

    By Richard D Shaw

    Chaplains to the Imprisoned begins to fill the information gap through its in-depth study of prison chaplains as seen by co-workers, inmates, and the chaplains themselves. They describe their roles, share difficulties which are encountered in their ministry, and personal methods for coping with…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge

  • Clergy Retirement

    Every Ending a New Beginning for Clergy, Their Family, and the Congregation

    By Daniel A. Roberts, Michael P. Freidman

    Clergy Retirement: Every Ending a New Beginning for Clergy,Their Families, and Congregants, emphasizes that retirement is much more than a significant personal loss and has an impact on more than just the retiring clergy. Besides saying goodbye to congregants, colleagues, and a career, clergy are…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01
    Routledge

  • Islamic Counselling

    An Introduction to theory and practice

    By G. Hussein Rassool

    Islamic counselling is a form of counselling which incorporates spirituality into the therapeutic process. Until now there has been little material available on the subject with no one agreed definition of Islamic counselling and what it involves. There has also been a rapidly growing…

    Paperback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge

  • Evidence-based Approaches to Relationship and Marriage Education

    Edited by James J. Ponzetti, Jr.

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of evidence-based relationship and marriage education (RME) programs. Readers are introduced to the best practices for designing, implementing, and evaluating effective RME programs to better prepare them to teach clients…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Family Studies

  • Handbook of Forgiveness

    Edited by Everett L. Worthington, Jr.

    There is a need in both public and professional sectors for a deeper, and more complete understanding of forgiveness, as we are - in the author's own words - "on the threshold of an age of forgiveness and reconciliation." And yet despite continued interest and development in the field, researchers,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge

  • Rediscovering Confession

    The Practice of Forgiveness and Where it Leads

    By David A. Steere

    Rediscovering Confession is about recovering the experience of confession, in danger now of becoming a lost art. It identifies four elements present in psychotherapy and confession: a state of heightened self-awareness, a growing realization that our predicament points in some…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • The Family, Spirituality, and Social Work

    By Dorothy Becvar

    One of the few books on this topic, The Family, Spirituality, and Social Work offers mental health professionals new information and research for creating more positive, effective, and satisfying sessions. You will learn how integrating spirituality and therapy can create open and trusting…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge

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