Pastoral Counseling Products

  • Spirituality and Mental Health

    Clinical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Gary W Hartz, Harold G Koenig

    Learn to conduct a client-centered assessment of spirituality—and use the findings to enhance your interventions as well as your clients' psychospiritual coping abilities Even to clinicians practiced in helping clients to manage their stress, the impact of clients’ spirituality upon…

    Paperback – 2005-07-25

  • Spirituality of Later Life

    On Humor and Despair, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Mackinlay

    “Humor expresses a certain heroic defiance in the face of life’s most challenging experience and provides a valuable resource for the celebration of life and the divine comedy of faith, hope, and love.”—From the book chapter by Melvin A. Kimble, PhDStudies have shown that as…

    Paperback – 2005-07-01

  • Faith-Based Initiatives and Aging Services

    1st Edition

    By James W Ellor, F. Ellen Netting

    Gain an understanding of the increased role religious congregations now play in providing social support to the elderlyReligious congregations and faith-based organizations (FBO) from the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions have worked on behalf of older adults for centuries. But the…

    Paperback – 2005-03-04

  • Seeing Through Tears

    Crying and Attachment, 1st Edition

    By Judith Kay Nelson

    Seeing Through Tears is a groundbreaking examination of crying behavior and the meaning behind our tears. Drawing from attachment theory and her own original research, Judith Nelson presents an exciting new view of crying as a part of our inborn equipment for establishing and maintaining emotional…

    Paperback – 2005-02-23

  • Ministry in the Spiritual and Cultural Diversity of Health Care

    Increasing the Competency of Chaplains, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Anderson

    Stay up-to-date in health care ministry as cultural and spiritual heterogeneity increases! Ministry in the Spiritual and Cultural Diversity in Health Care: Increasing the Competency of Chaplains identifies concrete methods for improving the provision of pastoral care to culturally and religiously…

    Paperback – 2004-11-15

  • Voices in Disability and Spirituality from the Land Down Under

    Outback to Outfront, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Newell

    An excellent source of information and ideas on the relationship between disability and spirituality—and how to improve itThis one-of-a-kind collection explores the relationship between spirituality and disability from a variety of Australian religious and spiritual viewpoints. Authors from a…

    Paperback – 2004-08-05

  • Biblical Stories for Psychotherapy and Counseling

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Kalman Kaplan, Matthew Schwartz

    Integrate Biblical spirituality into psychotherapy and examine centuries-old answers to modern psychological questions! The Joint Commision on the Accreditation of Hospitals now mandates taking spiritual assessments of all patients. This book is devoted to helping therapists employ Biblical…

    Paperback – 2004-04-15

  • Becoming a Forgiving Person

    A Pastoral Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Richard L Dayringer, Henry Close

    Don’t let hurt feelings cause undue harm—learn to make use of the healing power of forgiveness! Charting different paths through feelings of betrayal, oppression, and humiliation, this compassionate book will help you understand forgiveness, find it within yourself, and pass this…

    Paperback – 2004-04-07

  • Transforming Shame

    A Pastoral Response, 1st Edition

    By Rev Jill Mcnish, Richard L Dayringer

    Explore shame's revelatory and transformative potential within Christianity and the Church Learn to understand shame to allow for positive change in your clients and parishioners. This book explores psychological, spiritual, and theological aspects of shame and shame's transformative potential. It…

    Paperback – 2004-04-01

  • Practical Theology for Aging

    1st Edition

    By Derrell R. Watkins

    Learn new approaches for strengthening the religious bonds of our aging population! Through Scripture, studies, and the personal experiences of religious leaders and congregants, Practical Theology for Aging offers new concepts for ministering to our older population. Each chapter looks at a…

    Paperback – 2004-03-31

  • Bereavement Counseling

    Pastoral Care for Complicated Grieving, 1st Edition

    By Harold G Koenig, Junietta B Mccall

    Get a unique insight into health, bereavement, and healing! Bereavement Counseling: Pastoral Care for Complicated Grieving is a practical guide to the assessment and treatment of complicated grief responses, using a pastoral approach that combines clinical and spiritual care. The book addresses…

    Paperback – 2004-03-15

  • The Power of Spirituality in Therapy

    Integrating Spiritual and Religious Beliefs in Mental Health Practice, 1st Edition

    By Peter A Kahle, John M Robbins

    Factor your clients' religious beliefs into their therapy! A recent Gallup poll found that nearly two-thirds of Americans surveyed said they would prefer to receive counseling from a therapist who is religious. The Power of Spirituality in Therapy: Integrating Spiritual and Religious Beliefs in…

    Paperback – 2004-03-15

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