The Quick-Reference Guide to Counseling Women
Women have unique needs and unique problems that require understanding, empathy, and direction from their pastors and counselors. For anyone who is called to counsel women, The Quick-Reference Guide to Counseling Women will be a welcome guide to bring hope, life, and freedom to women in need.
This A-Z guide gives pastors, professional counselors, and lay helpers the information they need to help female church members, clients, and friends work through their spiritual and emotional issues. The many topics addressed include:
- healthy relationships
- conflict and stress
- sexuality, pregnancy, and infertility
- emotional and physical abuse
- roles of women
Each of the forty topics covered follows a helpful eight-part outline and identifies typical symptoms and patterns, definitions and key thoughts, questions to ask, directions for the conversation, action steps, biblical insights, prayer starters, and recommended resources.
"Drs. Clinton and Langberg have pulled together the most comprehensive, cutting-edge resource to date on addressing the real issues women face."--Stormie Omartian, author of the bestselling The Power of Praying books
"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."--Carol Kent, 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."--Thelma Wells, 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, 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."--Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times bestselling author of Made to Crave