Item description for The Biblical Basis of Christian Counseling for People Helpers: Relating the Basic Teachings of Scripture to People's Problems by Gary Collins...
Overview Almost anyone with a desire to help others can be a people helper, but often those Christians who feel most called to counsel are unsure of how to use the Bible to ease another person?s problems. This book will guide you to a practical, working knowledge of Scripture, the character of God, and the basics of the Christian faith?the core of what Christian counselors must know to be truly effective in helping others.
Publishers Description Almost anyone with a desire to help others can be a people helper, but often those Christians who feel most called to counsel are unsure of how to use the Bible to ease another person's problems. This book will guide you to a practical, working knowledge of Scripture, the character of God, and the basics of the Christian faith--the core of what Christian counselors must know to be truly effective in helping others.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.96" Width: 5.97" Height: 0.58" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Nov 15, 1997
Publisher NAV PRESS #111
ISBN 1576830810 ISBN13 9781576830819
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More About Gary Collins
John Sloan is a freelance author and an acquisitions editor for Zondervan. His other books include The Barnabas Way: An Unexpected Path to God.
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Excellent Buy May 6, 2007
This was an excellent buy and the customers service person I called was quite warm and accomodating.
Impractical, preachy and limited Aug 4, 2006
I found this book of relatively little value. I suppose if you spend sessions processing demons, angels and satan, then it will be something you want to get your hands on. It read like a theological diatribe instead of a Christian counseling book and I felt Collins was more interested explaining his theological positions than writing a book on counseling that allows for counselors to apply Christian therapy in a realisic manner. Also, I experienced it as extremely defensive as Collins spent a great deal of energy pointing out what is wrong with other religions and beliefs instead of sticking to the title of the book. If you are a rigid, fundamentalist, convervative Christian counselor, and your clients are all the same, this may be for you. If you are anything but, or if your clients differ, I would skip right over it. I suggest instead Psychology, Theology & Spirituality in Christian Counseling by Mark, R. McMinn, Ph.D. It is much more practical, useful and realistic and you can pull from it and apply it to your counseling with a wide range of Christian clients in all their diversity.
chaplain mike Mar 20, 2006
This is the best book I have read in reguards to couciling. I am a drug and alcohol counciler, this book has guided me through many situations.
Biblical basis for christian counseling Mar 10, 2006
This is a wonderful book and was received in a timely manner, I am very pleased.