Here, in a one-volume format, is a broad range of practical information on pastoral counseling and ministry. Drawing certain chapters from volumes 1 and 2 of the Clinical Handbooks of Pastoral Counseling published in 1985 and 1993, as well as adding new chapters on contemporary topics essential for pastoral counselors/ministers today, the editors have focused here on a comprehensive clinical approach to pastoral counseling. The book is divided into seven sections, each with its own introduction: I. The Basics of Pastoral Counseling: Diagnosis and Intervention II. The Expanding Context of Pastoral Counseling III. Pastoral Counseling with Special Populations IV. Pastoral Counseling the Devalued and Abused V. Problems, Challenges, and Opportunities in Working with Addictions VI. Special Challenges and Opportunities for Pastoral Counselors in the Third Millennium VII. Special Challenges and Responsibilities of the Pastoral Counselor Highlights: --Contributions from some of the finest professionals in the field today. --An array of essential topics under one cover. --A must have for anyone in the field.
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Author Biography - Robert J. Wicks
Richard D. Parsons, who holds a Ph.D. in school psychology from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. He is Professor of Counseling at West Chester University, West Chester, PA. He is also the author/editor of numerous books and articles.