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  • Wu Wei, Negativity, and Depressionby Siroj Sorajjakool

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Discover a pastoral approach to depression that combines Eastern wisdom and Western science! Wu Wei, Negativity, and Depression reveals a way to break the cycle of depression, not by denying it or fighting it, but by the ancient principle of wu wei, non-trying. The bleak cycle of depression starts when people experience negativity. They turn inward... more...

  • Counseling Survivors of Traumatic Eventsby Andrew J Weaver; Laura T. Flannelly; John D. Preston

    Abingdon Press 2004; US$ 13.00

    This ebook is intended primarily as a teaching/caring resource and pastoral aid to be studied over time; however the authors include a quick reference section for emergency aid. more...

  • Mental Illness and Psychiatric Treatmentby Gregory Collins; Rev Thomas Culbertson; Harold G Koenig

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    This book is designed to bring knowledge and skills to the religious professional who seeks to provide special ministry to the emotionally troubled. It provides a basic understanding of psychiatric illnesses, theory, and treatment modalities that is certain to enlarge the perspective of any pastoral worker. In addition to presenting an essential overview... more...

  • Ministry with Persons with Mental Illness and Their Familiesby Robert H. Albers; William H. Meller; Steven D. Thurber

    Fortress Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    In Ministry with Persons with Mental Illness and Their Families, psychiatrists and pastoral theologians come together in an interdisciplinary, collaborative effort to ensure accuracy of information concerning the medical dimensions of mental illness, interpret these illnesses from a faith perspective, and make suggestions relative to effective ministry.... more...

  • The Theological Voice of Wolf Wolfensbergerby William C Gaventa; David Coulter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    In the field of developmental disabilities, Wolf Wolfensberger is famous for his seminal book Normalization. But Wolfensberger is also a theologian, and the two strands of his thought are inextricable. The Theological Voice of Wolf Wolfensberger collects his original writings, critiques of his thought by several noted scholars and practitioners, and... more...

  • The Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Pastoral Counselingby David Welton; Harold G Koenig

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Pastoral Counseling introduces a new treatment model based on Quaker ideas and practices that can be used in conjunction with medical and psychological practice for treating manic-depressive illness. This unique book examines the interplay between religion and psychoanalysis, using the latest research on the importance... more...

  • Counseling for the Soul in Distressby Richard W Roukema

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This revised edition of The Soul in Distress is a reader-friendly overview of the full range of adult psychiatric disorders. Updated with new information on genetics, brain scans, heredity, developmental concerns, new medications, and stress, it suggests ways for clergy to assist their congregants suffering from these illnesses and provides ethical... more...

  • Pastoral Care of Depressionby Glendon Moriarty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book is designed to help clergy and mental health professionals understand how depression negatively affects the way people emotionally experience God and how, through therapy, this hurtful God image can be changed into a much more positive one focused on healing. Inside you'll find numerous tests (complete with sample test forms) that identify... more...

  • Mental Health and Spirituality in Later Lifeby Elizabeth MacKinlay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Mental health is increasingly being recognized as an important issue in later life. This valuable book will help you examine this dimension of aging in the context of pastoral, spiritual, and cultural issues. It explores the relationship between mental health, spirituality, and religion in later life, including the search for meaning, cultural issues,... more...

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderby Robert Collie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Examine the fourth largest mental health problem in America—OCD—and how YOU can help! Since obsessive-compulsive disorder affects 2.5% of the world population, someone you know is likely to have this disorder. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Guide for Family, Friends, and Pastors is a handy “physician's assistant” that not only provides a fresh overview... more...