This is a specialist’s handbook for use in Christian counselling by those who range from the beginner practitioner, right through to the seasoned therapist. The practicalities are supplied – from office systems to instructions for in-depth ministry. Insights are given into some of the challenges and joys of prayer ministry combined with formal counselling.
This text’s point of difference is its biographical seasoning. Intriguing fictitious characters provide entertaining testimonials, sprinkled throughout as sample casework to introduce topics. The author’s forthright, and real-life testimonies of her own spiritual walk and healing are included for the reader’s interest.
A counsellor and educator, she has liberally made use of graphic illustrations of her own design, tested and proven for effectiveness on the coalface. A variety of ministry styles and therapeutic techniques are offered to suit the academic practitioner as well as the intensely spiritual hands-on personality type. Resource topics range from faulty thinking habits and damaged emotions to deliverance and suicide prevention.
Specific information on procedure provides structure for co-operative, anointed, interaction between client and counsellor. Teachings are biblically based and supported by relevant scriptures. This publication is basically directed to those who have a passion for encouraging fellow believers in their spiritual walk.