What Your Counselor Never Told You
1. Taking Sin Seriously^2. Pride-The Root Of The Root Sins^3. Envy-The Sin That Promises Nothing Good^4. Anger-Wrong Or Right? When And How?^5. Greed-Falling In Love With Possessions^6. Sloth-Depression Of Laziness? Sickness Or Sin?^7. Lust-What It Promises And What It Delievers^8....
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Finding the Root of the Problem * I'm tired of always comparing myself to others. * My husband and I can't stop fighting. * A friend of mine drinks too much. * Some people make my so mad. * My wife is constantly depressed. All of us have struggles in life. We try to change our ways or thought patterns. We try to understand why life isn't going the way it should. Perhaps you, your spouse, another family member, or a friend has needed some help. Visiting a counselor seemed to make no difference. No improvement. No breakthrough. When healing doesn't occur or last, it may be because the root of the problem hasn't been exposed. In What Your Counselor Never Told You, Dr. William Backus reveals the much ignored and denied basis for common emotional and psychological problems. Drawing from decades of research and practice, he shows that many distresses in life can be traced back to one of seven traits or characteristics, most commonly known as the Seven Deadly Sins. The key is understanding which of this traits are more dominant in your life, and therfore troublesome, and then learning how to embrace God's remedy.
Discover the Power to Be a Better Christian
Dr. William Backus the respected clinical psychologist and author of Telling Yourself the Truth, returns with a groundbreaking book examining how sin is the basis of many common emotional and psychological disorders. Revealing the untold story of why we act how we act, the book is sure to join of the ranks of Christian counseling classics.
What Your Counselor Never Told You is a detailed look at the causes of various character traits and the reasons behind the actions we take. It is both a tool to help you overcome sin in your life, and a handbook for self-examination to lead a purer life. The book explains how the sin our lives affects our daily actions and even our character traits.
Ideal for self-use or by trained, counselors, What Your Counselor Never Told You takes the position that spiritual health goes hand-in-hand with mental and emotional health. It puts readers on the right road to recovery.
Dr. William Backus is founder of the Center for Christian Psychological Services, and an ordained clergyman in the Lutheran church. He is also a licensed Consulting Psychologist. He has a master's degree in theology from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Minnesota. ýDr. Backus has conducted follow-up studies of his clients, which show a 95 percent improvement rate, compared to a 67 percent success rate for other methods of therapy. The difference, Dr. Backus says, is "the truth of God as revealed in the Word." ýIn addition, he serves
- Poem: "what Happened To The Seven Deadly Sins?" <br><br>introduction: Sick Or Sinful? <br><br>chapter One:taking Sin Seriously <br>chapter Two: Pride--the Root Of The Root Sins <br>chapter Three: Envy--the Sin That Promises Nothing Good <br>chapter Four: Anger--wrong Or Right? When And How? <br>chapter Five: Greed--falling In Love With Possessions <br>chapter Six: Sloth--depression Or Laziness? Sickness Or Sin? <br>chapter Seven: Lust--what It Promises And What It Delivers <br>chapter Eight: Gluttony--selling Out To Pleasure <br><br>appendix One: Taking And Scoring The Sin Test <br>appendix Two: The Sin Test And Psychopathology <br>appendix Three: More History Of The Seven Deadly Sins