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Stronger Than You Think

Kim Gaines Eckert

Stronger Than You Think

Kim Gaines Eckert

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f you've known broken relationships . . . If you've ever felt like you don't measure up . . . If you've suspected something inside you might be missing or flawed . . .

This book is for you.

Kim Gaines Eckert, psychologist and counselor, has spent years helping women with a variety of life issues, from self-esteem and body image to developing healthy relationships and healing from the past. At the heart of their struggle, she believes, is not the desire to be perfect, but the desire to be whole. And wholeness, she is convinced, ultimately comes only from God.

In this book Kim invites you into her conversations with women. You'll discover you are not alone in your struggles, and you'll learn from her practical and proven guidance for growth and change. And because growth is always more powerful in community, each chapter includes questions for you to explore in a small group.

Let Kim Gaines Eckert show how God can mend your brokenness and help you become a whole, healthy person--the woman he created you to be

- Publisher Out of her professional training and practical experience as a psychologist and counselor, Kim Gaines Eckert has identified key issues that women face in our society. She offers compassionate and helpful direction to women whowant to pursue their health and healing in the context of Christian faith. She touches on issues of relationships, career, motherhood, negative thinking, toxic body image, emotions, self esteem, intimacy, abuse and sexuality. Avoiding the pursuit of an impossible perfectionism, she provides hopeful guidance for gaining strength and health. This book can be used by individuals or for discussion and study in small groups using the discussion resources included inside. Market/Audience Counselors and therapists Pastors Women Features and Benefits Written by a woman psychologist for women Touches on many of the major issues most women face Wisdom built on strong Christian foundations Practical guidance for women looking for wholeness and growth Can be used by those in the helping professions as a solid resource Can be used by individuals or for discussion and study in small groups using included study guide

- Publisher Kim Gaines Eckert talks about key issues that women face in our society. She offers compassionate and helpful direction to women who want to pursue their health and healing in the context of Christian faith, without needing to "be perfect." She touches on issues of relationships, career, motherhood, self esteem, intimacy, abuse, sexuality and others..

- Publisher

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About "Stronger Than You Think"

f you've known broken relationships . . . If you've ever felt like you don't measure up . . . If you've suspected something inside you might be missing or flawed . . .

This book is for you.

Kim Gaines Eckert, psychologist and counselor, has spent years helping women with a variety of life issues, from self-esteem and body image to developing healthy relationships and healing from the past. At the heart of their struggle, she believes, is not the desire to be perfect, but the desire to be whole. And wholeness, she is convinced, ultimately comes only from God.

In this book Kim invites you into her conversations with women. You'll discover you are not alone in your struggles, and you'll learn from her practical and proven guidance for growth and change. And because growth is always more powerful in community, each chapter includes questions for you to explore in a small group.

Let Kim Gaines Eckert show how God can mend your brokenness and help you become a whole, healthy person--the woman he created you to be

- Publisher

Out of her professional training and practical experience as a psychologist and counselor, Kim Gaines Eckert has identified key issues that women face in our society. She offers compassionate and helpful direction to women whowant to pursue their health and healing in the context of Christian faith. She touches on issues of relationships, career, motherhood, negative thinking, toxic body image, emotions, self esteem, intimacy, abuse and sexuality. Avoiding the pursuit of an impossible perfectionism, she provides hopeful guidance for gaining strength and health. This book can be used by individuals or for discussion and study in small groups using the discussion resources included inside. Market/Audience Counselors and therapists Pastors Women Features and Benefits Written by a woman psychologist for women Touches on many of the major issues most women face Wisdom built on strong Christian foundations Practical guidance for women looking for wholeness and growth Can be used by those in the helping professions as a solid resource Can be used by individuals or for discussion and study in small groups using included study guide
- Publisher

Kim Gaines Eckert talks about key issues that women face in our society. She offers compassionate and helpful direction to women who want to pursue their health and healing in the context of Christian faith, without needing to "be perfect." She touches on issues of relationships, career, motherhood, self esteem, intimacy, abuse, sexuality and others..
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Kim Gaines Eckert

Kim Gaines Eckert (Psy. D., Wheaton) is an assistant professor of psychology and counseling at Lee University, Cleveland, TN. She is also clinical director of Kids' Talk, the Lee University play therapy center. Dr Eckert is the author of Schizophrenia: Living in a different world. (Arcadia, CA: Narramore Christian Foundation) and Stronger than you think (InterVarsity Press).

Table Of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • part 1: Longing For Wholeness
  • 1. Searching For Wholeness In Romance, Motherhood Or Career
  • why A Broken World Leaves Us Disappointed
  • 2. Finding Wholeness In Our True Identity
  • relational Beings Made In God's Image
  • part 2: Growing Inward
  • 3. Learning To Use Your Voice
  • recovering From The Negative Messages Of Girlhood
  • 4. Negative Self-talk
  • how The Way We Think Affects The Way We Feel
  • 5. When Your Emotions Get The Best Of You
  • growing Through Anger, Anxiety And Depression
  • 6. Never Good Enough
  • building Healthy Self-esteem
  • 7. Doing Battle With Your Body
  • developing A Healthy Body Image In A Toxic Body Culture
  • part 3: Growing Outward
  • 8. Rethinking Female Sexuality
  • sexual Intimacy, Single Sexuality And Sexual Wounds
  • 9. The Search For Connection
  • growing Healthy Intimate Relationships
  • 10. Restoring Your Broken Heart
  • healing From Loss, Abuse And Other Relational Wounds
  • 11. Wholly Broken. . . Yet Still Whole
  • reaching Out To A Hurting World
  • part 4: Growing In Community
  • Questions For Discussion And Reflection
  • Further Reading
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index
  • Scripture Index

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 257684
  • Product Code 0830833730
  • EAN 9780830833733
  • Pages 241
  • Department General Books
  • Category Women
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Feb 2007
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 18 mm
  • Weight 0.322kg

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