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Telling the Truth to Troubled People

William Backus
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Telling the Truth to Troubled People
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Telling the Truth to Troubled People

William Backus
A clinical psychologist and associate pastor in a large suburban church, author William Backus here provides background information, counseling techniques, terminology and scriptural basis for bringing counseling back into the Church. Integrating both biblical and psychological facts, he shows the reader how to use "Misbelief Therapy" as presented in the bestseller Telling Yourself the Truth in helping Christian counselors show their patients how to overcome their psychological and emotional problems.

Chapters include issues such as:

--Why counseling belongs in the Church
--The limits of counseling
--Truth, the core of counseling
--Anxiety disorders--when fear moves in
--Schizophrenia (departure from reality)
--Sexual deviation

Dr. Backus gives the counselor many case histories and dialogue exchanges to help amplify and apply the counseling techniques. Review questions at the end of each chapter make it an ideal group study book for a lay counseling class.

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About "Telling the Truth to Troubled People"

A clinical psychologist and associate pastor in a large suburban church, author William Backus here provides background information, counseling techniques, terminology and scriptural basis for bringing counseling back into the Church. Integrating both biblical and psychological facts, he shows the reader how to use "Misbelief Therapy" as presented in the bestseller Telling Yourself the Truth in helping Christian counselors show their patients how to overcome their psychological and emotional problems.

Chapters include issues such as:

--Why counseling belongs in the Church
--The limits of counseling
--Truth, the core of counseling
--Anxiety disorders--when fear moves in
--Schizophrenia (departure from reality)
--Sexual deviation

Dr. Backus gives the counselor many case histories and dialogue exchanges to help amplify and apply the counseling techniques. Review questions at the end of each chapter make it an ideal group study book for a lay counseling class.

- Publisher

Meet the Author

William Backus

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

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 364848
  • Product Code 9781585588831
  • ISBN 1585588830
  • EAN 9781585588831
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher Bethany House Publishers
  • Publication Date Mar 1985
  • Sales Rank #78014
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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