The Quick-reference Guide to Marriage & Family Counseling

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  • Copyright: 9/1/2009
  • Publisher: Baker Pub Group
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When those suffering in such situations turn to us for help, where do we turn? The Quick-Reference Guide to Marriage Family Counseling provides the answers.

Author Biography

Tim Clinton (EdD, The College of William and Mary) is president of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), executive director of the Center for Counseling and Family Studies, professor of counseling and pastoral care at Liberty University and Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, and a licensed professional counselor. He's the author or editor of 14 books and lives in VirginiaJohn Trent (PhD, North Central Texas Federation of Colleges and Universities) is president and founder of StrongFamilies.com, a ministry committed to building strong relationships in these stressful times. Trent is a sought-after speaker and has authored or coauthored more than a dozen award-winning and bestselling books, including the million-copy-selling The Blessing. He lives in Arizona.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Addiction and Substance Abuse in the Familyp. 13
Adoptionp. 22
Adult Childrenp. 28
Affairs and Adulteryp. 35
Aging Parentsp. 43
Birth Controlp. 51
Blended Familiesp. 62
Boundaries in Marriagep. 68
Child Abuse and Neglectp. 75
Church Involvementp. 83
Commitment and Covenant Marriagep. 88
Communication in Marriagep. 93
Conflict in Marriagep. 98
Depression in Marriagep. 107
Disaffection-When Love Grows Coldp. 115
Divorce Proofingp. 122
Domestic Violencep. 128
Empty-Nest Syndromep. 135
Extended Familyp. 140
Extra-Effort Kidsp. 146
Family Timep. 157
Forgiveness and Reconciliationp. 163
Loss of a Spouse or Childp. 174
Marital and Family Love Stylesp. 182
Marital Jealousyp. 188
Marital Secretsp. 193
Mental Disorder in the Familyp. 199
Money and Financesp. 206
Parentingp. 213
Pornographyp. 221
Postpartum Depressionp. 229
Premarital Counselingp. 236
Relocation and Movingp. 241
Retirementp. 248
Separation and Divorcep. 254
Sex in Marriagep. 263
Sibling Rivalryp. 269
Single Parentingp. 275
Spiritual Intimacyp. 282
Stress and Demandsp. 288
Notesp. 295
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