It is an A-Z guide for assisting people-helpers–pastors, professional counselors, youth workers, and everyday believers–to easily access a full array of information to aid them in (formal and informal) counseling situations. Issues addressed by Clinton and Trent include affairs and adultery, communication in marriage, parenting, sibling rivalry, and many more. Each of the forty topics covered follows a helpful eight-part outline and identifies:
“As any counselor knows, people often come to us with their lives in chaos. This tool provides a clear structure and a path out of the confusion, in order to help those who are hurting to make sense of their situation, their emotions, and their faith.” – John Townsend, Ph.D., Clinical Director, American Association of Christian Counselors
Dr. Tim Clinton is an internationally recognized leader in the Christian counseling movement. A licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist, he currently serves as President of the nearly 50,000 member American Association of Christian Counselors—the largest faith-based counseling organization in the world. He is also Executive Director of the Center for Counseling and Family Studies and Professor of Counseling and Pastoral Care at Liberty University and Liberty Theological Seminary. An ordained minister, he lectures and has written extensively on counseling and marriage and family related issues.
Dr. Trent is founding president of StrongFamilies.com, a ministry committed to strengthening marriage and family relationships worldwide. Dr. Trent is a bestselling author and popular speaker with over 25 years experience serving and strengthening families. John and his wife Cindy live in Phoenix, AZ, have been married since 1979 and have two daughters. John has spoken to over 100,000 people in over 65 major cities in the past five years alone, as well as 750,000 men at Promise Keepers conferences.