Counseling Techniques

Counseling Techniques

A Comprehensive Resource for Christian Counselors

John C. Thomas, Zondervan


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Counseling Techniques provides a useful resource for any type of counseling practitioner. Presenting a wide variety of the most effective and commonly used techniques associated with various diagnoses, theoretical bases, and client populations, it offers experienced therapists and students alike a single, trustworthy resource for clinical reference and guidance.

Each chapter includes a user-friendly, step-by-step explanation of the techniques covered. Sections survey the following:

  • Basic types of techniques (cognitive, behavioral, experiential, and more)

  • Techniques for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families

  • Techniques for a wide variety of individual and family issues, including emotional dysregulation, shame, loss, sexual abuse, trauma, domestic violence, attachment wounds, and much more

Featuring a lineup of top-notch, highly experienced counselors and thoroughly integrated with a Christian worldview, Counseling Techniques will equip therapists and students in various helping disciplines for the frequent clinical issues that arise in all forms of counseling.


John C. Thomas:

John C. Thomas (PhD, University of South Carolina; PhD, Capella University) is professor of counseling and family studies at Liberty University. A licensed professional counselor and certified substance abuse counselor, he has written several books including Therapeutic Expedition and, with Gary Habermas, What’s Good About Feeling Bad?.