Although exact figures are hard to come by, statistical surveys suggest that as many as one in four people in Britain suffer mental distress at some time in their lives. This is reflected in the increasing numbers who turn to counseling for help.
Counselling Without Offense reflects the compassion and concern of our Lord Jesus towards all suffering humanity, irrespective of their faith. Principles of psychology, guidelines to counsellors, the personal experiences of Dr. Samson Gandhi, and the Truth are beautifully and sensitively interwoven to make this book equally inspiring to all counsellors no matter where they are on their journey as counsellors. An extremely readable book which will grace any counsellor's library . . . I could not put it down, once I had started reading it. Dr. Veena Easvaradoss, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, Women's Christian College, Chennai, India Samson Gandhi writes as though he is at your side sharing insights with you. He peppers the book with real life situations and examples to bolster the points he makes. A must-read for all Christian counsellors. This pragmatic and sharp book thrilled my heart! Go ahead, read, pray and with God's help counsel without offense! Dr. Anthony David, MD, Professor and Head, Physiology, Anna Medical College & Research Center, Mauritius Counselling Without Offense is an excellent book written by Samson Gandhi to show that a Christian and a non-Christian face similar problems and the solution lies in knowing the truth as "the Truth" holds the key to set them free. By saying "our goal is counselling and not converting" he removes the unnecessary pressure from the counsellor. This nook is a must for all counsellors. Stanley Mehta, Senior Pastor, Bombay Baptist Church, Mumbai
Couple Counselling outlines the essential principles and practices of couple counselling. Demystifying this form of therapy, the author provides a step-by-step guide from the first meeting through to subsequent sessions. The book includes a wealth of supporting features including case examples, student exercises, points for reflection and memory-jog pages to use in practice. As well as chapters illustrating counselling for problems frequently experienced by couples, such as sexual difficulties, infidelity, violence and abuse, key content includes:
This book comprises a sound basis for one-to-one practitioners wishing to expand their expertise and practice of therapy into working with couples, and for students training in this mode of counselling.
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