Compassioning

Basic Counseling Skills for Christian Caregivers

By Margaret Ferris, CSJ

Compassioning

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  • ISBN: 9781606089668
  • Pages: 84
  • Publication Date: 9/1/2009
  • Retail Price: $14.00
Web Price: $11.20
Web Price: $11.20

Compassioning

Basic Counseling Skills for Christian Caregivers

By Margaret Ferris, CSJ

paperback-logo

PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781606089668
  • Pages: 84
  • Publication Date: 9/1/2009
  • Retail Price: $14.00
Web Price: $11.20

About-

Margaret Ferris teaches basic counseling skills for caregivers who want to incorporate Christian norms and values into their ministry. In Compassioning, she offers a model that integrates basic Christian principles with tested psychological techniques. Chapter exercises instruct the reader in how to monitor and measure listening and responding skills.

Compassioning can be used either as a text for training others or as a tool for personal growth in communication skills. Anyone called upon to do occasional pastoral counseling will appreciate this concise and reliable handbook. For those who anticipate a full-time ministry in pastoral counseling, Compassioning will provide an excellent foundation.

Contributors-

Margaret Ferris, CSJ

Bio(s)-

Margaret Ferris, CSJ, is a sister of St. Joseph of London, Ontario and taught pastoral counseling at St. Peter's Seminary. She holds graduate degrees in science, counseling, and spirituality and a doctor of ministry degree in spiritual direction. She also served as Director of Medaille Retreat House where she designed and facilitated numerous workshops and retreats in both Canada and the United States on various topics of psychology and spirituality.

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