HEALING THE SCARS OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE, REV. ED. Paperback – Jan 2009
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In this provocative book, Dr. Gregory Jantz examines the pervasive yet overlooked problem of emotional abuse-and why it is so common and damaging. Whether you or a loved one has been abused by words, actions, or even indifference, this book will help you understand the effects of the abuse, give you insight into the problems of the abuser, and show you how to overcome the past. In this revised edition, you'll find -strategies for dealing with a verbal abuser -self-check quizzes with each chapter -keys to rebuilding relationships -letters from survivors of emotional abuse -new information on spiritual abuse -a biblical plan for healing "No one is better equipped to speak to the causes and cures [of emotional abuse] than Gregory Jantz." -Bruce Larson, minister-at-large, Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, California "If you are suffering from the pervasive pain of emotional abuse through words or actions, you have suffered long enough. This book offers a balm for the battered soul." -Les Parrot III, professor of clinical psychology, Seattle Pacific University "The scriptural and biblically oriented guidance found in this carefully crafted book will prove of inestimable value to all who accept-and adopt-its valid advice." -Ted Engstrom, former president, World Vision International Gregory Jantz, Ph.D., is founder and director of The Center for Counseling and Health Resources and the author of eleven books. He has a daily radio show in the Seattle area and conducts seminars on a wide variety of subjects.
About the Author
Gregory L. Jantz, Ph.D., is founder and director of the Center for Counseling and Health Resources in Edmonds, Washington, and the author of eleven books. He has a daily radio show in the Seattle area and conducts seminars on a variety of subjects.
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with a grounded, helped feeling...hopeful, too. I'm not crazy about the word "empowering," but this book is empowering, I think. If you're looking for help in this area, this book is worth reading. (I know Bill Blass used to say in those magazine perfume ads that he didn't like people (women) who thought they could be helped by self-help books--remember?--but I don't care! This is a truly good one!) If you are in pain and you suspect past emotional abuse might be a factor contributing to it, please check this book out. You might even be moved to pass it on to friends--I am already plotting to purchase additional copies!
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This is an awesome, awesome read for anyone who has ever been emotionally abused. Many forms of emotional abuse are defines along with suggestions with how to deal with it and... Read morePublished on Jan. 2 2013 by Risé
Laying open oneself to another is an act of love unlike no other because it is an intentional removal of the protective layers through which self insulation protects us from the... Read morePublished on April 5 2002 by Patricia B. Ross
Emotional abuse is all-pervasive in our culture, making it difficult for one small volume to address all aspects thereof. Read morePublished on Jan. 3 2002 by Ellen C. Falkenberry
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