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Christian Counseling Ethics: A Handbook for Therapists, Pastors & Counselors

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The ethical questions that need to be explored fall under several areas. Competence - Are you qualified professionally and personally to provide the services you are offering? Confidentiality - Do you recognize circumstances that could endanger your ability to maintain confidentiality? Multiple Relationships - What are the dangers of counseling people whom you are relating ...more
Paperback, 404 pages
Published June 9th 1997 by IVP Academic (first published June 1997)
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Victoria W.
Sep 02, 2012 Victoria W. rated it liked it
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I'll confess the three stars may be slightly harsh but bear with me.

Overall, this book was extremely informative. Chapters focused on exceptions to basic rules, key points saw regular repetition for easier recollection, and the book even included copies of common ethical codes for examination.

Having read this piece I feel far more prepared to enter into my class on the subject.

That said, the book was dry as dust. I actually fell asleep reading it and probably would have walked away had it not be
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Teresa Gutermuth
Jun 15, 2009 Teresa Gutermuth rated it it was amazing
I'm trying to balance my postgraduate ethics class with some reading by Christian counseling and therapy professionals. This series of essays should help me do that. So far, it seems well-written and balanced.
Brock Pattison
Jul 08, 2014 Brock Pattison rated it liked it
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Read this for school. It is definitely dated. They should have assigned the updated version. That being said, it was an informative text, and provided some great insight. However, it was incredibly dry. Every single contributing writer was dry. Apparently psychologists are a boring lot.
Rachel
Apr 29, 2011 Rachel rated it liked it
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Good topics covered and very in depth discussion of Christian ethics but it was not very engaging and too wordy!
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