Life After Loss

Life After Loss: Contemporary Grief Counseling and Therapy is a reader friendly book with tools, techniques, and compass points to help others with the experience of grief. Going beyond the well-known but outmoded stage theories of grief, this book explores and illustrates new models of treatment, applying them to the lived experience of bereaved clients. […]

Recent United States Supreme Court Decisions and Human Resource Management Decision Making: The 2007/2008 Term.

INTRODUCTION Former Supreme Court Justice, Lewis Powell described the federal judiciary and the United States Supreme Court as perhaps “the most important instrument for social, economic, and political change” (Lazarus, 2008). The Constitutional origin of the Court is in Article III, [section]1, of the U.S. Constitution and provides that “the judicial Power of the United […]

Loving Me

Loving Me – The Hidden Agenda of Self-Esteem – (9,700 words) Thinking more about yourself is not the path to freedom. The self-esteem agenda demands that you turn your thoughts onto yourself. The Bible has a counter-intuitive message: The more God thoughts you have, the freer you will be. Self-esteem is not like that. It’s […]

Darkness Visible

The New York Times–bestselling memoir of crippling depression and the struggle for recovery by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Sophie’s Choice.In the summer of 1985, William Styron became numbed by disaffection, apathy, and despair, unable to speak or walk while caught in the grip of advanced depression. His struggle with the disease culminated in a […]

When Friends Ask for Help

Friends give serious life advice to one another more than all of the world’s psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselors combined. And that’s good; there’s no doubt God calls us to help and encourage other people. When a casual conversation turns into a friend confiding: “I struggle with depression,” “I’m an alcoholic,” “I’m having relationship problems,” “I have […]

Why Is It Always About You?

In this groundbreaking book — the first popular book on narcissism in more than a decade — clinical social worker and psychotherapist Sandy Hotchkiss shows you how to cope with controlling, egotistical people who are incapable of the fundamental give-and-take that sustains healthy relationships. Exploring how individuals come to have this shortcoming, why you get […]