The Inner Life of the Counselor
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 160

The Inner Life of the Counselor

One of the greatest gifts helping professionals can share with others is a sense of their own peace. However, retaining and renewing a sense of a healthy perspective requires not only self-care strategies, but also an awareness of basic profound, yet simple, wisdom themes. The Inner Life of the Counselor presents classic and contemporary wisdom that examines and explores each of these themes in a way that both professional and non-professional helpers will find revealing and meaningful in understanding their own journey. Informed by the author's over thirty years of experience as a therapist, mentor, and clinical supervisor of professional helpers?as well as by his expertise in resiliency an...

After 50
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 88

After 50

This book encourages readers of all ages - but most particularly those "after 50" - to seek and embrace God as the center of their lives, to care for others from a deeper place in their souls and to nurture their own interior lives through creative, new and simple ways. Robert Wicks' thought-provoking blend of ideas, quotations, story, humor and original prayer provides solid, practical spiritual guidance as well as insightful psychological reflection. In three sections - "Praying", "Caring" and "Nurturing" - Robert Wicks offers his readers a gentle prod to discover the riches of this holy time of life. "Praying" encourages such activities as having honest conversations with God, enjoying silence and solitude and developing personal parables. "Caring" challenges readers to be present to others, to become true listeners and to be faithful to those in need. "Nurturing" provides concrete and creative suggestions for soul-nourishing.

Bounce
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 232

Bounce

Stress is a fact of modern life. And as more and more people face greater financial insecurity, longer work hours, and the increasingly complex personal and social demands of our fast-paced, multi-tasking, high-tech lifestyle, finding healthy ways to handle stress is more important than ever. In Bounce: Living the Resilient Life, Robert Wicks shows you not just how to manage stress, but how to transform stressful situations into opportunities to live a more meaningful, self-aware, and compassionate life. Wicks makes available to everyone techniques he has used for over 30 years in helping physicians, nurses, psychotherapists, educators, social workers, ministers, and relief workers not only ...

Clinical Handbook of Pastoral Counseling
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 707

Clinical Handbook of Pastoral Counseling

Building on the groundbreaking original work with the same title, these articles focus on current issues, such as certain life stages, special populations, the devalued and abused, the addicted and special issues of the 1990's.

Perspective
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 280

Perspective

For generations, classic wisdom literature has taught that a healthy perspective can replenish our thirst for a meaningful and rewarding life. From its inception clinical psychology has followed suit, revealing that how we see ourselves and the world is more important than what we see or have-in essence, that a healthy perspective is tantamount to possessing the psychological "pearl of great price." Robert J. Wicks, world-renowned psychologist and author of Bounce: Living the Resilient Life, has written a powerful guide for discovering and regaining a balanced and healthy perspective. Combining classic wisdom with cutting-edge research in cognitive behavioral therapy and positive psychology,...

Schopenhauer
  • Language: de
  • Pages: 216

Schopenhauer

This innovative volume presents an insightful philosophical portrait of the life and work of Arthur Schopenhauer. Focuses on the concept of the sublime as it clarifies Schopenhauer’s aesthetic theory, moral theory and asceticism Explores the substantial relationships between Schopenhauer’s philosophy and Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity Defends Schopenhauer’s position that absolute truth can be known and described as a blindly striving, all-permeating, universal “Will” Examines the influence of Asian philosophy on Schopenhauer Describes the relationships between Schopenhauer’s thought and that of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Wittgenstein.

Living Simply in an Anxious World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 112

Living Simply in an Anxious World

Now reissued, this book encourages and enables readers to discover simplicity with single-mindedness in the midst of life's turmoil.

Living a Gentle, Passionate Life
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 144

Living a Gentle, Passionate Life

Stories, ideas and truths that show how to nourish the human spirit -- our own and that of those we meet along life's journey.

Counseling Strategies and Intervention Techniques for the Human Services
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 213

Counseling Strategies and Intervention Techniques for the Human Services

Provides professionals in counseling, nursing, education, and community health with the behavior theory and applications for intervening with the emotional disturbed. Discusses the history and philosophy, diagnosis and classification, strategies and procedures for intervention and treatment, communi

Spiritual Resilience
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 112

Spiritual Resilience

We've all had times when bouncing back from the ordinary stress of daily life or an unexpected tragedy seems to be an insurmountable challenge. We need a way to recover resilience. If you're facing difficult times, Dr. Robert Wicks is here to help you regain your balance by discovering resources you may have been taking for granted. Through 30 daily reflections, you can gradually find your way back to a place of serenity and renewed energy. Wicks draws on the wisdom and insight of great teachers and healers throughout the ages, as well as the wealth of insight from the Scriptures to show how a renewed spiritual life can bring you to a place of psychological strength.