There are no bruises to yellow and heal, no gaping wound to point to. But, in spite of their invisibility, emotional wounds are a very damaging form of abuse. Whether caused by words, actions, or even indifference, emotional abuse is very common-yet often overlooked. In this helpful guide, Christian therapist Gregory Jantz examines why emotional abuse is so common and damaging. He reveals how those who have been abused by a spouse, parent, employer, or minister can overcome the past and rebuild their self-image. This new expanded edition of Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse now includes: * strategies for dealing with the 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
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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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