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Understanding and Loving a Person with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Biblical and Practical Wisdom to Build Empathy, Preserve Boundaries, and Show Compassion

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ISBN: 9780830772292

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This book is a compassionate companion to those who love someone who has experienced severe trauma that left his or her brain changed by PTSD.

As someone who suffered from PTSD herself, Becky Johnson knows what is most helpful on the path to recovery. Becky teams up with Stephen Arterburn to offer:

•    Insight into what is happening in the brain
•    Background on treatments such as EMDR
•    Ideas on what to say and what not to say
•    Suggestions for calming a loved one during a PTSD episode

A personal coach and a compassionate companion, this book helps readers become a healing presence in their loved one’s life while practicing self-care as well.
Contents

    Introduction by Stephen Arterburn     vii
1. How Can I Help My Loved One with PTSD?     1
2. PTSD—Yes, It’s a Real Thing: Signs and Symptoms     12
3. Becoming a Compassionate Companion     33
4. Compassionate Self- Care    65
5. Withdrawing versus Connection: The Healing Balance     74
6. Trauma as Delayed Grief     84
7. The Healing Toolbox      97
8. Professional Therapies     109
9. Post- traumatic Growth     119
Suggested Resources     134
About New Life Ministries     141
About Stephen Arterburn     143
About Becky Johnson      145

Product Details

  • Title : Understanding and Loving a Person with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Biblical and Practical Wisdom to Build Empathy, Preserve Boundaries, and Show Compassion
  • Authors:
    • Arterburn, Stephen
    • Johnson, Becky
  • Publisher: David C. Cook
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • ISBN: 9780830772292

Stephen Arterburn, M.Ed., is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries and the host of the nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show New Life Live! heard by over two million people each week on nearly two hundred radio stations nationwide. He is the bestselling author of books such as Every Man’s Battle and Healing Is a Choice. With over eight million books in print, Arterburn has been writing about God’s transformational truth since 1984. His ministry focuses on identifying and compassionately responding to the needs of those seeking healing and restoration through God’s truth.

Becky Johnson is the author of more than 60 books, covering genres from humor to brain science, from practical self-help to cooking, to spiritual inspiration. She lives with her family in Colorado.

 

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