Dr. Charles Hodges Jr. and a team of
contributing physicians, health care professionals, and biblical counselors
answer questions and offer solid biblical principles about counseling
individuals with medical issues and address a variety of specific problems.
Biblical counselors and pastors often have questions when a
counselee is struggling with a mixture of physical, emotional, and spiritual
difficulties. The Christian Counselor’s Medical
Desk Reference 2nd Edition
helps counselors understand how some medical conditions impact counseling
needs. Inspired by Dr. Bob Smith’s first edition, this book will help to
guide counselors in offering specific reminders of gospel truth to counselees
as they journey the road ahead.
The first section offers guidance for the extra challenges
inherent with certain medical diagnoses. The second section examines the
challenges associated with a variety of physical and mental conditions such as
autoimmune disorders, PTSD, Alzheimer’s, bipolar disorder, clinical depression,
and more, helping counselors better understand the specific counseling needs
that often accompany each condition.
Written by an experienced team of doctors and health care
biblical counseling experience.
Learn about specific conditions along with how to counsel beyond labels and
address the whole person.
Gain confidence in the sufficiency of Scripture to bring hope and
help to sufferers.
(Releases February 20, 2023)
About the editor:
Charles Hodges Jr., MD, is a family
physician and biblical counselor who serves as the Executive Director of Vision
of Hope and is a counselor and instructor at Faith Biblical Counseling
Ministry. He is the author of Good
Mood Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder, editor of
The Christian Counselor’s Medical Desk Reference, 2nd Edition,
and is a contributing writer for Caring for the Souls of Children. He
and his wife, Helen, have four children, thirteen grandchildren, and one