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Three qualified biblical counselors share how hurting parents can deal with the emotional trauma of when a child goes astray. A heartfelt and practical guide that includes excellent advice regarding medicines commonly prescribed to problem children.

Biographical Note:

Elyse Fitzpatrick is the head of Women Helping Women Ministries and holds an MA in biblical counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary. She has authored more than a dozen books, including Love to Eat, Hate to Eat. She and her husband, Phil, have three grown children as well as grandchildren.

Jim Newheiser is a pastor, and also a counselor and director at The Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship (IBCD) in San Diego, California. He holds M.A. and D.Min. degrees from Westminster Theological Seminary.

Dr. Laura Hendrickson, a former medical doctor and board-certified psychiatrist, is presently a biblical counselor, speaker, and writer. She lives in Southern California with her husband, Daniel, and her son, Eric.

Marc Notes:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-255).

Publisher Marketing:

There is perhaps no greater fear in a parent’s heart than the thought that a much-loved and well-cared-for child will make bad choices or even become a prodigal.

What are parents to do in such circumstances? Authors Jim Newheiser and Elyse Fitzpatrick speak from years of personal experience as both parents and biblical counselors about how hurting parents can deal with the emotional trauma of when a child goes astray. They offer concrete hope and encouragement along with positive steps parents can take even in the most negative situations.

Includes excellent advice from Dr. Laura Hendrickson regarding medicines commonly prescribed to problem children, and offers questions parents can ask pediatricians before using behavioral medications. A heartfelt and practical guide for parents.

Review Citations:
  • Ingram Advance 03/01/2005 pg. 86 (EAN 9780736915649, Paperback)

Contributor Bio:  Fitzpatrick, Elyse

Elyse Fitzpatrick is the head of Women Helping Women Ministries and holds an MA in biblical counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary. She has authored more than two dozen books, including Women Helping Women. She and her husband, Phil, have three grown children and six grandchildren.

Contributor Bio:  Newheiser, James

Jim Newheiser is a pastor, and also a counselor and director at The Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship (IBCD) in San Diego, California. He holds M.A. and D.Min. degrees from Westminster Theological Seminary.

Contributor Bio:  Hendrickson, Laura

Dr. Laura Hendrickson, a former medical doctor and board-certified psychiatrist, is presently a biblical counselor, speaker, and writer. She lives in Southern California with her husband, Daniel, and her son, Eric.