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Counseling Suffering People (0.75 hour course)


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One of the most significant roles for a pastor or counselor is to walk alongside someone who is suffering. It provides an opportunity to reach out and express the grace of God in situations where people are hurting and looking to find meaning and purpose in their life. In Counseling Suffering People professor and practicing counselor Dr. Dave Wenzel provides insight into how to walk with people who are experiencing grief or loss. Dr. Wenzel discusses different frameworks for understanding suffering. He explores the different assumptions and beliefs that people have about suffering, and gives practical advice on how to respond to those who are suffering. This course will help you as you look to help those who are experiencing hardship in their life.

This course is adapted from Mobile Ed: CO131 Integrative Counseling by Dr. Dave Wenzel. You can check out the full course here.

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Counseling Suffering People
  • When Suffering Comes
  • Common Frameworks for Suffering: Reward/Retribution and Randomness
  • Common Frameworks for Suffering: Tapestry
  • Common Frameworks for Suffering: Ship Captain and Free Will Providence
  • Principles, Presuppositions, and Assumptions of Suffering
  • Responding to Suffering
  • Title: Counseling Suffering People
  • Instructor: Dave Wenzel
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, audio, and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: 1
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Dr. Dave Wenzel earned his PhD in counseling from Loyola University Maryland. He also has master’s degrees in both divinity and theology from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He is a licensed professional counselor and a nationally certified counselor. He has been a professor of counseling for 19 years. His clinical experience includes the Veterans Administration, outpatient drug and alcohol, inpatient psychiatric, and outpatient community mental health. He also trained for two years in the Isaac Taylor Institute of Psychiatry and Religion in Columbia, Maryland.

Formerly, he served as the clinical director of the Sandy Family Services DUII program, clinical director at Sunnyside Counseling Center from 1994–2007, and director of the counseling program at Western Seminary from 1994–2010. His professional interests include child development, parenting, clinical supervision, and the role of spirituality in mental health. In addition to his teaching and presentation of professional continuing education, he frequently speaks to community groups on parenting, family communication, marriage, and relationships.


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  1. Benaiah



  2. Karina Gabriel Stavenes
    This course is excellent! Very useful, sound, helpful advice. Thank you so much!
  3. Robert. L.Brandon
  4. Jesse Blevins

    Jesse Blevins


    Dr. Wenzel is a very gifted teacher. He waste no words and speaks with great insight in what he has to say. His teaching style came across very balanced between both theory and showing how that information applies to real world situations of everyday life.


Collection value: $15.75
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