This is a must-read textbook for pastoral psychotherapists and pastoral counselors in clinical training as well as a guide for those in professional practice. Cooper-White harvests the great potential of postmodern sensibilities to help, accompany, and support individuals, couples, and families in recognizing and healing especially painful psychic wounds or longstanding patterns of self-defeating relationships to self and others. In Part 1 she shows how multiplicity and relationality provide a dynamic way of viewing human potential and pain. In Part 2 she unfolds the practical applications of this paradigm for a strongly empathic therapeutic relationship and process.
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Pamela Cooper-White is the Ben G and Nacye Clapp Gautier Professor of Pastoral Theology, Care, and Counseling at Columbia Theological Seminary. She has PhDs from the Chicago Institute for Clinical Social Work and from Harvard University.