Stress is a condition most people know little about until its dramatic effects take charge of their lives. It can manifest itself in simple inappropriate behaviors towards ourselves or one another or reach the more intense impact through mood disorders, addictions and physical illnesses.
Using sound Biblical teachings, this valuable resource examines stress, its impact on you and your relationships and then delivers answers to understanding, coping and living the healthy life God intends.
The well-organized chapters allow the reader to learn: How people react to stress and the many faces it wears; How addictions intensify our reaction to stress; How spirituality can combat the effects of stress; How anger, un-forgiveness and sin can contribute to stress; How God’s love helps reduce stress; How to use God’s gifts on the journey to overcoming the multiple levels of stress.
With life changing directions for individuals, pastors, counselors, therapists and others who work in the helping professions, this reference book is a valuable source of answers to the daily struggles that create stress and the coping skills to live a healthier life. Strong endorsements from Christian counselors and pastors.
Dr. Steven Haymon, Ed.D., has over 35 years of clinical experience as a psychotherapist/consultant. He has treated thousands of clients for issues including childhood disorders, maritial and couple conseling, family counseling, parent/child conflicts and chemical dependency. Dr Haymon has also done extensive work with mood disorders, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders. He has a wealth of knowledge in conducting training workshops and seminars in his various fields of study and research.
Dr. Haymon has a B.A. in Education, M.S.W. in Social Work and Ed.D. in Educational Psychology. He has also pursued and completed Christian educational course-work at Bethesda Temple Bible Institute,under the tutelage of Dr.Rachel Webb. Dr. Haymon is amember of Bethesda Temple Church of Apostolic Faith in St. Louis, Missouri wherethe Honorable Bishop James A. Johnson, D.D. is pastor.read more
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