The world of psychiatry can seem a confusing place to those of us not medically trained. In his short, accessible, book Mike Emlet helps us engage with those who have received diagnoses – and their families and friends – with wisdom and care.
The Bible is the bedrock of biblical counselling. But, as Mike Emlet observes in his book, CrossTalk, there are two things which we often struggle with when we try to share Scripture with others.
Age of Opportunity by Paul Tripp is written for Christian parents of pre-teens and teenagers. This book encourages parents to look firstly at their own hearts, allowing God’s word to penetrate and transform them, and after that their parenting.
Amy Baker’s book ‘Picture Perfect’ scratches a big itch for me. As a recently qualified biblical counsellor I read her book, thinking, ‘This book would be so helpful for so-and-so’ because, as I read, I realised how helpful it was for me as a recovering perfectionist!