The Amberton Library has about 14,000 volumes and is very focused. Only books on topics that support the courses taught at Amberton are chosen to be added to the library. The library catalog is a good place to begin research on your topic. This provides an index to all of the books, videos, and audiocassettes in the collection.
Searching is done by Author, Title, or Subject. Keyword searches may also be done in the Title field. This is similar to a title search. Choose “Title” and type your keyword(s). A listing of all books containing your keyword(s) in the title will appear.
Below is a small sample of some of the newest print materials in the library collection you may find useful in studying Christian Counseling.
Attachment-Informed Grief Therapy: the Clinician’s Guide to Foundations and Applications
Phyllis Kosminsky. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Counseling Skills for Companioning the Mourner: the Fundamentals of Effective Grief Counseling
Alan Wolfelt. Fort Collins, CO: Companion Press, 2016.
Foundations of Counseling People: a Guide for the Counseling, Psychological, and Helping Professions
Michael E. Illovksy. Springfield, IL. Charles O. Thomas, 2013.
Relational Depth: New Perspectives and Developments
Rosanne Knox (ed. et als.) Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Moral Injury: Restoring Wounded Souls
Larry Kent Graham. Nashville, TN: Abington Press, 2017.
Principles of Psychology in Religious Context: Psychological and Spiritual Origins of Human Behavior
Eugene Rae Hucum. Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books, 2013.
Psychology of Prayer: a Scientific Approach
Bernard Spilka and Kevin L. Ladd. New York: Guilford Press, 2013.
Healing for the Heart and the Spirit
Bruce Pringle. Victoria, BC: Friesen Press. 2013.
241.641 C462 2nd ed
Christian Counseling Ethics: a Handbook for Psychologists, Therapists. and Pastors
Randolph E. Sanders (ed.). Downers Grove, IL: ILIVP Academic, 2013.
Christian Practical Wisdom: What It Is, Why It Matters
Dorothy C. Bass, (et. als.). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmann’s, 2016.
Love at First Fight: 52 Story-Based Meditations for Marries Couples
Cary Dyer and Dena Dyer. Uhrichsville, OH: Shiloh Run Press, 2016.
Overwhelmed: Winning the War against Worry
Perry Noble. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House, 2014.
Foundations in Pastoral Counseling: Integrating Philosophy, Theology, and Psychotherapy
London: SCM Press, 2017.
Biblical Counseling Guide for Women
John D. Street. Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2016.
Coming Home: Ministry that Matters with Veterans and Military Families
Zachary Moon. St. Louis, MO: Chalice Press, 2015.
Equally Yoked: a Premarital Counseling Primer for Multiethnic Christian Couples
Matthew R. Akers. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2016.
Sustaining Persons, Grieving Losses: a Fresh Pastoral Approach for the Challenges of the Dementia Journey
Dianne Crowther. Eugene, CO: Cascade Books, 2017.
Couple Therapy: New Hope Focused Approach
Jennifer S. Ripley and Everett L. Worthington. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014.
259.3 M2151 2nd ed
The Spiritual Dimension of Ageing
Elizabeth MacKinlay. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley, 2017.
Preventing Suicide: a Handbook for Pastors, Chaplains, and Pastoral Chaplains
Karen Mason. Downers Grove, IL: ILIVP Books, 2014.
Surprised by the Healer: Embracing Hope for Your Broken Story
Linda Dillow. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2016.
The Joy of Love: on Love in the Family
Pope Francis. New York: Paulist Press, 2016.
306.850973 D9121 3rd ed
Family Life Education: Principles and Practices for Effective Outreach
Stephen F. Duncan. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2017.
International Adoption and Clinical Practice
Heidi Schwarzwald. New York: Springer Publishing, 2015.
Family Based Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents
Mark Can Ryzin and Karol L. Kumpfer. New York: 2015.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Christians for a Helping Ministry
Michelle Pearce. W. Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2016.
Behavioral Addictions DSM-5 and Beyond
Nancy M. Petry. NY: Oxford University Press, 2016.
616.8914 En75 2nd ed
Forgiveness Therapy: an Empirical Guide for Resolving Anger and Restoring Hope
Robert Enright. Washington, D.C.: APA, 2015.
Pre-Marital Counseling: a Guide for Clinicians
Angela Skurtu. NY: Routledge, 2016.
Spiritual Competency in Psychotherapy
Philip Brown. New York: Springer, 2015.