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Psychology Plus Spiritual Growth Adds Unique Dimension to Self-Help Book

Written by Featured Organization on 23 July 2012.

With a hands-on approach, Barbara Derrick inspires a new, challenging, ultimately fruitful method for one’s progress in becoming whole and Christian -  Barbara Derrick’s Your Spiritual Growth Handbook (published by iUniverse) new book contains a five week plan that is a hands-on approach that allows the reader to record his or her feeling and actions in problem areas. These problem areas evolve into strengths that ultimately become the Spiritual Growth readers are seeking.

 

A step-by-step approach, guided by a minister/therapist that combines modern psychological insights and Christian thought, this book encourages seeing one’s challenges as opportunities for Spiritual Growth. It lets readers’ personal relationship with God attain a clearer, less “burdensome,” dimension – paradoxically, as personal knowledge in this field grows, the load gets lighter – a key that is the essence to illumination and wisdom.

By allowing modern psychological processes into the creation of a Spiritual Growth agenda, the author brings readers one step closer to a breakthrough in what could be the final status of Christian growth. As self-help books go, Derrick stands in a unique new field fostering the marriage of science and religion into a holistic, ultimately truthful dimension which God meant for them.

About the author

Barbara A. Derrick, ordained United Methodist minister who holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, is recognized for her ability to combine psychological insights with Christian thought. She gives lectures and seminars based on her publications. She co-founded The Women's Center in Summerville, S.C. with Dr. A.C. Holler, Jr.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Chapters Indigo in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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