I am frequently asked for help in situations of abuse. Over the years I have had numerous opportunities to help counselors and counselees facing these terrible situations. For quick reference, this page contains all of my materials on abuse accessible online. May this material help you to love those who have been tragically hurt.

Podcast: Truth In Love: The Abuse Pendulum, Part 2

In this podcast, Dale Johnson interviews me about spousal abuse. For the blogs under discussion, see my Abuse Counseling page. https://biblicalcounseling.com/resource-library/podcast-episodes/the-abuse-pendulum-part-2-2/

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The Battleship of Abuse

Do you remember playing the game Battleship when you were a kid? You would try to discover where your opponent had stationed his ships on a grid representing the ocean so you…

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Domestic Abuse DVD
Counseling Care for Domestic Abuse

I am VERY excited about the new IBCD observation video series on spousal abuse. Dr. Jeremy Pierre of Southern Seminary does an amazing job of portraying the subtle but coercive ways of…

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Educating Your Elders About Abuse

Well-meaning church leaders often fail to distinguish between ordinary marital conflict and situations in which one spouse is abusing the other. The abusive spouse, usually the husband, is often able to manipulate…

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Reporting Sexual Abuse

I have been involved in several counseling cases in which a grown woman reveals that she was sexually abused in her childhood. The circumstances were never reported to the authorities, nor had…

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The Abuse Pendulum (Part 2)

BCC Staff: Today we finish a two-part blog about domestic abuse by Dr. Jim Newheiser. He continues to evaluate common statements you hear about ministering to those who’ve experienced domestic abuse. We…

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The Abuse Pendulum (Part 1)

BCC Staff: Today and tomorrow we are running a two-part blog about domestic abuse by Dr. Jim Newheiser. He offers a lot of food for thought, and we hope you are well…

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Caring for the Abused

Victims of abuse suffer greatly and need help. This session will teach you to offer compassionate biblical counsel to a victim of abuse as well as providing practical instruction on how to…

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Books

These books, available in English and Spanish, present biblical help for helping someone who has been abused and helping the angry. The Lord Jesus was a friend to the hurting, and he is available to help those who seek him.

Help! Someone I Love Has Been Abused
Amazon
Shepherd Press
Biblical Counseling Books
¡Ayuda! ¿Cómo Trato Con el Abuso?
Amazon
Poiema

Help! My Anger is Out of Control
Amazon
Shepherd Press
Biblical Counseling Books
¡Ayuda! Mi Ira Está Feura de Control
Amazon
Poiema