So You Think You Don't Know One?: Addiction and Recovery in Clergy and Congregations

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Addiction and Recovery in Clergy and Congregations

Written from an Episcopal perspective

Unpacking a common, but rarely addressed problem—from the theological dimensions of codependency to treatment of the minister and congregation—clergy experts Platt and Knudsen cite real-life experiences with clergy addiction and congregations in crisis in this ecumenical approach to recovery.

Chapter 1: The Theological Dimensions of Codependency
Chapter 2: How It All Begins: The Seeds of Codependency in a Congregation
Chapter 3:  Symptoms of Codependency in the Congregation
Chapter 4: The Minister and Addiction
Chapter 5: Options for Ending the Codependency
Chapter 6: Treatment and Early Recovery
Chapter 7: Change
Chapter 8: Recovery for the Minister and the Congregation
Chapter 9: The Search Process, or, How They Find Each Other
Appendix

Format: Paperback book
Product code: CP4125
Dimensions: 6" x 9"
Length: 144 pages
Publisher:
Church Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 978-0-8192-2412-5
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Written by Nancy Van Dyke Platt and Chilton R. Knudsen

Author

Chilton R. Knudsen is the retired Bishop of Maine. She was Pastoral Care Officer in the Diocese of Chicago and worked with clergy and congregations in crisis. Her writings include Pastoral Care for Congregations in the Aftermath of Sexual Misconduct. She lives in Bath, Maine.

Nancy Van Dyke Platt is an Episcopal priest, counselor, and author. Her writings include Addiction; Pastoral Care to Cancer Patients; and Alcoholic's 12 Steps into Life. She lives in Augusta, Maine.