Winner of the Christian Literary Award and Christian Indie Publisher Award, Third Place Winner of the Living Now Book Award and Selah Book Award, and finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards,Overcoming the Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers is a ground-breaking comprehensive handbook that contains everything a woman needs to know about how to recognize abuse, break free, and thrive. This landmark definitive guide details the entire process of identifying abuse and abusers’ tactics, describing the practical steps a victim must take to leave safely, and guiding victims through the steps to find hope, healing, and become the women they were designed to be.
The handbook delves into the high correlation between narcissistic and anti-social personality disorders and abuse. It provides detailed tips for the legal, financial, emotional support and safety plans a woman needs to escape. It guides women and their children through healing. For women of faith, the book digs deep into scripture to bring spiritual healing for victims, and provides biblical best practices for clergy on how to support victims while holding abusers accountable. With a multi-disciplinary approach, it educates, equips, encourages, guides, and provides comfort and hope to women escaping abuse so they can live a victorious life of peace and wholeness. Overcoming is endorsed by clergy, lawyers, judges, seminary professors, therapists, elected officials, and survivors.
Charlene Quint, a family law attorney, Certified Domestic Violence Professional, and domestic abuse survivor, draws on her experiences and expertise to help victims of abuse master the essential 3 R’s of Abuse: recognize, remove, and recover. Ms. Quint was awarded the Augustana College Alumni Humanitarian Award for her groundbreaking work with survivors of domestic abuse.
The book is a must-read for victims of abuse as well as counselors, clergy, congregation leaders, lawyers, judges, guardians ad litem, medical professionals, and other professionals dedicated to helping others.
A companion workbook for support groups, small groups, and Bible studies is available starting in 2023.