Giving the abused your listening ear is the most important thing you can provide for them. As you think about moving forward with soul care, factor in her fears. Give her time to trust you, as her emotions may be oscillating.
About Rick Thomas
Rick Thomas leads a training network for Christians to assist them in becoming more effective soul care providers. RickThomas.Net reaches people around the world through consulting, training, podcasting, writing, counseling, and speaking.
In 1990 he earned a BA in Theology, and 1991 he received a BS in Education. In 1993 he was ordained into Christian ministry, and in 2000 he graduated with an MA in Counseling from The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, CA.
In 2006 he was recognized as a Fellow of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). He also received certification by the International Association of Biblical Counselors (IABC).
In addition to writing for his website, he also publishes on Medium, the Biblical Counseling Coalition, Covenant Eyes, and The Courage. Go to our meet with Rick page to schedule a private meeting. If you're interested in Rick speaking at your event, go to our public speaking page.