Healing the Invisible Scars of Emotional Abuse
by Susan Titus Osborn
, Karen L. Kosman
, and Jeenie Gordon
In Wounded by Words
, the authors explore how emotional abusers isolate, disorient, and indoctrinate their victims and how their unkind words leave lasting scars.
Sharing personal stories of people from the Bible and from contemporary life who have suffered verbal abuse, the authors offer tested, scriptural advice for breaking the cycle.
Readers will learn how to recognize the signs of verbal or emotional abuse, change abusive patterns, and rediscover hope.
Christian Living, Practical Life, Women
5.5 X 8.5 Inches
About the Authors
Susan Titus Osborn is the director of the Christian Communicator Manuscript Critique Service where she heads a staff of 18 editors. She has written 30 books, her latest being Wounded by Words and Too Soon to Say Goodbye, coauthored with Jeenie Gordon and Karen Kosman, and published by New Hope Publishers. Susan is a member of the CLASSeminars staff and is also a CLASS speaker. Susan is also a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) and Christian Authors Network (CAN). Her past positions include magazine editor and adjunct professor at four Christian colleges. She has spoken extensively across the US at more than 150 writers conferences and in 8 foreign countries. As an author, Susan represents New Hope Publishers. She lives in Fullerton, California, with her husband, Dick. They have 5 grown children, 12 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandsons.
Karen L. Kosman has written two books, Wounded by Words and Too Soon to Say Goodbye, coauthored by Susan Osborn and Jeenie Gordon, and published by New Hope Publishers. Karen’s articles appear in Chicken Soup for the Soul and several other compilation books. As an inspirational speaker, Karen is a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) and Christian Authors Network (CAN). She is also a member of Network of Evangelical Women in Ministry (NEWIM). Karen is a popular speaker for Celebrate Recovery, Stephen Ministries, other women’s ministries, and other church groups. She lives in Hemet, California, with her husband John. They have 6 adult children, 19 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Jeenie Gordon is a marriage and family therapist with 25-plus years of experience. Previous positions include high school counselor of more than 8,000 teens, psychiatric hospital therapist, and prison therapist (juvenile males). She has also counseled hundreds of adults/families of divorce. She is the author of eight books, one a Gold Medallion finalist, and she is a former contributor/columnist of national magazines. She speaks internationally and is a radio/TV talk-show guest, an officer on a Christian university board, and a member of other psychological boards. She also teaches Sunday School (adult singles) and is a Bible study leader. She has a married daughter and grandchildren.