Illinois attorney, author and victim of domestic abuse, Charlene Quint, will be at Stepping Stones discussing and signing her book, "Overcoming The Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers" - The Comprehensive Handbook to Recognize, Remove, and Recover from Abuse, on Friday, October 1st, 10AM - 4PM.
About the Book:
Her new groundbreaking book, Overcoming the Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers: The Comprehensive Handbook to Recognize, Remove and Recover from Abuse (October 1, 2020, Redemption Press), a 576 page textbook with over 225 footnotes, masterfully weaves together research, personal experience, professional expertise, and true stories of dozens of survivors. The book is designed to give women of faith everything they need to know to identify abuse, get out safely,
heal, and become the woman God designed them to be. It is a must-read for survivors, pastors, counselors, and family law lawyers and judges. It has been endorsed by pastors, seminary professors, lawyers, prosecutors, judges, therapists, domestic abuse organizations, and survivors. The book is the Third Place Winner in the 2021 Selah Award for excellence in Christian publishing, the Bronze Medalist in the 2021 Living Now Awards, a 2021 finalist in the Independent Publisher Book Awards, and a finalist in the 2021 Christian Literary Awards (winners announced October 2021).
About the Author:
Charlene Quint is a family law attorney in Lake County, Illinois, who focuses her practice on helping women overcome domestic abuse. She wrote Overcoming the Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers to help victims of domestic abuse become the fearless victors that God designed them to be. Quint is co-chair of the Partnership for a Safer Lake County—a network of organizations combating all forms of abuse. She is a Certified Domestic Violence Professional, an advocate for victims of abuse, a facilitator of multiple support groups, and a domestic abuse survivor. She speaks publicly to raise awareness of domestic abuse. Her professional and personal interests are devoted to helping women overcome domestic abuse.
Ms. Quint founded AbuseCare.org, a faith-based organization designed to help women of faith find hope and healing after domestic abuse on their journey from victim to victorious, and to educate and equip pastors and church leaders with Biblically based best practices for addressing abuse. Prior to starting her own law firm, Ms. Quint served for 15 years as a corporate attorney at the Chicago law firm of SchiffHardin LLP, and served as law clerk to the Honorable Morton Denlow in federal court. Prior to her legal career, Ms. Quint served as Chief Financial Officer of Probus Publishing Company and started her financial career as a CPA at Arthur Andersen & Co. in Chicago.
Ms. Quint was born in Mason City, Iowa and grew up in Rantoul, Illinois. She is a graduate of Augustana College, graduating summa cum laude with majors in Accounting and Business Administration. She is also a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, graduating magna cum laude with a doctor in jurisprudence. Ms. Quint is a mom to three grown children and lives with her husband Chris Russell in the northern suburbs of Chicago, where they both serve in the worship band in their church. She enjoys skiing, skydiving, hiking, fishing, water sports, sailing, being in nature, playing the piano, singing, writing, and being with good people.
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