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Working with religious issues in therapy

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Published by J. Aronson in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychotherapy.,
  • Psychoanalysis and religion.,
  • Psychotherapy patients -- Attitudes.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert J. Lovinger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455.4.R4 L68 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 312 p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2844190M
    ISBN 100876687273
    LC Control Number84006198


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More and more counselors are addressing religious and spiritual issues in their clinical work. This article outlines some of the ethical concerns that may arise when working with clients in Author: Marsha Wiggins.

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This book provides concrete guidance on how therapists can work effectively with clients from a variety of religious backgrounds. Each chapter is devoted to a different religious denomination and is written by an author who is both a mental health professional and an /5(2).

in religious and spiritual issues, in part because no agreed-on set of spiritual competencies or training guidelines exist.

In response to this need, we have developed a proposed set of spiritual and religious competencies for psychologists based on (1) a comprehensive literature review, (2) a focus group with.

Working With the Sacred: Four Approaches to Religious and Spiritual Issues in Counseling Article in Journal of counseling and development: JCD 78(2). 84% try to live according to their religious beliefs, 81% prefer having spiritual beliefs and practices integrated into therapy, 80% report that religion is very or fairly important in their lives, 75% want their therapists to address spiritual issues as part of their care 58% feel the desire to experience spiritual growth,File Size: KB.

religious beliefs of their clients to help them explore and resolve their problems. To effectively be able to address spiritual concerns in assessment and treatment, counselors need to have competencies in working with values.

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Others disagreed. Issues of spirituality and religion in psychotherapy supervision Article (PDF Available) in The Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences 44(3) February with Reads. Question: "How does psychology work with Christian counseling?" Answer: Psychology and Christianity often find themselves at odds.

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A full selection of therapeutic books, workbooks, reproducibles and more for all ages. Read. I on the other hand have strong religion beliefs that come from my childhood. Because of this, i don’t think i have been as upfront or as determined to work out our relationship problems.

Im seeking therapy but i want someone who understands religion but also sexual orientation and can also counsel couples with relationships issues.

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Worthington, Jr. Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series examining how counselors can work more effectively with clients who hold strong religious beliefs. The second article will appear in the August issue.

Jill D. Duba has long been interested in where issues of religion and faith fit into the counseling process, sparked in part by her own developing faith and the. Alcohol and drug counselors, along with other mental health professionals, face a number of challenges and special issues when working with people who have suffered abuse or neglect as children.

Like most people, counselors become upset or angry when they hear about children getting hurt or being abused. Some counselors are recovering from substance abuse. Christian counseling, also known as biblical counseling and Christian psychology, combines your faith with the principles of psychology to improve your mental health and relationships.

More specifically, this therapy approach uses scripture and biblical teachings to help you deal with life’s challenges.

The truth is, when you are in the midst. Bullis and Mazur's book, Legal Issues and Religious Counseling offers a clear description of how members of the clergy and other religious counselors, as well as their local and national religious organizations may become legally vulnerable/5(3).

Religious and Spiritual Issues in Counseling is a comprehensive resource for counselors, psychotherapists and psychologists seeking to understand and incorporate the spiritual dimension of a client's person, and to use this understanding in developing successful intervention strategies with clients.

Including case studies and exercises for self Cited by: psychologists to (a) explore religious issues in therapy, (b) develop strategies or therapeutic techniques for best dealing with religious issues, and (c) contribute to research and training with regard to religious issues in therapy.

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The Delicate Balance of Religion and Therapy. Religion has been shown to be a stabilizing factor for mental well-being. Research has demonstrated that people who have religious beliefs tend to have better mental health, physical health, and more satisfying relationships than those who do not have any religious beliefs.

There are many different approaches to working with religious and/or spiritual issues in therapy. Achieving the desired therapeutic outcome depends, in part, upon choosing the right type of therapy/counseling. Seven categories are discussed below. These are not all-inclusive, nor are these categories universally agreed upon.

Working with Spiritual Issues G rowing evidence suggests that re-ligion and spirituality have ben-efi cial effects on health.1 People use spirituality for healing of illness, psy-chological growth, and self-actualization. A variety of spiritual problems may arise spontaneously or during intense prac-tice.2,3 At the acute stage, the presentationFile Size: KB.

Religious Therapy & Ethics. Religious therapy is what results when the cause of a psychological condition is religious or spiritual issues.

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His books are wonderful. They carefully lay a biblical foundation for complete recovery for every believer. Conducting multiple family therapy may meet with more success through focusing on the broader issues of strong relevance to Hispanic/Latino families that may be contributing to presenting problems.

For example, these issues may include the powerful intrafamilial stresses due to acculturation and immigration (Santisteban et al. Nancy Boyd-Franklin's special interests include multicultural issues, the treatment of African-American families, ethnicity and family therapy, home-based family therapy, marital and couples therapy, the multisystems approach to the treatment of poor inner-city families, issues for women of color, the development of a model of therapeutic.

Religious issues and LGBT clients. Few issues tend to spark as much debate in religious circles as matters of sexual identity. Perhaps for that reason, says Michael Kocet, president of the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling, many people — including some counselors — assume that the LGBT community as a whole dismisses the need for religion.

Educational programs in psychology lack sufficient training needed to work with a focus on religious and spiritual issues (Cornish & Wade, ; Delaney et. The argument has been made that religious and spiritual (R/S) forms of treatment, or R/S adaptations of existing treatments, are an appropriate, culturally sensitive, and potentially efficacious method of intervention when working clinically with religious patients experiencing psychological, behavioral, or physiological by: 4.

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But we can do this in therapy by working with our clients’ resistance. Group therapy also may be problematic for many Muslims.[31,32] Although this might seem opposite to the emphasis of Islam on the value of the community, group therapy as practiced in Western settings often conflicts with a number of Islamic values.

For instance, some Muslims may feel uncomfortable sharing personal details in group settings Cited by: Practitioners working in hospital and school settings are faced with similar problems. The advent of the internet and e-mail has resulted in new concerns for psychiatrists, related to communication via those media.

Issues related to parenting, culture and development patterns, along with personal issues for the therapist, have been by: 5.