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Incorporating Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy Theory and Technique

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ISBN-10: 0471415456

ISBN-13: 9780471415459

Edition: 2003

Authors: Geri Miller

List price: $65.00
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Description:

The only comprehensive volume to discuss theory, practice, and ethics of integrating spirituality in counseling, this valuable resource serves the needs of all mental health professionals. The practice-oriented text establishes a historical context then reviews the major eastern and western religious groups and presents research findings on the effectiveness of spiritual practices in treatment. Includes theoretical material, specific counseling techniques, and a thorough discussion of ethics.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/18/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Introduction
Chapter Objectives
Spirituality in the Context of Counseling
Creation of a Sacred Place
Encouragement of Self-Care
Encouragement of Spiritual Practice
Case Studies
Exercises
Suggested Readings
Historical Development
Chapter Objectives
Separateness and Integration
Barriers between Spirituality/Religion and Therapy
Bridges between Spirituality/Religion and Therapy
Case Studies
Exercises
Suggested Readings
Western or Monotheistic Religions
Chapter Objectives
Overview
Working across Differences
Judaism
Christianity
Islam
Zoroastrianism
Sikhism
Native American Religions
Case Studies
Exercises
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
Eastern Religions
Chapter Objectives
Overview
Hinduism
Shintoism
Jainism
Buddhism
Confucianism
Taoism
Case Studies
Exercises
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
Theoretical Integration with Cultural Implications
Chapter Objectives
Therapy Integration
Transference Issues
Countertransference Issues
Types of Integration
Cultural Implications
Case Studies
Exercises
Suggested Readings
Counseling Focus Integration
Chapter Objectives
Helping Clients Develop a Spiritual Identity
Case Application
Counseling Avenues
Case Studies
Exercises
Suggested Readings
Ethical Issues
Chapter Objectives
Overview
Informed Consent
Determination of Secular or Religious Counseling
Development of a Spiritual Identity
Avoidance or Minimization of Dual or Multiple Relationships with Clients
Collaboration with Clients' Religious Leaders
Respect for Clients' Religious or Spiritual Values
Boundaries of the Counselor's Work Settings
Counselor's Area of Competence
Case Studies
Exercises
Suggested Readings
Specific Treatment Techniques
Chapter Objectives
Overview
Religious Practices
General Practices
Religious and General Practices
Case Studies
Exercises
Suggested Readings
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Code of Ethics
American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
American Psychological Association (APA) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics
References
Author Index
Subject Index