Psychotherapy and religious values

  • 291 Pages
  • 3.43 MB
  • English

Baker Book House , Grand Rapids, Mich
Pastoral counseling., Psychotherapy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity., Pastoral psycho
Statementedited by Everett L. Worthington, Jr.
SeriesPsychology and Christianity ;, 7
ContributionsWorthington, Everett L., 1946-
LC ClassificationsBV4012.2 .P77 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination291 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1712133M
ISBN 100801097193
LC Control Number92014187

Psychotherapy and Religious Values (Psychology and Christianity) Paperback – June 1, by Everett L. Worthington (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions.4/5(1). PSYCHOTHERAPY AND RELIGIOUS VALUES By Allen E. Bergin. Presented at Values and Human Behavior Insititute, Brigham Young University This article is reprintedfrom th Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol.

48, No.1, It is an abridged sythesis ofseveral lectures he Cited by: This item: Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious Diversity by Dr.

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Scott Richards PhD Hardcover $ Religion in America by Julia Corbett Hemeyer Paperback $ Handbook of Denominations in the United States, 14th Edition by Roger E. Olson Hardcover $ Customers who viewed this item also viewed/5(3). Values and Religious Issues in Psychotherapy and Mental Health Allen E.

Bergin A decade of work by Bergin and others is reviewed and synthesized concerning two broad issues: (a) the role of values in psychotherapy and (b) the relation of religion to mental health.

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This book provides psychotherapists both background knowledge and clinical guidelines for working effectively and sensitively with clients from the major religious faiths in the United States. Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious Diversity, Second EditionPages: The authors reviewed recent empirical research on religion and spirituality in psychotherapy to inform practitioners about effective ways to incorporate the sacred into their clinical work.

Three main areas are covered: religion/spirituality and therapists, religion/spirituality and clients, and religious. Essentially this is a collection of essays which examines the connections between religion, science, mystical experience, cognition and values.

The role of religion and spirituality in psychotherapy has received growing attention in the last two decades, with a focus on understanding the ways that religion and spirituality relate to. A recent debate on the roles of religious values in psychotherapy has focused on global issues rather than more meaningful issues of client-therapist matching.

This debate is reviewed and the concept of religious value matching is introduced. As an example of the systematic variation in one's values as a function of religion, guilt accepting (G+) and guilt repressing (G-) values are considered.

There is evidence that clients with strong religious beliefs may be wary of seeking therapy in non-religious settings because of such fears (Mayers et al., ).

Hence an assessment of clients’ religious and spiritual beliefs and experiences may need to unfold progressively within the context of a secure therapeutic relationship. Roberts, David E. () Psychotherapy and A Christian View of Man Allport, Gordon () The Individual and His Religion Fromm, Eric () Psychoanalysis and Religion Rank, Otto () Psychology and the Soul Bakan, David () Sigmund Freud and the Jewish Mystical Tradition Maslow, Abraham () Religion, Values, and Peak-Experiences.

Values, often called ‘personal values’ in therapy, are universal ideas about what is important in include things like kindness, compassion, and loyalty, as well as things like dishonesty and decadence.

Values could be said to be in part formed by our personalities – siblings with the same upbringing can end up with different values. Psychotherapy and Atheistic Values: A Response to A. Bergin's "Psychotherapy and Religious Values." The position that religious thought and spiritual values must be restored to psychology and that clinical-humanistic values are helping to undermine traditional morality is criticized.

Commentators argue that human disturbance is largely associated with absolutistic thinking and that psychologists must submit all values.

InMaslow published Religions, Values, and Peak-Experiences, in which his purpose was to argue that spirituality is “well within the jurisdiction of a suitably enlarged science,” and thus.

In addition to considering values, we suggest there is a place to consider religious virtues in psychotherapy. Virtues are distinct from values in that the former assume a telos (created purpose. Question: "How should a Christian view psychotherapy?" Answer: Psychotherapy, or psychological counseling, is the practice of attempting to heal a person’s emotional and mental problems.

The therapeutic practice often centers on regular conversations between a counselor and a client, known as “talk-therapy.”. In training and in supervision, counselors learn to be cognizant of personal values (e.g., spirituality, religiosity), yet they are enjoined to except them from practice.

This article examines the nature of therapist spiritual and religious values and the impact of these values on the practice of psychotherapy.

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prefer a psychotherapist with spiritual values (Lehmann, ) and one who integrates these values into psychotherapy (Gallup & Bezilla, ). University counseling center clients have indicated that they would prefer to have religion/spirituality discussed dur-ing counseling (Rose, Westefeld, & Ansley, ).

Therapists. Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy is an online peer-reviewed journal addressing the interface between revealed religion and psychology; specifically, issues of spirituality and the influence of doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in psychotherapy, including the study of counseling in a spiritual context.

Research shows that spirituality and religion/religious (S/R) beliefs are factors that have both positive and negative influence on psychological and physical health.

This article presents an overview of recent investigations of the effectiveness of S/R interventions in psychotherapy and counselling, with a focus on studies published post Religion; *Values *Spiritual Values.

This book presents a compilation of articles previously published in the Journal "Counseling and Values." The Perspective to Counseling, Psychotherapy, and Behavior Change" (Allen E. Bergin); (3) "Utilization of Spiritual Values in Counseling: An Igliored Dimension" (Robert M. Theodore); (4) "The.

So, the basic themes of this discussion of religion and psychotherapy are: 1. Some from religious communities bash psychotherapy because they misunderstand the field and its many practitioners.

Religion and faith are great sources of comfort to millions of people and that is a good thing. In psychotherapy, the client’s values and strong beliefs – often strongly influenced by his/her spirituality and religion – are the most important resources that can be used to produce therapeutic change (Gonsiorek et al., ).

11 Religion, Values, and Clinical Issues 12 The Therapist’s Core Relationship Problem: Countertransference Resistance "Once again, Althea Horner demonstrates that she is a master of the theory and practice of psychodynamic psychotherapy.

In her latest book, Horner goes directly to the heart of the treatment. Price: $ This book represents an emerging third stage in the complicated relationship between faith and psychology. That stage is the critical, theologically informed appropriation of psychotherapy. Stanton Jones and Richard Butman, respected Christian scholars and experien/5(13).

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First editions are sought-after by book collectors and a first edition is usually more valuable than a later printing. A first edition signed by the author will have even Missing: Psychotherapy. Results and conclusions: Psychotherapists communicate their values to patients in psychotherapy.

Many therapists have secular values, which may clash with some patients' religious values. To avoid negative countertransferences, therapists must be sensitive to patients' values and aware of their own attitudes about religion. Religion and the individual: A social-psychological perspective.

New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN: Beit-Hallahmi, B. Psychology of religion The rise and fall of a psychological movement. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 10, Bergin, A.

Psychotherapy and religious values. On Psychotherapy And Religion. the observations We have made above on the hierarchy of values among the functions and the role of their central direction should not be disregarded.

beginning with the word of God in the Book of Wisdom and the Epistle to the Romans, down to the Encyclical Pascendi Dominici Gregis [On Modernism] of Our. Psychotherapy and religious values. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 48, Bergin, A.

(b). Religious and humanistic values: A reply to Ellis and Walls. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 48(5), Bergin, A. Proposed values for guiding and evaluating counseling and psychotherapy. CRI, P.O. BoxCharlotte, NC Phone () and Fax () 2 psychologists have strong criticisms of various aspects of contemporary psychology,1 but since this series is narrowly focused on psychology and the church, we will limit our citations primarily to Christian authors.2 PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOTHERAPY.William James.

American psychologist and philosopher William James (–) is regarded by most psychologists of religion as the founder of the field. He served as president of the American Psychological Association, and wrote one of the first psychology the psychology of religion, James' influence endures.

His Varieties of Religious Experience is considered to be the classic.SinceBookFinder has made it easy to find any book at the best price. Whether you want the cheapest reading copy or a specific collectible edition, with BookFinder, you'll find just the right book.

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