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Understanding religion and spirituality in clinical practice

Clark, Margaret.

London : Karnac 2012

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  • Title:
    Understanding religion and spirituality in clinical practice
  • Author/Creator: Clark, Margaret.
  • Publisher: London : Karnac
  • Creation Date: 2012
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (118 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Psychology, Religious
  • Description: Understanding Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice is a volume in the clinical practice monograph series from the Society of Analytical Psychology. This series is intended primarily for trainees on psychotherapy and psychodynamic counselling courses, and for those who are newly qualified.Here, Margaret Clark considers the difficulties clinicians may encounter when patients talk about God or about their spiritual life, and how necessary it is for therapists to examine their own image of God and their own understanding of spirituality, so that they can distinguish these from those of t
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: COVER; CONTENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; PREFACE TO THE SERIES; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE The legacy of Freud on religion; CHAPTER TWO Jung: the symbolic and the arcane; CHAPTER THREE The creation of our internal image of God: influences personal, developmental, and cultural; CHAPTER FOUR Spirituality, and God as a transitional object; CHAPTER FIVE Evaluating spiritual and mystical experiences: from inspiration to addiction; CHAPTER SIX Evaluating spiritual and mystical experiences: the importance of the ego in seeing visions or hearing voices
    CHAPTER SEVEN Evaluating spiritual and mystical experiences: from identification to possession-myths of the hero/saviour and of the DevilCHAPTER EIGHT Conclusion; REFERENCES; INDEX
  • OCLC Number: 757261107
    769188572
  • Identifier: ISBN0-429-48455-0;ISBN1-283-30340-X;ISBN9786613303400;ISBN1-84940-936-6