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Faith-Based Therapy

Faith can be described as confidence in someone or something. It may also refer to belief in God or a deity and/or certain religious doctrines. Addressing issues in therapy from a faith-based perspective is both compelling and complex. While there may be distinctions between faith-based therapy and so-called secular therapy, both approaches offer a means of hope. Faith-based therapy specific to theology involves integration of scripture or religious texts and practices. Sessions typically incorporate references to the Bible and conversations about the power of prayer. Faith-based therapy in the general or secular sense offers a means of facilitating clients’ mental, emotional and relational well-being. Sessions include exploration of hope, motivation, and principles. Addressing issues in therapy from a faith-based perspective is both compelling and complex. ...

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