Integrating Traditional Healing Practices Into Counseling and Psychotherapy critically examines ethnic minority cultural and traditional healing in relation to counseling and psychotherapy. Authors Roy Moodley and William West highlight the challenges and changes in the field of multicultural counseling and psychotherapy by integrating current issues of traditional healing with contemporary practice. The book uniquely presents a range of accounts of the dilemmas and issues facing students, professional counselors, psychotherapists, social workers, researchers, and others who use multicultural counseling or transcultural psychotherapy as part of their professional practice.

South Asian (Indian) Traditional Healing: Ayurvedic, Shamanic, and Sahaja Therapy

South Asian (Indian) Traditional Healing: Ayurvedic, Shamanic, and Sahaja Therapy

South asian (indian) traditional healing: Ayurvedic, shamanic, and sahaja therapy
ManojKumarDineshBhugra and jagmohanSingh

The aim of achieving and maintaining an optimal state of health has exercised the minds of humans since the earliest of times, and as a consequence, various systems of healing developed in different parts of the world. The history of Indian civilization clearly highlights a parallel journey of incessant explorations, experimentations, and numerous developments in the field of alleviating human suffering. The Indian healing tradition is one of the oldest in the world. It is quite remarkable that even as early as 1300 BC, physicians and healers had a holistic concept of health in which mental and spiritual health was given significant importance (Ramachandra ...

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