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.

Islam, Divinity, and Spiritual Healing

Islam, Divinity, and Spiritual Healing

Islam, divinity, and spiritual healing

The belief that there is a spiritual aspect to human personality is shared by most of the world's religions. This commonly held notion, however, has been understood and expressed in a variety of ways by the different traditions. Such differences may reflect substantial differences in meanings between sets of concepts, problems of translation, as well as historical changes in the meanings of words. Religion and spirituality are key to understanding the notion of healing in Islam. Islamic spiritual healers inherited the methods that God's messengers were using, and from one generation to another they have practiced these methods up to the present time. In the Islamic tradition, healers use both medicinal remedies and spiritual means. The ...

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