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.

Pagan Approaches to Healing

Pagan Approaches to Healing

Pagan approaches to healing
EstelleSeymour

With the influence of the transpersonal in psychology and the growth of respect for indigenous traditions in the helping professions, a need for the inclusion of a spiritual dimension in therapy is now accepted in many quarters. Much of the literature on the role of spirituality and healing in therapy is based in a Christian context; some draw from the Native American and shamanic traditions, as well as the Eastern influences of Zen Buddhism, Sufism, and Taoism. In terms of Paganism, there appears to be very little current counseling and therapy literature available to counter the misinformation published during the early 1990s, which linked witchcraft, magic, and the occult with satanism and ritual child abuse.

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