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.

The Djinns: A Sophisticated Conceptualization of Both Pathologies and Therapies1

The Djinns: A Sophisticated Conceptualization of Both Pathologies and Therapies1

The Djinns: A sophisticated conceptualization of both pathologies and therapies

This chapter attempts to convey the popular and clinical implications of the use of the concept djinn.

Djinns could be defined as invisible beings capable of occupying the body and controlling the psychological functioning of a person or a family with the goal of obtaining a compensation from human beings. This compensation can take the form of an offering, a sacrifice, an altar, or even a cult. Djinn is an Arabic word derived from a prolific root.

Djinn: Related Words


Janna is the womb, the uterus, the internal space where fertility originates, and is therefore probably associated with the earth. Djinns come from both the belly and the ...

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