Spiritual Resources in Family Therapy, Second Edition (Google eBook)

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Froma Walsh
Guilford Press, Dec 4, 2008 - Psychology - 412 pages
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Exploring the role of spirituality in couple and family relationships, this successful text and practitioner guide illustrates ways to tap spiritual resources for coping, healing, and resilience. Leading experts in family therapy and pastoral care discuss how faith beliefs and practices can foster personal and relational well-being, how religious conflicts or a spiritual void can contribute to distress, and what therapists can gain from reflecting on their own spiritual journeys. The volume is rich with insights for working with multi-faith and culturally diverse clients.

  

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Contents

Chapter 1
3
Chapter 2
31
Chapter 3
65
Chapter 4
81
Chapter 5
103
Chapter 6
125
Chapter 7
141
Chapter 8
156
Chapter 12
229
Chapter 13
247
Chapter 14
267
Chapter 15
286
Chapter 16
301
Chapter 17
323
Chapter 18
340
Chapter 19
359

Chapter 9
174
Chapter 10
194
Chapter 11
215
Chapter 20
379
Index
397
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About the author (2008)

Froma Walsh, MSW, PhD, is the Mose and Sylvia Firestone Professor Emerita in the School of Social Service Administration and the Department of Psychiatry, Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. She is also Co-Director of the University-affiliated Chicago Center for Family Health and holds an appointment as Clinical Professor at the Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies at Northwestern University. Dr. Walsh is a past president of the American Family Therapy Academy and past editor of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, and has received many honors for her distinguished contributions and leadership in the field of family therapy, including awards from the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association, the American Family Therapy Academy, the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Orthopsychiatric Association, and the Society for Pastoral Care Research. Widely published, she is a frequent speaker and international consultant on resilience-oriented professional training, practice, and research.

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