Living as If
Belief Systems in Mental Health PracticeBook - 1994
Living As If is a professional guide for psychologists, psychiatrists, clergy, psychiatric nurses, lay counselors, students of mental health, and others who are aware of the existing and growing need of clients to include spirituality in their quest to bring meaning and order to their livesand want to know how to do it. Through numerous real-life case studies, the author shows how practitioners can be more creative and accurate with referrals and assess the spiritual practices of their clients. Practitioners also learn how to improve their ability to evaluate how client participation in organized religion reflects and fortifies base beliefs and promotes psychological wholeness.