Spiritual Resources in Family Therapy, Second Edition / Edition 2

Spiritual Resources in Family Therapy, Second Edition / Edition 2

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by Froma Walsh
     
 

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

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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. Rich with insights for working with multi-faith and culturally diverse clients, the book combines theory, research, and clinical illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606239087
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
04/09/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
412
Sales rank:
578,059
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

I Overview

1 Religion, Spirituality, and the Family: Multifaith Perspectives Froma Walsh 3

2 Integrating Spirituality in Family Therapy: Wellsprings for Health, Healing, and Resilience Froma Walsh 31

II Spiritual Resources In Families: Tapping The Wellsprings

3 Spirituality, Suffering, and Beliefs: The Soul of Healing with Families Lorraine M. Wright 65

4 Spiritual Resources in Family Adaptation to Death and Loss Froma Walsh 81

5 Religious Perspectives on Resilience: Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, and Islam Steven J. Wolin Wayne Mullet Fred Taylor Sybil Wolin Shanthi Ranganathan Dyaa Saymah Hasan Zeyada 103

6 The Stresses of Poverty and the Comfort of Spirituality Harry J. Aponte

7 Spirituality and Religion: Implications for Psychotherapy with African American Families Nancy Boyd-Franklin Tonya Walker Lockwood 141

8 Religion and Spiritual Traditions in Immigrant Families: Significance for Latino Health and Mental Health Celia Jaes Falicov 156

9 "Honor Your Father and Your Mother": Intergenerational Values and Jewish Tradition Mona. DeKoven Fishbane 174

10 A Spirituality for Family Living Herbert Anderson 194

III Spirituality In Therapeutic Practice

11 Morality and Spirituality in Therapy William J. Doherty 215

12 Rituals and Spirituality in Family Therapy Evan Imber-Black 229

13 Meditation and Relational Connectedness: Practices for Couples and Families Jerry Gale 247

14 Healing from Relational Trauma: The Quest for Spirituality Mary Jo Barrett

15 Healing from Refugee Trauma: The Significance of Spiritual Beliefs, Faith Community, and Faith-Based Services Hugo Kamya 286

16 Forgiveness and Spirituality: Elements of Healing in Relationships Terry D. Hargrave Janet Froeschle Yvette Castillo 323

17 Opening Therapy to Conversations with a Personal God Melissa Elliott 323

18 Stretching to Meet What's Given: Opportunities for a Spiritual Practice Kaethe Weingarten 340

19 Hear, and Soul: Experiential Exercise, for Therapists and Clients Janine Roberts 359

20 The Therapeutic Benefits of Justice-Seeking Spiritual: Empowerment, Healing, and Hope Alice de V. Perry John S. Rolland 379

Index 397

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