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Zen & Psychotherapy: Integrating Traditional and Nontraditional Approaches
     

Zen & Psychotherapy: Integrating Traditional and Nontraditional Approaches

by Christopher J. Mruk, Joan Hartzell
 

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ISBN-10: 0826120342

ISBN-13: 9780826120342

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Exploring the role of spirituality and religion in treatment, this book provides a sound clinical and academic rationale for exploring incorporating principles of Zen in traditional psychotherapy.

The authors, one a clinical educator and social scientist, the other a nurse psychotherapist and practicing Buddhist present a fascinating dialog on the "science" and

Overview

Exploring the role of spirituality and religion in treatment, this book provides a sound clinical and academic rationale for exploring incorporating principles of Zen in traditional psychotherapy.

The authors, one a clinical educator and social scientist, the other a nurse psychotherapist and practicing Buddhist present a fascinating dialog on the "science" and the "art" sides of the art-science debate. Practical suggestions are included for achieving a balance between these two poles of the helping and healing process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826120342
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Therapies
The Basic Principles of Zen and Their Psychotherapeutic Implications
From Realism to Idealism: Traditional Therapies and Zen
Practical Applications: Zen in the Clinical Setting
Zen and Psychotherapy: Possibilities and Limits
Appendix I: Glossary
Appendix II: Zen Resources
References

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