Critical Incidents in Integrating Spirituality into Counseling

Critical Incidents in Integrating Spirituality into Counseling

by Tracy E. Robert, Virginia A. Kelly

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This compelling casebook integrates critical incidents, spirituality, and counseling with diverse populations dealing with issues across the life development continuum. It offers counselor educators, students, and clinicians a highly useful educational tool for more effective teaching and practice that will foster lively discussion, case conceptualization, and intervention skills.

Using an applied format, the book is organized in seven sections: life span issues, spirituality and wellness, specific disorders, substance abuse, career, diverse populations, and spiritual interventions. More than 50 contributors have been selected either to present specific incidents or to react to them. After each case is described, an expert practitioner answers the questions posed and provides additional insight and alternative strategies. The editors then offer their reflections, providing a concise summary of counseling outcomes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119027072
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/08/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Tracey E. Robert, PhD, is an associate professor and director of clinical training in the Counselor Education Department at Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut.

Virginia A. Kelly, PhD, is an associate professor in the Counselor Education Department at Fairfield University.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Christopher M. Faiver

Preface xi

About the Editors xvii

About the Contributors xix

Acknowledgments xxiii

Section I Life Span Issues

Chapter 1 Children 3
Case: Donna Fletcher
Response: Kim M. Tassinari

Chapter 2 Adolescents 11
Case: Victoria Holroyd
Response: Mary Alice Bruce

Chapter 3 School Counseling 21
Case: Christopher A. Sink and Matthew Carlson
Response: Melissa Luke

Chapter 4 Emerging Adulthood 31
Case: Holly Mensching
Response: Ryan D. Foster

Chapter 5 Motherhood 41
Case: Michele L. Kielty
Response: Leila F. Roach

Chapter 6 Couples 49
Case: Misty M. Ginicola
Response: J. Scott Young

Chapter 7 Women in Midlife Transition 59
Case: Virginia A. Kelly
Response: Tracey E. Robert

Chapter 8 Older Adults 67
Case: Summer M. Reiner
Response: E. Christine Moll

Chapter 9 End of Life 77
Case: Eileen R. O’Shea
Response: Janice Miner Holden

Section II Spirituality and Wellness

Chapter 10 Grief and Loss 89
Case: Stephanie F. Hall
Response: Catherine B. Roland and Richard G. Deaner

Chapter 11 Family Sexual Abuse 99
Case: Joyce Shea
Response: Mark E. Young

Chapter 12 Healing and Trauma 109
Case: Mary Jo Mason and Joel Clark Mason
Response: Geri Miller

Chapter 13 Disaster Mental Health 117
Case: Stephanie Dailey
Response: Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry

Section III Spirituality and Specifi c Disorders

Chapter 14 Eating Disorders 129
Case: Dana Michie
Response: Jocelyn Novella

Chapter 15 Sexual Addiction 139
Case: Bryce Hagedorn
Response: Craig S. Cashwell and Hallie Sylvestro

Section IV Substance Abuse

Chapter 16 Alcoholics Anonymous and Addiction 151
Case: Ford Brooks
Response: Oliver J. Morgan

Chapter 17 Families and Addiction 161
Case: Jennifer M. Cook
Response: Robert A. Dobmeier

Section V Career

Chapter 18 Career Issues Over the Life Span 173
Case: Tracey E. Robert
Response: Larry D. Burlew and W. Matthew Shurts

Chapter 19 Job Loss 183
Case: Edina L. Renfro-Michel
Response: Jane Goodman

Section VI Diverse Populations

Chapter 20 Islamic Identity 193
Case: Taysier El-Gaili
Response: Abigail H. Conley, Sylvia C. Nassar-McMillan, and Anjabeen Ashraf

Chapter 21 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Clients 207
Case: Nicole B. O'Brien
Response: Anneliese A. Singh

Chapter 22 Integrating Religion into Counseling 217
Case: Jane C. Chauvin
Response: Cecile Brennan

Chapter 23 Military Families 227
Case: Cheri Smith
Response: Judith G. Miranti

Chapter 24 Offenders 237
Case: Keith Morgen
Response: Gerald A. Juhnke

Section VII Spiritual Interventions

Chapter 25 Mindfulness Meditation 247
Case: Paige Greason
Response: Bobbie A. Birdsall

Chapter 26 Use of Prayer 255
Case: Sharon E. Cheston
Response: Tracey E. Robert

Chapter 27 Group Work and Trauma 265
Case: A. Michael Hutchins
Response: Diana Hulse

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