Psychological Healing: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Professional Psychology

Psychological Healing: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Professional Psychology

by Paul C. Larson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532600593
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 05/17/2017
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Paul C. Larson is Professor of Psychology in the Clinical Psychology program of the Chicago campus of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology. His specialties are the history and philosophy of psychology, clinical health and rehabilitation psychology, and the psychology of religion and spirituality.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Chapter 1 Conceptual Framework for a History of Psychological Healing 1

Chapter 2 Spiritual Healing 27

Chapter 3 Foundations of Western Thought and Practice 43

Chapter 4 Eastern World Views and Practices 63

Chapter 5 Emergence of the Modern World 77

Chapter 6 Modernity 98

Chapter 7 The Sciences, Natural and Human 111

Chapter 8 Founding Psychology: Science and Profession 129

Chapter 9 Measuring the Mind 141

Chapter 10 Psychodynamic Approaches 155

Chapter 11 Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches 175

Chapter 12 Humanistic-Existential Approaches 191

Chapter 13 Social Systems Approaches 210

Chapter 14 Maturation of Professional Psychology 223

References 239

Index 253

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