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Spiritually Sensitive Psychotherapy: An Impending Paradigm Shift in Theory and Practice

Len Sperry

in The Oxford Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199729920
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199729920.013.0015

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

Spiritually Sensitive Psychotherapy: An Impending Paradigm Shift in Theory and Practice

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This chapter reports on a current paradigm shift that appears to be under way in how spiritually sensitive psychotherapy is conceptualized and practiced. I describe and discuss six indications of this shift and its implications.

Keywords: paradigm shift; postmaterialist perspective; consciousness; well-being therapy; positive psychology; positive psychotherapy; spiritual development

Article.  7197 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Clinical Psychology

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