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dc.contributor.authorDias, Carine
dc.description.abstractCanada is a multicultural society with a wide variety of religious/spiritual practices. In response to a lack of spiritual training in counselling field, I investigated the different elements involved in developing a counselling practice inclusive and knowledgeable of religion/spirituality. For this purpose, I explored the definition and meaning of spirituality in human development and defined the attributes of a spiritually-informed therapist. I presented some spiritually-oriented interventions and described four spiritually-oriented counselling theories and techniques, the integral therapy, humanistic/existential approach, the transpersonal therapy and psychosynthesis. Subsequently, I discussed few spiritually-associated issues and examined some other approaches promoting spirituality that can be used in counselling. I concluded that spirituality needs more attention, experimentation and investigation in the counselling field.en_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
dc.subjectSpirituality and counselingen_US
dc.subjectSpiritually-oriented interventionsen_US
dc.titleThe Sacred in Counsellingen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US University of Seattleen_US of Artsen_US
cityu.schoolDivision of Arts and Sciencesen_US
cityu.siteVancouver, BCen_US

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