least one family member about the cultural background that pertains to this writer. Based upon the data gathered this writer will describe the family's cultural heritage and cultural traditions that have been passed down in your family. This writer will share the families’ religious or spiritual traditions...
Identify two religious or spiritual practices in which members of the Evans Family may engage for treating hypertension, diabetes, and mental illness.
In the text, the Evan’s family is introduced as an African-American family, and members of the Baptist church. Members of this family have been diagnosed...
is the field devoted to the study of causes of mental dysfunction (mental illness, psychopathology, maladjustment, emotional disturbance). Abnormal behavior expressed because of psychological dysfunction can have features of deviance (depending on the culture), distress, and possible injury to self or...
Eastern religions and their unique belief systems are transforming many social and religious thoughts into an assortment of means for acquiring and developing innovative and contemporary spiritual growth. One of the more influential shifts in mixing religious traditions...
of Enslaved Africans and their Religious & Spiritual Practices.
During a most dark and dismal time in our nations history, we find that the Africans who endured horrible circumstances during slavery, found ways of peace and hope in their religious beliefs. During slavery, African's where able to survive...
Describe your living arrangements? How do you define “family?” What is the composition of your family? Which relatives are considered members of your family? How many generations are considered to be a single family? How important are children in your family? C.W lives at home with her mother, father, and...
During the mid 1900’s, religious practices, family values and the wrong doing in society are no different from today’s practices. Flannery O’Connor the author of “A Good Man is Hard To Find”, expresses her beliefs, family up bringings, and spiritually behaviors in to place. F. O’Connor stories are bases...
as beliefs and actions related to supernatural beings and forces. Religion is related to people’s way of understanding how the world came to existence. It is comprised of beliefs and behaviors. Religious beliefs are shared by a large group of people and are passed on through generations. Beliefs are...
July 16, 2013
Traditional and Non-Traditional Culture Paper
One of the largest and greatest beliefs that we all have in common as human beings is our belief in a higher power. Where did we come from? How was the universe that we live in created? Is there a God or isn’t there...
Examinations of Clinical Psychology
December 9, 2013
Examinations of Clinical Psychology
Clinical psychology is as complex as human behavior itself and an integrative attempt to explain interactions between psychological, biological, and social factors that motivate people. This branch...
are distinctly different, we should accept that we are in the same family as chimpanzees. Acknowledging that fact doesn't mean you are calling yourself a chimp. For example, a dog isn't a wolf even though they are from the same family. We are humans. What is it about our physical and behavioral traits...
Spirituality and Social work
|“We are not human beings having spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.(Teilhard de Chardin-French |
|Geologist, Priest, Philosopher and Mystic). ...
to non-Christian and Christian clients by simply injecting a spiritual dynamic to counseling, especially, if the counselor has the skills in assessing the appropriate amount of integrating psychological theories with Biblical and spiritual dynamics. This paper seeks to validate that, by using techniques...
the youth in St. Mark Church of Uganda Kamuli parish the study was promoted by observation of acts of individualism characterized with anti-social behaviors where many youth indulge in drug abuse, rape, theft alcohol consumption. Specifically the study sought to assess the causes, effects of the problems...
Scripture, it is up to the client to apply these methods. As a result of that application, with guidance from the therapist, and a desire for a God’s wisdom, change and health can be achieved for the client.
Keywords: counseling, theory, integration, religion, spirituality, behavior, rational, emotive...
Female Spiritual Leaders - Healing and the Woman Shaman
In a world of male dominated cultures and societies, it is fascinating to find that female spiritual healers have been a constant part of history. Their place in this powerful and spiritual history dates back to drawings...
whether or not his theories and psychoanalytic practices are credible is still under question. Theorists have moved from Freud and his well-know beliefs to theories that are less focused on the unconscious, less focused on the past and more focused on cognitive behavioral techniques that have more measurable...
were increasing, upper class individuals and family members were powering over others, and schooling gave people a leading advantage. Both intellectual and moral thoughts were taking over and with this new idea, came a new philosophy. There existed many spiritual thinkers dating way back, however, to this...
Counseling is a goal oriented relationship between professionally trained, competent counselor, and an individual seeking help for the purpose of bringing about meaningful awareness and understanding of the self and environment, improving planning and decision making, and formulating new ways of behaving...
individuals, families, communities, cultures and religions.
In addition, this course will explain the important differences between organized “religion” and “spirituality. It will
examine a variety of religions, ethnicities and culture, as well as discuss support groups which use belief in a “higher...
begins with a brief historical overview of behavior therapy from the first generations to the current generation that includes Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. With this, Tan (2007) segues in to the Zen Buddhism as well as other meditative religious or spiritual traditions which Mindfulness Based Cognitive...
December 18, 2009
The topic of counseling has been up for discussion for sometime as it relates to the spiritual or biblical aspect versus the worldview or secular concept. There has been some disagreement in regards to whether or not...
Helps you figure out why the problem exists
Helps you select the best treatment for your client
Helps you evaluate how quickly therapy is bringing about change
Challenges of doing an effective assessment
Beginning therapists may feel overwhelmed with the amount of info that is obtained in...
3. Could Spirituality affect Ethical Behavior?
3.1. Spirituality and Ethical Behavior in the Workplace
3.2. Spiritual Individuals in the Workplace are Virtuous and Consequently Ethical
3.3. The Benefits of Spiritual and Virtuous Workers
3.4. Spirituality makes Life...
that are downsizing their organization
structures and reduced hierarchies as well as increasing use of teams
and group accountability . In this set-up , peers are often the most
relevant evaluators of their colleague 's performance . Peer influence
through peer approval and peer pressure is often...
to help solve the problems in our country. 1) Strengthening of the family which includes the deepening the family spiritual life, having a healthy relationship of the parents and the children and providing quality time for the family members. 2) Education which is accessible to all especially the underprivileged...
anxiety.Research is cited throughout the paper to support the premises of the therapy.
According to a recent study, patients who receive up to nine months of psychotherapy for bipolar disorder benefit more than patients who receive shorter-term treatment. “In a nationwide study of 293 patients...
Letting go of grudges and bitterness makes way for compassion, kindness and peace. Forgiveness can lead to:
Greater spiritual and psychological well-being
Less stress and hostility
Lower blood pressure
Fewer symptoms of depression, anxiety and chronic pain
American culture amongst which they live. However, if the Amish belief system is viewed from an anthropological perspective, their values and reasoning is much more understandable to modern thinkers. There are many different sects of the Amish belief system but for the sake of simplicity, this paper will concentrate...
Ephesians 4:1-16, Paul is telling us that the people are the church, united together in a common goal to spread the gospel. God equips His people with spiritual gifts so that the church will have the competence to do God’s work. The church is a union of Christians blessed with gifts from God continually growing...