Issues of spirituality and religion in psychotherapy supervision.

@article{Bienenfeld2007IssuesOS,
  title={Issues of spirituality and religion in psychotherapy supervision.},
  author={David Bienenfeld and Joel Yager},
  journal={The Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={178-86}
}
OBJECTIVE We note gaps between the basic science of psychotherapy and the spiritual dimensions of religious life; between the beliefs and practices of patients and those of therapists; and between evidence for the influence of spirituality on health and the lack of its integration into psychotherapeutic training. We attempt to provide a framework to bridge this gap in supervision. METHOD We reviewed the literature on the roles of spirituality and religion in mental health and illness; on the… CONTINUE READING