A Child Sees God Children Talk About Bible Stories
Rev Dr Howard Worsley
This fresh look at the Bible through the eyes of children will be a fascinating read for parents, teachers, ministers, and anyone with an interest in child spirituality or ethics
Ageing and Spirituality across Faiths and Cultures
This collection of essays examines ageing in the context of the many faiths and cultures that make up Western society, and provides carers with the knowledge they need to deliver sensitive and appropriate care to people of all faiths.
Asperger's Syndrome and Mindfulness Taking Refuge in the Buddha
Understanding who you are can be a lonely and difficult process following the diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome (AS). Asperger's Syndrome and Mindfulness illuminates this experience as an empowering path of discovery through the teachings of Buddhism.
Boundaries: A Guide for Teens - Spiritual Version
Val J. Peter and Tom Dowd
This book invites teens to examine their lives and relationships within a religious context. It begins by helping you define what physical, emotional, spiritual, and sexual boundaries are.
Buddha's Brain The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom
Rick Hanson Ph.D. With: Richard Mendius MD Preface by: Jack Kornfield Ph.D.
This book will explain how the core elements of both psychological well-being and religious or spiritual life-virtue, mindfulness, and wisdom-are based in the core functions of the brain: regulating, learning, and valuing.
Children and Spirituality Searching for Meaning and Connectedness
This book provides ways in which schoolteachers and parents can nurture and foster these particular characteristics of children's spirituality. It also considers two factors, material pursuit and trivialising, which may inhibit children's expression of their spirituality.
Michael J. Mahoney
An invaluable teaching text and clinical resource, this is a book about how to do psychotherapy--how to apply the science of change to the complexities of helping people develop new meanings in their lives.
Creative Relaxation in Groupwork
Irene Tubbs, BEd
With more than 100 activities, this unique text offers a gold mine of techniques and processes for relaxation.
Emotional Healing and Self-Esteem
There are step-by-step guidelines for planning, presenting and integrating inner-life skills programs in-group work as well as family and group communication games.
Encountering the Sacred in Psychotherapy
James L. Griffith and Melissa Elliott Griffith
The authors integrate ideas from a range of therapeutic perspectives--as well as wisdom gleaned from over 20 years of work in the field--to help therapists listen and respond when spiritual or religious themes are invoked; ask appropriate questions about beliefs, practices, and communities; and work collaboratively to identify personally meaningful resources for change.
Faith and Fertility Attitudes Towards Reproductive Practices in Different Religions from Ancient to Modern Times
Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau
Faith and Fertility is a comprehensive collection of essays by academics and faith leaders from around the world. The reader is introduced to the cultural and religious understanding of fertility as it is practised among diverse international faith traditions.
Full Circle: Spiritual Therapy for the Elderly
Kevin Kirkland and Howard McIlveen
This handy guide will assist you in starting your own spiritual therapeutic program for dementia patients. The sophistricated approach to therapy will help you cater to the needs of these clients to trigger emotional responses and enhance overall quality of life.
Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality
Edited by Raymond F. Paloutzian and Crystal L. Park
This comprehensive volume synthesizes the breadth of current knowledge on the psychological processes underlying spirituality, religious behavior, and religious experience.
Healing Mantras is the practical, how-to guide that makes the strengths and benefits of mantras available to everyone. Mantras, or simple chants, are short phrases packed with energy and intention--specifically designed to generate powerful sound waves that promote healing, insight, creativity, and spiritual growth.
Leisure Enhancement, 2nd Edition
Michael J. Leitner, PhD and Sara F. Leitner, MA
This shows how to facilitate maximum leisure well-being by providing a basic understanding of leisure theory, concepts, and philosophy. It illustrates how it can be applied to one's own life to enhance social development and reduce stress.
Living Deeply The Art & Science of Transformation in Everyday Life
Marilyn Mandala Schlitz Ph.D., Cassandra Vieten Ph.D., Tina Amorok Psy.D.
Living Deeply transcends any one approach by focusing on common elements of transformation across a variety of traditions, while affirming and supporting the diversity of approaches across religious, spiritual, scientific, academic, and cultural backgrounds.
Living Deeply Transformative Practices from the World's Wisdom Traditions DVD
Marilyn Mandala Schlitz Ph.D., Tina Amorok Psy.D., Cassandra Vieten Ph.D.
Useful as a tool for your own personal transformation, as well as an educational tool to introduce you and others to spiritual practices different from your own, this DVD provides a powerful opportunity to bring these practices down from the mountaintop, out of the temple, and into your hands.
Mindfulness and Acceptance
Edited by Steven C. Hayes, Victoria M. Follette, and Marsha M. Linehan
This volume examines the role of mindfulness principles and practices in a range of well-established cognitive and behavioral treatment approaches.
Mindfulness and Psychotherapy
Edited by Christopher K. Germer, Ronald D. Siegel, and Paul R. Fulton
Responding to growing interest among psychotherapists of all theoretical orientations, this practical book provides a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness and its contemporary clinical applications.
Ongoing Journey Awakening Spiritual Life in At-Risk Youth
Dr. Robert Coles, Dr. David Elkind, Rev. Charles Shelton, Sr. Veronica Mendez, Dr. Nsenga Warfield-Coppock
Within these covers, some of America's best-known educators, psychologists, and clergy members examine spiritual life among youth from many different cultural backgrounds. They share inspiring stories of young people rescued from lives of violence, neglect, and despair.
Pathways Fostering Spiritual Growth Among At-Risk Youth
Developed by Boys Town, in part through a grant from the Lilly Endowment
Developed by Boys Town, in part through a grant from the Lilly Endowment Reaching troubled or at-risk youth on a spiritual level is gaining ground as an effective approach in youth care. Topics covered include: behavioral and spiritual profiles of at-risk youth; the roles of suffering, attitude, and behavior in spiritual growth; the stages and style of faith.
Psychology Moment by Moment
Elise E. Labbe Ph.D.
Psychology Moment by Moment guides clinicians through the process of creating and applying mindfulness-based interventions for a variety of client populations and problems, session by session, to focus treatment even more and help clients make substantial progress.
Psychology of Spirituality
The Psychology of Spirituality is an accessible book that introduces the relationship between spirituality and psychology. The author sets out what spirituality is, the values it represents and how it can contribute to mental health and wellbeing.
Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook
Martha Davis, PhD, Elzabeth Robbins Eshelman, MSW, & Matther McKay, PhD
This workbook is designed to teach you the most popular stress management and relaxation techniques and exercises used today. It will increase your awareness of your personal reaction to stress and build your sense of control and mastery over stressors in your life.
Chrissie Hawkes-Whitehead & Lee Adams
A series of relaxation exercises in a photocopy-free format is contained in this bound volume. It is a superb resourcee for anyone who wishes to teach relaxation techniques in groups, or to hand out.
Relaxation Techniques, 3rd Edition
Rosemary A. Payne, BSc, MCSP
This book brings together in one volume 18 of the most commonly used methods of relaxation. Different techniques drawn from muscular, breathing and psychological approaches.
Spiritual Caregiving as Secular Sacrament
Ray S. Anderson
Bridging the gap between clinical and religious professionals, this book examines how both can understand the spiritual needs of the individual, and the importance of this spirituality in bringing about health and wholeness.
Spiritual Dimensions of Pastoral Care
Edited by David Willows and John Swinton
Written by significant researchers and practitioners within the field, this unique collection of key texts introduces the reader to practical theology. It critically explores the way in which the spiritual dimension of pastoral care has entered into constructive dialogue with other disciplines and ways of thinking, including: psychiatry, psychology, counselling, intercultural studies, educational methodology, narrative theory and political studies.
Spiritual Healing with Children with Special Needs
From his perspective as both spiritual healer and curative educator, the author introduces the key concepts of both subject areas to the reader and explains how the two disciplines can be combined and applied, providing case examples of healing sessions with children with a range of special needs, including autism, epilepsy and emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Spiritual Lives of Bereaved Parents
Dennis Klass, Ph.D., Wester University, St. Louis, MO
This book describes how parents lose, find, or relocate spiritual anchors after the death of their child. It describes how ordinary people reconstruct their lives after their foundations have shifted, how they reconnect after one of their primary attachments has been lost, and how they make sense of their world after one of their centers of meaning has been removed.
Spiritual Resources in Family Therapy
Edited by Froma Walsh
Filling a crucial void, this volume explores the influences of faith beliefs and practices on suffering, healing, and health.
Spiritual Resources in Family Therapy: Second Edition
Edited by Froma Walsh
Exploring the role of spirituality in couple and family relationships, this successful text and practitioner guide illustrates ways to tap spiritual resources for coping, healing, and resilience.
Spirituality and Social Care
Edited by Mary Nash and Bruce Stewart
This comprehensive and much-needed resource is for professionals and students in social care, who are required to engage with the spiritual dimension of their therapeutic work with clients.
Spirituality, Values and Mental Health
Mary Ellen Coyte, Peter Gilbert and Vicky Nicholls
Spirituality, Values and Mental Health gathers together personal and professional contributions from mental health professionals, carers and mental health service users and survivors. It addresses the stigma that can surround both mental health and spirituality and explores the place of the spiritual in mental health care, teasing out its implications for research, education, training and good practice.
Talking About Spirituality in Health Care Practice
Gillian White sets out a framework within which health care professionals can discuss spirituality and equip themselves to respond appropriately to the spiritual concerns of their patient in daily practice.
The Psychology of Religion
Bernard Spilka, Ralph W. Hood, Jr., Bruce Hunsberger, and Richard Gorsuch
Now in a fully revised and expanded third edition, this landmark text provides comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of an increasingly rich and varied field. The authors synthesize classic and contemporary research on religious thought, belief, and behavior across the lifespan; the forms and meaning of religious experience; the social psychology of religious organizations; and connections to biology, morality, coping, and mental health.
The Untethered Soul The Journey Beyond Yourself
The Untethered Soul, spiritual teacher Michael Singer explores the question of who we are and arrives at the conclusion that our identity is to be found in our consciousness, the fact of our ability to observe ourselves, and the world around us. By tapping into traditions of meditation and mindfulness, Singer shows how the development of consciousness can enable us all to dwell in the present moment and let go of painful thoughts and memories that keep us from achieving happiness and self-realization.
The World Within Me A Personal Journey to Spiritual Understanding
Writing in an accessible and personalised style he discusses important questions about ethics and meaning in life, the problem of evil, and organised and personal religion, considering the ideas of Christianity and other faiths.
Therapist's Notebook for Integrating Spirituality in Counseling Vol I
Edited by Karen B. Helmeke, PhD, MDiv and Catherine Ford Sori, PhD
This volume helps prepare clinicians to undertake and initiate the integration of spirituality in therapy with clients and provides easy-to-follow examples. The book provides a helpful starting point to address a broad range of topics and problems.
Therapist's Notebook for Integrating Spirituality in Counseling Vol II
Edited by Karen B. Helmeke, PhD, MDiv and Catherine Ford Sori, PhD
The Therapist s Notebook for Integrating Spirituality in Counseling II is the second volume of a comprehensive two-volume resource that provides practical interventions from respected experts from a wide range of backgrounds and theoretical perspectives.
Transformative Yoga Five Keys to Unlocking Inner Bliss
Wade Imre Morissette
This book offers a complete set of beginner, intermediate, and advanced yoga posture sequences with photographs, and includes yoga meditations for boosting energy, releasing stress, and accessing your inner bliss.
Working Relationships Spirituality in Human Service and Organisational Life
In this illuminating and thoughtful text, Neil Pembroke shows how relationships form the heart of chaplaincy, nursing and social care practice. Developing ideas from Martin Buber and virtue theory he shows how authentic, compassionate self-communication forms the basis of relatedness in human services work.
Yoga for Stress Relief
Clearly and authoritatively written, with step-by-step illustrated instructions, Yoga for Stress Relief demonstrates the appropriate positions (asanas), breathing exercises, and meditations for relief and prevention of stress.