A Guide to Orthodox Psychotherapy: The Science, Theology and Spiritual Practice Behind it and its Clinical Applications

A Guide to Orthodox Psychotherapy: The Science, Theology and Spiritual Practice Behind it and its Clinical Applications

By: Chrysostomos (author), Bishop Auxentios (foreword_author)Paperback

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In this work, the relationship between psychology and religion is analyzed. It presents an analysis of the teachings of the Eastern Church Fathers on the world, man, and the psychological aspects of the union of man with God. Archbishop Chrysostomos works into his presentation the extent of his own research as well as the writings of Metropolitan Hierotheos, which include attempts to evaluate the place, significance, and the effectiveness of Orthodox psychotherapy in secular psychotherapy and its application in the clinical setting.

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Archbishop Chrysostomos is Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Traditionalist Orthodox Studies. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Princeton University.

Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgements Chapter 2 Foreward Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 What is Orthodox Psychotherapy? Chapter 5 Science and the Relationship Between Religious Practice and Mental Health Chapter 6 Eastern Orthodox Theology and the Nexus Between the Body, Soul, and Spirit Chapter 7 Orthodox Psychotherapy: Hesychasm and the Cleansing of the Mind Chapter 8 The Clinical Applications of Orthodox Psychotherapy Chapter 9 Bibliography Chapter 10 Index Chapter 11 About the Author

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/11/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780761836025
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9780761836025
  • weight: 236
  • ISBN10: 0761836020

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