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Integrating Traditional Healing Practices Into Counseling and Psychotherapy (Multicultural Aspects of Counseling and Psychotherapy)

Integrating Traditional Healing Practices Into Counseling and Psychotherapy (Multicultural Aspects of Counseling and Psychotherapy)

By: Roy Moodley (editor), Prof. William West (editor)Hardback

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Integrating Traditional Healing Practices Into Counseling and Psychotherapy critically examines ethnic minority cultural and traditional healing in relation to counselling and psychotherapy. Authors Roy Moodley and William West highlight the challenges and transformations within the field of multicultural counselling and psychotherapy by integrating current debates and issues of traditional healing with contemporary practice. The book uniquely presents a range of theoretical and empirical accounts of the dilemmas and issues facing students in training, professional counsellors, psychotherapists, social workers, researchers, and others who use multicultural counselling or transcultural psychotherapy as part of their professional practice. Key Features: o Contributes to the wider debates about ethnic minority health care by focusing on how ethnic minority groups construct illness perceptions and the kinds of treatments they expect to solve health and mental health problems o Analyzes traditional healing of racial, ethnic, and religious groups living in the United States, Canada, and Britain to consider the diffusion of healing practices across cultural boundaries o Explores contemporary alternative health care movements such as paganism, New Age Spirituality and healing, transcendental meditation, and new religious movements to increase the knowledge and capacity of clinical expertise of students studying in this field Integrating Traditional Healing Practices Into Counseling and Psychotherapy is an ideal text for undergraduate and graduate students studying multicultural counselling or psychotherapy. The book is also a valuable resource for academics, researchers, psychotherapists, counsellors, and other practitioners.

About Author

Roy Moodley, PhD, is Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Director - Centre for Diversity in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Roy's research interests include critical multicultural counseling and psychotherapy; race and culture in psychotherapy; traditional healing practices; gender and identity.


DedicationForeword - Thomas J. CsordasSeries Editor's Foreword - Paul PedersenAcknowledgmentsINTRODUCTION - Roy Moodley,William WestPART I: INDIGENOUS PERFORMANCES, CULTURAL WORLDVIEWS AND SUPERNATURAL HEALING Chapter 1. Shamanic Performances: Healing through Magic and the Supernatural - Roy MoodleyChapter 2. Aboriginal Worldview of Healing: Inclusion, Bending, and Bridging - Anne Poonwassie, Ann CharterChapter 3. The Djinns: A Sophisticated Conceptualization of Pathologies and Therapies - Toby Nathan Chapter 4. Crossing the Line Between Talking Therapies and Spiritual Healing - William WestPART II: HEALING AND CURING: TRADITIONAL HEALERS AND HEALING Chapter 5. Indigenous Healers and Healing in a Modern World - Anne Solomon, Njoki Nathani Wane Chapter 6. Traditional Healing Practices in Southern Africa: Ancestral Spirits, Ritual Ceremonies, and Holistic Healing - Olaniyi Bojuwoye Chapter 7. Caribbean Healers and Healing: Awakening Spiritual and Cultural Healing Powers - Ronald Marshall Chapter 8. Latin American Healers and Healing: Healing as a Redefinition Process - Lilian Gonzalez Chevez Chapter 9. Traditional and Cultural Healing Among the Chinese - Joseph K. SoChapter 10. South Asian (Indian) Traditional Healing: Ayurveda, Shamanic and Sahaja Therapy - Manoj Kumar, Dinesh Bhugra, Jagmohan Singh PART III: SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION AND CULTURAL HEALINGChapter 11: Animism: Foundation of Traditional Healing in Sub-Saharan Africa - Clemmont E. Vontress Chapter 12: Hindu Spirituality and Healing Practices - Pittu LaunganiChapter 13: Inner Healing Prayer in "Spirit-Filled" Christianity - Fernando L. Garzon Chapter 14: Islam, Divinity and Spiritual Healing - Qulsoom InayatChapter 15: Jewish Healing, Spirituality, and Modern Psychology - Laura J. Praglin Chapter 16: Buddhist Moments in Psychotherapy - Roshni Daya PART IV: TRADITIONAL HEALING AND ITS CONTEMPORARY FORMULATIONS Chapter 17. Sweat Lodge as Psychotherapy: Congruence Between Traditional and Modern Healing - David Paul SmithChapter 18. Maat: An African Centered Paradigm for Psychological and Spiritual Healing - Mekada Graham Chapter 19. Morita Therapy: A Philosophy of Yin/Yang Coexistence - Charles P. Chen Chapter 20. Pagan Approaches to Healing - Estelle SeymourChapter 21. Yoga and Its Practice in Psychological Healing - Josna PankhaniaChapter 22. Holistic Healing, Paradigm Shift, and the New Age - Patricia A. Poulin, William WestPART V: FINDING THE LINK BETWEEN TRADITIONAL HEALING AND THERAPYChapter 23. Spiritual and Healing Approaches in Psychotherapeutic Practice - Robert N. Sollod Chapter 24: Psychotherapy as Ritual: Connecting the Concrete With the Symbolic - Michael Anderson Chapter 25: The Healing Path: What Can Counselors Learn From Aboriginal People About How to Heal? - Rod McCormick Chapter 26: Herbalistas, Curandeiros and Bruxas: Valuable Lessons From Traditional Systems of Healing - Birdie J. Bezanson, Gary Foster, Susan James Chapter 27: Sharing Healing Secrets: Counselors and Traditional Healers in Conversation - Rebecca Gawile Sima, William WestIndexAbout the EditorsAbout the Contributors

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761930464
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9780761930464
  • ISBN10: 0761930469

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