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Author Maynard, Elizabeth A
Title Understanding Pastoral Counseling
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2015
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (513 pages)
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Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Prologue -- References -- Share Understanding Pastoral Counseling -- Part I: An Introduction to Pastoral Counseling -- Chapter 1: Pastoral Counseling: A Discipline of Unity Amid Diversity -- What Makes Pastoral Counseling "Pastoral"? -- Pastoral Counselors and Other Allied Mental Health Professionals -- The Setting and Context of Pastoral Counseling -- The Discipline's Spiritual Assumptions -- Building Roads of Communication and Communion -- Reflection Questions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 2: Pastoral Counseling's History -- Context: Judeo-Christian Care of the Soul -- Context: Care and Counseling in American Religious Life -- Care in Early American History -- Twentieth-Century Context -- Pastoral Counseling: A Clinical Ministry Specialty -- Development of a Profession -- Twenty-First Century -- Reflection Questions -- Notes -- References -- Part II: Pastoral Counseling: Ways of Being -- Chapter 3: Pastoral Counselors: Mental Health Professionals -- Professionals at the Crossroads -- Pastoral Counselors as Mental Health Professionals -- Integrated Professionals -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Part III: Pastoral Counseling: Ways of Understanding -- Chapter 4: The Human Condition: Pastoral Perspectives -- Human Dignity and Depravity -- Story -- Relational Style -- Family -- Gender -- View of God -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 5: The Nature and Function of Suffering -- The Origins of Intrapersonal Processes and Suffering -- Interpersonal Processes and Suffering -- The Family and Suffering -- Culture's Influence on Pain and Suffering -- Pain and Suffering Beyond Attachment, Family, and Culture -- The Pastoral Counselor's Response to Those Who Suffer -- Summary and Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References
Chapter 6: The Challenges of Being Bilingual: Methods of Integrating Psychological and Religious Studies -- Historical Background -- The Interdisciplinary Methods of Pastoral Counselors -- An Illustration -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7: To Diagnose or Not to Diagnose: Pastoral Counseling Distinctives in Conceptualizing and Engaging Human Distress -- The Modern Emergence of and Ambivalence About Pastoral Diagnosis -- Pastoral Diagnosis as a Diagnosis of Gnosis -- Moving Beyond Conceptualization to Engaging Experience -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 8: Religious and Spiritual Assessment in Pastoral Counseling -- An Integrated Interdisciplinary Framework -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 9: Responding to Explicit and Implicit Spiritual Content in Pastoral Counseling -- The Authors' Contexts and Assumptions -- Explicit Spiritual Content in Pastoral Counseling -- Implicit Spiritual Content in Pastoral Counseling -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 10: Cross-Cultural Counseling: The Importance of Encountering the Liminal Space -- Multicultural Competence and Social Justice in Pastoral Counseling -- The Encounter: A Case Study -- A Culturally Open Approach to Training in Pastoral Counseling -- Conclusions: The Mandate -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Part IV: Pastoral Counseling: Ways of Intervening -- Chapter 11: Common Ground: Pastoral Counseling and Allied Professional Interventions -- Toward a Common Ground of Intervention -- Common-Ground Interventions -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 12: Set Apart: The Distinctiveness of Pastoral Counseling Interventions -- Defining Ourselves: Pastoral Counseling as a Profession -- Issues of Distinction: A Contemporary Dilemma Within Psychotherapeutic Communities
What is a Pastoral Counseling Intervention? -- Pastoral Counseling: Goals and Objectives -- Distinctive Pastoral Counseling Interventions Emerge -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 13: Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual Direction -- The History of Care for the Soul in the West -- Distinguishing Clinical Counseling from Spiritual Direction -- An Integrated Model -- Happy, Healthy, and Holy: A Threefold Typology -- Breaking Down Distinctions -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Part V: Pastoral Counseling and Religious Diversity -- Chapter 14: Religious Location and Counseling: Engaging Diversity and Difference in Views of Religion -- Language Care -- Religious Location(s) and One Insurmountable Barrier -- Forms and Degrees of Religious Difference -- Challenges Related to Differences in Religious Location -- Self-Differentiation: The Significance of the Counselor's Religious Location -- Therapeutic Relationality: Connection Amid Religious Difference -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 15: Earning Closeness with Our Maker: A Torah-Based Approach to Counseling -- Torah Therapy: A Way of Understanding -- Torah Therapy: A Way of Being -- Torah Therapy: A Way of Intervening -- Torah Therapy and Pastoral Counseling -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 16: Reframing Pastoral Counseling: Toward Developing a Model of Pastoral Care Within Muslim Communities -- Who are American Muslims? -- Key Philosophical Beliefs and Implications -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 17: Kalamitra: A Buddhist Approach to Pastoral Counseling -- Buddhism -- Pastoral Counseling and the Buddhist Pastoral Counselor -- Training and Supervision -- Research -- Kalamitra -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 18: Hindu Approaches to Pastoral Counseling -- Diversity Among Hindus
Culture Versus Religion -- Hinduism -- Problem Solving Among Hindus -- Acculturation -- Interventions with Hindu Clients -- Reflection Questions -- Note -- References -- Chapter 19: Native American Spiritualities and Pastoral Counseling -- Traditional Native American Spiritualities -- The Role and Influence of Christianity -- Pastoral Counseling with Native Americans -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 20: Pastoral Counseling and Queer Identities -- Sexual Orientation and Identity -- What is Queer? -- Theories of Sexual Identity -- Implications for Practice -- Implications for Practice -- Interlocking Systems of Oppression -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- Notes -- References -- Part VI: Special Issues in Pastoral Counseling -- Chapter 21: Referral, Consultation, and Collaboration -- Defining Referral, Consultation, and Collaboration -- Case Study -- Consultation -- Referral -- Collaboration -- Returning to the Case Study with Joelle and Samantha -- Reflection Questions -- Note -- References -- Chapter 22: Shepherding the Flock: Supervising Pastoral Counselors in Training -- Defining Supervision -- The Need for Supervisor Training -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 23: Understanding Pastoral Counseling Research -- What Do the Terms Religion and Spirituality Mean? -- Research Methods -- What Do Current Definitions of Religion and Spirituality Measure? -- Cultural Concerns in Measurement -- Summary and Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 24: Pastoral Counseling at a Distance -- What is Distance Counseling? -- A Brief History -- The Practice of Distance Counseling -- Best Practices in Distance Counseling -- Preparation for Distance Counseling Work -- Benefits of Distance Counseling -- Limitations and Concerns -- Special Considerations
Implications for Pastoral Counseling -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Appendix: Definition of Terms -- Chapter 25: Childhood Studies and Pastoral Counseling -- Childhood Studies in the Social Sciences -- Childhood Studies in Religion -- Religion and Children -- Calling for a New Pastoral Care of Children -- Implications for Pastoral Counseling -- Reflection Questions -- Notes -- References -- Part VII: The Future of the Discipline -- Chapter 26: Futures of a Past: From Within a More Traditional Pastoral Counseling Model -- Is There a Traditional Pastoral Counseling Model? -- Formation in the AAPC -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 27: Integrative Psychotherapy Training Program: A Department of Spiritual Care and Education -- Context -- History and Context -- Current Model -- IPTP Faculty -- Program Structure and Process -- The Future of the Integrative Psychotherapy Training Program -- Replication of a Faith-Sensitive Psychotherapy Training Program in a Large Health Care System -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- References -- Chapter 28: Perspectives From Beyond the Field: Psychology and Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy -- A Mandate for Psychology -- From Research to Practice -- Psychologists' Perceptions of Pastoral Counseling -- Mindfulness-Based Approaches -- Service to a Diverse and Suffering Society -- Responding to Today's Religious and Spiritual Diversity -- Conclusions -- Reflection Questions -- Note -- References -- Epilogue -- Index
What are the roles, functions, and identities of pastoral counselors today? What paradigms shape their understandings of the needs of others? How can pastoral counselors serve the needs of diverse individuals in both religious and secular environments? This foundational text reflects the continued and unfolding work of pastoral counseling in both clinical and traditional ministry settings. It addresses key issues in the history, current practices, and future directions in pastoral counseling and its place among allied helping professions. Written to incorporate current changes in the roles of pastoral counselors and models of training beyond the traditional seminary, the book builds on themes of pastoral counseling as a distinct way of being in the world, understanding client concerns and experiences, and intervening to promote the health and growth of clients
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Maynard, Elizabeth A. Understanding Pastoral Counseling New York : Springer Publishing Company,c2015 9780826130051
Subject Pastoral Care -- methods.;Pastoral counseling.;Psychotherapy -- methods
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Alt Author Snodgrass, Jill L
Snodgrass, Jill L., PhD
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