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BT06 Workshop 16 - Spiritual Issues in Psychotherapy - Frances Vaughan, PhD

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Workshops |  Meditation, Spirituality and Yoga |  Psychotherapy |  Brief Therapy |  Experiential Therapy
Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2006
Frances Vaughan, PhD
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Dec 09, 2006
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Given the increasing popularity of spirituality in the culture, this workshop will address the relationship of spirituality to mental health. We will combine discussion with experiential exercises demonstrating practical methods of spiritual inquiry. Participants will learn to identify common problems associated with spirituality and strategies for encouraging healthy spiritual growth.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To describe three common problems associated with spirituality and three characteristics of healthy spirituality.
  2. To describe four strategies of spiritual inquiry appropriate for brief therapy.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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Psychologist practicing in Mill Valley and author of many articles and several books integrating psychological health with spiritual growth. Her books include: Shadows of the Sacred: Seeing Through Spiritual Illusions; The Inward Arc: Healing in Psychotherapy and Spirituality; and Awakening Intuition. She has served as president of the Association for Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology, and was formerly on the clinical faculty at the University of California, Irvine. She is currently a trustee of the Fetzer Institute, a philanthropic foundation supporting research and education in mind-body-spirit health, and core faculty for the Alaya Institute end-of-life counselor training program. She is an internationally known educator in transpersonal psychology and was a pioneer in this field.