Academic Catalog

PSY640 Counseling and Spirituality

This course strives to integrate the spiritual and clinical perspectives of counselors in order to successfully support clients’ religious or spiritual journeys through utilizing appropriate knowledge and interventions. With cultural concerns such as religion and spirituality quickly becoming of growing importance and interest in the helping professions, this course examines a variety of spiritual beliefs, assesses spiritual wellness, and applies theory- and practice-based approaches to individualized spiritual counseling situations in order to provide students a foundation of knowledge to integrate these components into their counseling practice.