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The Soul of Therapy

Contributed by: Kevin Anderson PhD, Psychotherapist

About The Soul of Therapy

The Soul of Therapy explores the difficulties people bring to therapy, with a focus on how spiritual growth can be an important part of healing and living a compassionate, radiant life.

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Spirituality and Psychotherapy

"Most of the people who consult me now want to explore a spiritual perspective on their life situations. Many say finding a therapist who would integrate spirituality into therapy was not easy. Most therapists are still trained to avoid making spirituality a focus of therapy."

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Spirituality and Addictions

"When I’m trying to encourage clients struggling with addiction to attend a 12-step program I often hear 'I don’t get anything out of that' or 'I don’t see how hanging out with a bunch of people talking about how terrible their lives are is supposed to help me.' Notice the self-focus in both objections to getting help."


About the Author

Kevin Anderson PhD, Psychotherapist

Kevin Anderson, Ph.D. is a psychologist, poet, and writer who lives in the Toledo, Ohio area. His two most recent books are Now is Where God Lives: A Year of Nested Meditations to Delight the Mind and Awaken the Soul and The...

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