Spirituality & Mental Health for Professionals

  • Creativity, Spirituality, and Mental Health – Exploring Connections: This book emphasizes the integral connections between imagination, creativity, and spirituality and their role in healing. 
  • Faith Community Nursing: Scope & Standards of Practice – An authoritative, balance and in-depth guide to faith community nursing practices and the daily challenges & realities of working in a faith community setting.
  • Integrated Self, The – The Integrated Self models holistic, integrated treatment, including spiritual and cultural dimensions, to mental health professionals
  • Mental Health and Spirituality in Later Life – Mental health is increasingly being recognized as an important issue in later life. This valuable book will help you examine this dimension of aging in the context of pastoral, spiritual, and cultural issues. It explores the relationship between mental health, spirituality, and religion in later life, including the search for meaning, cultural issues, spiritual issues, depression, dementia, and issues of suicide in older people.
  • Recovery from Depression Using the Narrative Approach – The book explores people’s experiences of depression, recovery and available treatments. Ridge explains how, by selecting a variety of ‘narrative tools’, such as talking therapies, people can take control of their condition. By choosing more helpful narratives, they can gain a greater insight into depression, self-management and long-term recovery.
  • Spirituality and Health: Multidisciplinary Explorations  – This book is a compilation of papers presented at the eighth annual conference of the Society of Pastoral Counselling Research (SPCR). 
  • Spirituality and Mental Health – Clinical Applications By Gary W Hartz, Harold G Koenig – Spirituality and Mental Health: Clinical Applications can help. This thought-provoking guide for mental health professionals and pastoral counselors provides you with a framework to assess and incorporate client-based spirituality into your practice.
  • Spirituality and Mental Health Care: Rediscovering a ‘forgotten’ Dimension – This book will enable carers to incorporate spirituality effectively into their caring strategies. Using an evidence-based, interdisciplinary approach, the author explores the therapeutic significance of spirituality for clients in a number of different contexts with problems such as psychotic disorder, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and AIDS, from the perspective of both carers and service-users.
  • The Power of Spirituality in Therapy – Integrating Spiritual and Religious Beliefs in Mental Health Practice – Authors Peter A. Kahle and John M. Robbins draw from their acclaimed workshops on the integration of spirituality and psychotherapy to teach therapists how they can help clients make positive life changes that are consistent with their values and spiritual and/or religious orientations.
  • The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality for Clinicians – Many therapists and counselors find themselves struggling to connect the research on the psychology of religion and spirituality to their clinical practice. This book will address this issue, providing a valuable resource for clinicians that will help translate basic research findings into useful clinical practice strategies.
  • The Psychology of Spirituality – Spirituality is increasingly accepted as integral to human psychology, vital for physical and mental health. This book will be compelling reading for psychologists, psychiatrists, chaplains, healthcare professionals, students, and anyone wanting to understand better the role of spirituality and psychology in the lives of all.

 

Spirituality   —  Books