Spirituality and Belief System of the Therapist

This course helps practitioners learn ethically sound ways to use their personal spiritual perspectives as a resource for understanding their clients, their relationship with their clients, and what happens in the practice of therapy.  It also helps participants explore and work with issues of spiritual countertransference.

Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize the connection between their spirituality and therapeutic presence
2. Identify ways their spiritual beliefs impact how they understand clients, the therapeutic relationship, and therapeutic process
3. Investigate areas of spiritual countertransference that may influence therapeutic process