Spirituality and Mental Health
Part One considers spirituality as a reflection of the process of change. A brief overview of the contemporary history of spiritual inquiry in the field of mental health is provided.
Part Two considers spirituality as a reflection of the process of meaning making.
Part Three considers spirituality in terms of different forms of journey, including a consideration of the traditional concept of pilgrimage. Part Four considers the potential for healing that lies within even the most terrifying forms of madness. The book then concludes with a suggestion of the power of "waiting" and the rewards obtained by the careful, compassionate practice of life.
258 pages; ISBN 9780470033869
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Title: Spirituality and Mental Health
Author: Phil Barker; Poppy Buchanan-Barker
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