Title

Employ spiritual practices ethically

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-15-2014

Publisher

Ohio Psychology Publications, Inc.

Abstract

Psychologists, and so many other mental health professionals, have fairly recently discovered the age old benefits of meditation and spirituality. Perhaps they are late to the party given the fact that the great wisdom traditions have offered so many meditative, spiritual and religious benefits to mental and physical health functioning for thousands of years. Better late than never as the psychological community has now embraced some, but not all, of these traditions and practices with great enthusiasm. For example, in a recent survey conducted by Professor John Norcross and colleagues about the future of psychotherapy mindfulness meditation was listed as the top number one future trend in the field as viewed by a large group of leading psychologists.

Sponsorship

The National Psychologist