In their classic Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious Diversity, P. Scott Richards and Allen E.
Bergin state, ???Growing empirical evidence indicates that spirituality and religious commitment
tend to be associated with many indicators of physical and mental health and positive social
conduct.? In this workshop, we will explore how Christian counselors may construct a
collaborative approach to working with clients that meets both their spiritual and mental health
Presented by: Ron Hawkins, Ed.D., D.Min.
- Contribute to the development of a healthy religious and spiritual life
- Assist clients with the development of greater insight into the relationship between their spiritual and psychological health
- Describe a paradigm that may be utilized to guide discussion with clients focused on the development of the interrelatedness of mental health and dynamic spirituality