Children, Spirituality, and Counselling
American Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2012, Pages: 1-5
Received: Nov. 27, 2012; Published: Dec. 30, 2012
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Shelley A. Jackson, Family Sciences, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, USA; Texas Woman’s University, TWU, Denton, TX, USA
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Abstract
Spirituality is an abstract concept and has been defined differently by researchers. Watson (2006) defines spirituality as beliefs and values that are formed in response to human condition. Mabe and Josephson (2004) defined spirituality as the belief in and devotion to a higher power.Harris (2007) offered definitions such as living out stories of our lives, forming connections and creating meaning in life, and development of self-awareness. Spirituality can be considered an important focus during play therapy if it is significant to the client or their parents.
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Counseling, Children, Spirituality
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Shelley A. Jackson, Children, Spirituality, and Counselling, American Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.ajap.20120101.11
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