VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.
Souldrama: A Therapeutic Action Model to Create Spiritually Intelligent Leadership
What is a spiritual journey? More than ever, individuals find themselves experiencing a lack of meaning in their lives and an attendant sense of spiritual desolation (Vaill, 1989). Consequently, many people are increasingly embarking upon a spiritual journey, seeking to discover their true selves, searching for a higher purpose and meaning to their lives (Conger, 1994). This spiritual journey is not necessarily confined to a religious framework (Conger, 1994) as many might conclude, for, as Patterson (1997) observed, ``religions can be viewed as the maps, while you might consider spirituality to be the territory''.