Vistas Online 2011

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.


The Creative Use of Spirituality to Enhance Psychotherapy

Betty Hughes


This article will focus primarily on those who are in the middle of the spectrum— those psychotherapists who are interested in using spiritual techniques to enhance the process of psychotherapy without fully embracing the religious and/or spiritual arena. Suggestions will be offered for further reading, as well as some of the contraindications that might need to be considered when making decisions about this subject.

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