Healing Versus Cure: Spiritual Aspects of Clinical Work with Ill Patients

Although not everyone will cure their cancer, there is the potential for healing which is sometimes inspired by the threat of losing life. How do we as therapists support an exploration of a client’s perceived spiritual landscape, guiding them through questions of meaning, belief, and transformation, regardless of our own beliefs? How do we define these issues for ourselves, yet remain open to the many ways our clients will define them?

Handouts for this class are:
Healing into Life and Death (excerpt)
Doctors, Patients, and People

The test for this online class is here.