Theories of Ethical Counselling Integration
This unit will explore the theories and ethical application of Professional Christian Counselling that seeks to integrate Psychology, Theology and Spirituality.
Lecturer: Undergraduate: Level 2 Discipline: DZ Professional Counselling Prerequisites: Co-requisite:
Offered: Refer to Timetable
This is a core unit of the advanced diploma in Counselling.
Counselling Integration Practicum.
Undergraduate: Level 2
Discipline: DZ Professional Counselling
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- Engage with and reflect on personal spiritual formation experiences
- Discuss ethical implications of integration from a Christian worldview
- Consider the underlying theoretical and philosophical base of a specific approach to integration.
- Consider the implications of client diversity as it relates to the integration
- Appreciate the complexities of integration in an Australian Context.
Practical Assessment (6 x 500 words each) 75%
Essay (1,500 words) 25%
Entwistle, D. N. (2015). Integrative approaches to psychology and Christianity : an introduction to worldview issues, philosophical foundations, and models of integration. Wipf and Stock Publishers.
Foster, R. J. (2008). Celebration of discipline : the path to spiritual growth. Hodder.
Foster, R. J. (2018). Streams of Living Water: celebrating the great traditions of Christian faith. Hodder & Stoughton
Greggo, S. P. & Sisemore, T. A. (2012). Counseling and Christianity : Five Approaches. IVP Academic.
McMinn, M. & Campbell, C. (2009). Integrative psychotherapy: Toward a comprehensive Christian approach. InterVarsity Press.
McMinn, M. R. (2008). Sin and grace in Christian counseling : an integrative paradigm. IVP Academic.
McMinn, M. R. (2011). Psychology, theology, and spirituality in Christian counseling. Tyndale House.
Richards, P. S. & Bergin, A. E. (2005). A spiritual strategy for counseling and psychotherapy. American Psychological Association.
Sanders, R. K. (2013). Christian counseling ethics : a handbook for psychologists, therapists and pastors (2nd ed.). InterVarsity Press