Bridges Institute provides information and links about many important scholarly and clinical books, articles, and journals about the topic of spiritually integrated psychotherapies.


Handbook of Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapies

This volume brings together top scholars who show how therapists can ethically and competently integrate spiritual perspectives and interventions into their practices and thereby more effectively treat clients from diverse religious, spiritual, racial, and cultural backgrounds.

Forgiveness and Spirituality in Psychotherapy

This book presents a model of forgiveness and relational spirituality based on clinical practice and supported by empirical research. Worthington and Sandage bring together decades of experience as both researchers and clinicians to show the differing ways in which spiritual and religious experiences can shape concerns, values, and practices that may facilitate or hinder forgiveness among clients.

Spiritual Interventions in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

This book presents guidance for integrating spiritual interventions in psychotherapy with children and their families. The interventions are appropriate for a range of settings, presenting problems, and client belief systems. Specific chapters address the use of prayer, forgiveness, acceptance, spiritual awareness, sacred texts, and God images in therapy. Illustrative case studies are included, and ethical issues are given special consideration.

A Spiritual Strategy for Counseling and Psychotherapy

A Spiritual Strategy for Counseling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition shows mental health professionals how to deal sensitively with clients whose spirituality or religion is an important part of their lives.

Spirituality and the Therapeutic Process A comprehensive Resource From Intake to Termination

Practical strategies, techniques, and examples are used to show how spirituality can influence each stage of treatment from before the clinical intake, starting with an understanding of ethical practice guidelines and therapist self-awareness, through termination. Self-reflection questions, diverse case examples, and a multiple-session case study chapter are provided to build readers’ understanding and ability to incorporate spirituality into counseling and psychotherapy.

Journal of Spirituality and Clinical Practice

Spirituality in Clinical Practice® (SCP) is a practice-oriented journal that encompasses spiritually-oriented psychotherapy and spirituality-sensitive cultural approaches to treatment and wellness. SCP is dedicated to integrating psycho-spiritual and other spiritually-oriented interventions involved in psychotherapy, consultation, coaching, health, and wellness.

Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious Diversity

This book provides concrete guidance for working effectively with clients from a wide range of religious backgrounds, including all of the main Christian denominations found in the United States as well as Judaism, Islam, Eastern traditions, and the ethnic-centered spirituality of African-American, Latino, and American Indian populations.

Spiritual Diversity in Psychotherapy Engaging the Sacred in Clinical Practice

Drawing from diverse spiritual and religious backgrounds, this book offers clinical guidance for addressing a vast variety of traditions and complex diversity considerations in psychotherapy.

Spiritually Oriented Interventions for Counseling and Psychotherapy

Spirituality and religion influence the way many clients interpret their life experiences. Recognizing this reality, Spiritually Oriented Interventions for Counseling and Psychotherapy offers mental health professionals an in-depth look at how to integrate both Western and Eastern spiritually oriented interventions into clinical practice.