Journal of Child and Family Studies

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 298–299 | Cite as

David H. Rosmarin: Spirituality, Religion, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: A Guide for Clinicians

Guilford Press, New York, 2018, 192 pp
  • Laura NaborsEmail author
Book Review

Rosmarin’s book, Spirituality, Religion, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Guide for Clinicians, is an insightful exploration of how the concepts in the book title are interrelated and can be understood in a synergistic fashion by clinicians to guide their clients as they participate in therapy. This book has a valuable Preface and Acknowledgements section that sets the stage for the book and shares personal information that exemplifies the careful reflection shown by the author throughout the book. The introduction to the book shows the statistics and provides vignettes that personalize the material, further encouraging the reader to continue.

Chapters 1 to 4 address Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Spirituality and CBT In Chapter 1, Rosmarin addresses ethical concerns. The sample dialogues included in this chapter and throughout the book help the reader to follow the author’s key points and provide a stage where the reader can see application of the author’s concepts to...


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The author declares that she has no conflict of interest.

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Health Promotion and Education and Substance Abuse Counseling, School of Human ServicesUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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