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Pastoral Psychology

, Volume 34, Issue 1, pp 61–68 | Cite as

The destructive potential of psychological counseling for pastor and parish

  • David J. Rolfe
Articles

Abstract

Two styles of psychological counseling are reviewed both in terms of pastor-parishioner dynamics and in terms of the pastor's relationship with his own family.

Keywords

Cross Cultural Psychology Psychological Counseling Destructive Potential 
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© Human Sciences Press 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Rolfe
    • 1
  1. 1.Wycliffe HallOxfordEngland

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