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Self-Disclosure in Religious Spiritual Direction

Antecedents and Parallels to Self-Disclosure in Psychotherapy
  • Bede J. Healey

Abstract

Self-disclosure is a process integral to both psychotherapy and religious experience. Other authors in this book discuss the role of self-disclosure in the therapeutic relationship; I offer an overview of the role of self-disclosure in Judeo-Christian religious experience, with a special emphasis on self-disclosure in the process of Christian spiritual direction.

Keywords

Religious Practice Religious Experience Christian Tradition Jewish Tradition Spiritual Tradition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bede J. Healey
    • 1
  1. 1.Saint Benedict’s AbbeyAtchisonUSA

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