An integrative approach to counseling : bridging Chinese thought, evolutionary theory, and stress management / Robert G. Santee.Material type: TextSeries: Multicultural aspects of counseling and psychotherapyPublication details: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2007. Description: 1 online resource (297 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781452245478; 1452245479; 9781452278827; 1452278822; 1483329550; 9781483329550Subject(s): Cross-cultural counseling | Evolutionary psychology | Stress (Psychology) | Stress (Psychology) -- Religious aspects | Community Health Services | Culture | Mental Health Services | Psychology, Applied | Complementary Therapies | Behavioral Symptoms | Psychophysiology | Therapeutics | Psychological Phenomena and Processes | Health Services | Sociology | Behavior | Anthropology, Cultural | Behavioral Disciplines and Activities | Social Sciences | Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Psychiatry and Psychology | Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services | Anthropology | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Delivery of Health Care | Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena | Cultural Diversity | Counseling | Stress, Psychological | Spiritual Therapies | MEDICAL -- Health Risk Assessment | Cross-cultural counseling | Evolutionary psychology | Stress (Psychology) | Stress (Psychology) -- Religious aspects | Social Sciences | PsychologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 362.104256 LOC classification: BF636.7.C76 | S26 2007Online resources: Click here to access online
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An Integrative Approach to Counseling: Bridging Chinese Thought, Evolutionary Theory, and Stress Management offers a global and integrative approach to counseling that incorporates multiple concepts and techniques from both eastern and western perspectives. The book identifies commonalities rather than the differences between them. The book also compares and contrasts the underlying cultural assumptions of western counseling with those of the Chinese perspectives of Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism, relative to integrating and applying a more global approach to helping individuals functional.
Fundamental principles and concepts. Evolutionary theory and evolutionary psychology ; Stress and the stress response ; Stress management -- Culturally diverse approaches to managing stress. Buddhism and stress management ; Daoism and stress management ; Confucianism and stress management -- Integration and application of culturally diverse approaches to managing stress. Underlying cultural assumptions ; Rapport ; Thinking ; Feeling ; Behaving ; Interpersonal relationships ; Spirituality.