Counseling and Values

Counseling and Values is a journal that focuses on the roles of values and religion in counseling and psychology. Founded in 1956, the American Counseling Association, affiliated with the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Tex., publishes Counseling and Values three times a year in Jan., April and Oct. Christopher Sink is the Editor.

Articles from Vol. 54, No. 1, October

Assessing Religion and Spirituality in Counseling: Some Reflections and Recommendations
In this article, the importance of conducting a religious and spiritual assessment in counseling is considered. Some essential dimensions of religion and spirituality to assess are described. The authors recommend assessment questions that can be asked...
Integration versus Segregation: Applications of the Spiritual Competencies in Counselor Education Programs
This article explores how educators can integrate the 9 Spiritual Competencies developed by the Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling (M, T. Burke, 1998; G, Miller, 1999) into the counselor education curriculum. Rather...
Multiple Identity Considerations among African American Christian Men Experiencing Same-Sex Attraction
The authors explored the experiences of African American men who identified as Christian and experienced same-sex attraction. Participants completed an online questionnaire addressing experiences of same-sex attraction; meaning attributed to their...
Religion, Ethnicity, Culture, Way of Life: Jews, Muslims, and Multicultural Counseling
Jews and Muslims represent 2 unique cultural groups that have been relatively under-examined by multicultural counseling scholars. In this article, the authors review the recent literature on Jews and Muslims, synthesize and discuss the commonalities...
The Development and Manifestation of Altruistic Caring: A Qualitative Inquiry
Qualitative, phenomenological research provides rich information about the constructive, life span perspectives of the manifestation and development of altruism, Using an interpretive phenomenological approach, this study investigated altruism as described...