Intervention with Muslim Filipino Families:The Implications of Spirituality for Psychology


Political repercussions following destructive events of September 11, 2001 have the potential to dampen enthusiasm for the incorporation of spirituality by psychologists who see Muslim Filipino families. Among various Muslim Filipino populations, spirituality is fundamental. Psychologists who are conscientious would be remiss to exclude such a critical aspect of life when it is essential. The implications of spirituality for psychology intervention with Muslim Filipino families include the need to acknowledge and, when appropriate, apply values, belief systems, and other culture specific criteria. To do otherwise will bias intervention with Muslim Filipino families, rendering psychology less potent in its ability to accommodate such families.

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Hall, R. (2010). Intervention with Muslim Filipino Families:The Implications of Spirituality for Psychology. Psychology, 1, 45-49. doi: 10.4236/psych.2010.11007.

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