In her lecture “Supernatural Attributions: How Do People Perceive Messages from God, the Devil, and Human Spirits?,” delivered at the 2023 Integration Symposium, Julie Exline surveys the lenses by which people understand supernatural experiences, how this affects moral beliefs and behavior, and why it matters for mental health professionals.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Supernatural Attributions and Mental Health,” Clara Bertan asks what it looks like to intentionally create a safe and inviting space for clients to explore their beliefs in the supernatural.
In her lecture “Spiritual Struggle: An Overview of Key Concepts and Findings,” delivered at the 2023 Integration Symposium, Julie Exline surveys varieties of spiritual struggle through the lens of mental health, with a particular focus on the idea of anger towards God.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Navigating Spiritual Struggles,” Jaclyn Williams draws from her experience as a chaplain and discusses pastoral and spiritual care for those encountering spiritual struggles.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Navigating Spiritual Struggles,” Grace Chan reflects on how our contexts—environment, family, society—form our ideas of spirituality and on why it matters to recognize this in the therapy room.
In her lecture “How Can We Support Healing and Growth from Spiritual Struggle?,” delivered at the 2023 Integration Symposium, Julie Exline considers ways to support and foster growth among people who experiencing spiritual struggles.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Healing and Growth from Spiritual Struggle,” Eltice Lin talks about navigating supernatural experience amidst different cultural and religious contexts.
Kenneth Wang considers lessons on resentment and reconciliation as he looks at the older brother in the Parable of the Prodigal Son, through a psychological perspective.
As he directs the counseling center of Pasadena’s Lake Avenue Church, Tsega Worku strives to create a space of healing and restoration for the hurting.