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Hendrika Vande Kemp

Hendrika Vande Kemp

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Introduction
I have recently retired from clinical practice and plan to focus on research and writing, primarily in the history of psychology.
Additional affiliations
September 1991 - June 2001
Fuller Theological Seminary
Position
  • Professor (Full)
September 1981 - August 1991
Fuller Theological Seminary
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  • Professor (Associate)
September 1977 - August 1981
Fuller Theological Seminary
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  • Research Assistant
Education
September 1971 - July 1975
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Field of study
  • Clinical Psychology
September 1971 - July 1975
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Field of study
  • Clinical Psychology
September 1967 - June 1971
Hope College
Field of study
  • Psychology

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Author reviews dream research featuring content analysis before its solidification by Hall and Van de Castle (1966). She discusses the introspective studies of Nelson (1888) and Calkins (1893) and others and various challenges to keeping introspective records, solved by inventions such as electricity, quiet alarm clocks, typewriters, and safety mat...
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Author reviews the reconstitute method of dream interpretation and trial-and-error theory of dream images of Lydiard Horton (1879-1945), published first in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology (1914-1921). She illustrates Horton’s applications of his Dream Analysis Record and his extensive classification system. Horton discovered the illusion of levi...
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In this epilogue, the author places the historical chapters in the larger context of multi-disciplinary histories of dreams and dreaming. She stresses that dream histories and theories must address all four dimensions of human experience: the impersonal or nonpersonal, the interpersonal or extrapersonal, the interpersonal, and transpersonal or extr...
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In the late nineteenth century, dreams became the subject of scientific study for the first time, after thousands of years of being considered a primarily spiritual phenomenon. Before Freud and the rise of psychoanalytic interpretation as the dominant mode of studying dreams, an international group of physicians, physiologists, and psychiatrists pi...
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Author surveys literature on the death of the psychotherapist, in the context of psychodynamic therapy and psychoanalysis, with an exploration of both psychological and spiritual transference and countertransference dynamics, and recognition of therapist death as a form of disenfranchised grief. Discussion includes Christ and paradise archetypes; m...
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Reviews Anders Omstedt, Connecting Analytical Thinking and Intuition: And the Nights Abound With Inspiration. Photographs by Hillevi Nagel. A Springer Briefs volume using dream groups in the Montague Ullman tradition to tap into the intuitive potential of dreams, and also offering exercises to increase mindfulness.
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This article memorializes E. Mark Stern (1929 -2014), a clinical psychologist who found his ideological home in humanistic and existential psychology. Highlights of Stern's career and professional contributions are noted. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved).
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Eugene Irvine Taylor Jr. was born on October 28, 1946 and died on January 30, 2013. Eugene systematically applied the techniques of historical scholarship in comparative religions to archival reconstructions in the history of American psychology and psychiatry. Eugene regarded the history and philosophy of psychology as a vocation, devoting himself...
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Reviews the book, Psychology, Religion, and the Nature of the Soul. A Historical Entanglement by Graham Richards (see record 2010-21480-000). In this book, the author explores the relationship between psychology and religion, historically and philosophically, critically examining the potentially outmoded arguments that psychology and religion are i...
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Notes that historians of psychology have found a place within the pages of the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (American Psychological Association, 2009), which includes many of the items recommended to the publications board by the History of Psychology Oversight Committee. The most obvious change in...
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Author argues that the implicit bias against theism is part of a larger pattern of ignoring the realm of illusion (Pruyser, 1983) and related products of culture. In response, each psychologist must develop an integrated theory that incorporates four dimensions of human experience: intrapersonal, interpersonal, impersonal, and transpersonal. (PsycI...
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A psychological examination of the intertwined lives of Anne Sullivan Macy and Helen Adams Keller, whose "vision" was anything but literal.
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This section of News & Notes provides information on current news from Division 26. Included in this section are Minutes of the 2005 Business Meeting of the Society for the History of Psychology (APA Division 26), New Business, History of Psychology Around the World: The British Psychological Society’s History of Psychology Centre, Psychology on Fi...
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This article gives members information about The Society for the History of Psychology. It covers news of Division 26, which includes a letter from President Ben Harris. It also discusses the SHP election results of 2005, a call for presidential nominations, and awards. Then it covers the report on the August, 2005 Meeting of the APA Council of Rep...
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Theistic Integrative Psychology (2005), one of the latest releases from the American Psychological Association Psychotherapy Videotape Series IV, offers an excellent illustration of the work of theistic psychotherapist P. Scott Richards. Richards, like William James before him, recognizes that "we and God have business with each other; and in openi...
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This article covers the latest information about the The Society for the History of Psychology. The news and notes summarize the call for fellowship nominations and papers for the 2006 convention. The column also discusses membership, personal news, and meetings and exhibits concerning the history of psychology around the world.
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This article gives the latest information about the Society for the History of Psychology. It announces that David B. Baker will become News & Notes Editor for History of Psychology in 2006. It covers statements from the candidates for the presidential elections in Division 26, the candidate for secretary-treasurer, and the candidates for represent...
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Presents information about the Society for the History of Psychology. Members may obtain the latest information on the Division's web site, or subscribe to the electronic mailing list. The column specifically summarizes the History of Psychology sessions at Southeastern Regional meetings. It also reports on the 23rd Annual Conference of the Europea...
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The author interweaves her personal story with theoretical material from the interpersonal school of psychology and the theology of Martin Buber, focusing on "the between."
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Author provides a historical review of Gordon Allport's classic book, The Individual and His Religion, published in 1950, putting the book into historical perspective and in the context of Allport's other works.
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Author reviews Guntrip's classic book, Mental Pain and the Cure of Souls, also published as Psychotherapy and Religion: The Constructive Use of Inner Conflict.
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This column contains information of interest to members of APA's Division 26. Included are information about the Society for the History of Psychology's web site; Division 26 news items (call for officer nominations and the past president's letter); minutes of the 2004 business meeting; a report from the 36th annual meeting of Cheiron, along with a...
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This article is comprised of the latest information about the Society for the History of Psychology on the Division 26. The news consists of membership, donations, conference information, awards, fellows nominations, and call for papers. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
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The author summarizes major contributions of Harry Stack Sullivan (1892–1949) that lie outside his well-known contributions to the interpersonal school of psychoanalysis. She describes him first as a tragic hero who tried to depathologize homosexuality in psychiatry and in Selective Service screening procedures–a role immortalized in John Fisher's...
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Presents a series of noteworthy items regarding and relevant to Division 26 (History of Psychology). These items include: Statement From the Candidates for Division 26 Presidential Elections; Report From the February Council of Representatives Meeting; Proposed Amendments to the Division 26 Bylaws; Society for the History of Psychology 2004 APA Con...
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Fatigue-based disabilities are common, and stem from a wide range of conditions. Unfortunately, many of these conditions are invisible, and the needs of people with fatigue-based disabilities are often overlooked. The good news is that there are some steps you can take. We are both psychologists with fatigue-based disabilities, and have encountered...
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Presents a series of noteworthy items regarding and relevant to Division 26 (History of Psychology). These items include: Call for Nominations for Editor of History of Psychology; Personal News; Minutes of the 2003 Business Meeting; Report of the Council Representative; and History of Psychology Around the World.
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In an interdisciplinary collection on power, the author explores the meaning of power in an interpersonal, relational context informed by interpersonal psychologies and relational theologies. She makes specific use of Lorna Benjamin's Structural Analysis of Social Behavior.
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Presents some news and notes from the History of Psychology Division (Division 26) of the American Psychological Association. Some of the topics discussed include the Division's website, election results, nominations for the President, personal information on professionals in the field, and updates on Cheiron, the International Society for the Hist...
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Originally published in Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 2003, Vol 48(4), 507-510. Provides a review of the book "The Magic of Prayer: An Introduction to the Psychology of Faith" by M. D. Faber (see record 2001-05876-000). The reviewer discusses Faber's object-relational contribution, the implicit realm of "the uncanny," modernist scie...
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Presents a series of noteworthy items regarding and relevant to Division 26 (History of Psychology). These items include: Call for Program Proposals for 2004 Convention; Call for Fellows Nominations; Supporting Division 26; Notice of Deaths; Personal News; History of Psychology Around the World; and a Call for Papers. (PsycINFO Database Record (c)...
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The authors discuss the need for reasonable accommodation at clinical practicum, clerkship, and internship sites. They summarize the key types of disability legislation and data on general compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. They discuss accommodation needs in the classroom and the clinic, focusing on time, space, and procedural ac...
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Presents a series of noteworthy items regarding and relevant to Division 26 (History of Psychology). The items include: President's Letter; Report from the American Psychological Association Council Representative; Proposed Bylaws Amendment; Presidential Candidates' Statements; 2003 Convention Program; Personal News; Notice of Deaths; APA Archives...
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Reviews a book of essays by Jacob A. Belzen, Mario Aletti, Donald Capps, Heije Faber, Jacob A. Belzen, Bernhard Grom, Nils G. Holm, Ralph W. Hood Jr., Kate Miriam Loewenthal, H. Newton Malony, Pavel Říčan, Ana-María Rizzuto.
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Presents a series of noteworthy items regarding and relevant to Division 26 (History of Psychology). These items include: Nominations for Division 26 Awards; Minutes of the 2002 Business Meeting; Report of Representative to Council; Notice of Deaths; Personal News; and History of Psychology Around the World.
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Author discusses the progression of her research over three decades, in a volume of accounts by archival researchers, a Festschrift in honor of John Popplestone and Marion White McPherson at the Archives of the History of American Psychology, Akron, OH.
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The author discusses ways to make the history of psychology course relevant for a clinical psychology doctoral program within a multidenominational Protestant theological seminary. She uses a personalist orientation to emphasize the need to integrate psychology, philosophy, and theology. She differentiates among the intrapersonal, interpersonal, im...
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On 21 August 1885, the Scottist jurist Adam [Lord] Gifford signed a will that left ^80,000 for a lectureship in natural theology at the four major Scottish universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and St. Andrews. Gifford intended the lecturers to approach religion as a natural science of Infinite Being. The author presents a brief historical...
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Argues that in the assessment, treatment, or legal adjudication of a complex clinical case, the scientist-practitioner is obligated to master and apply the most recent scientific and clinical research in case formulation and treatment planning. In addition, the scientist-practitioner is obligated to bring to such a case formulation a philosophicall...
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International relief and development personnel may be directly or indirectly exposed to traumatic events that put them at risk for developing symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In order to identify areas of risk and related reactions, surveys were administered to 113 recently returned staff from 5 humanitarian aid agencies. Responden...
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The authors document the contributions of women to various domains of the psychology and religion movement. Historically significant domains include the Clark University School of Religious Psychology led by G. S. Hall, with an emphasis on female contributors to the [American] Journal of Religious Psychology and Education; the field of pastoral psy...
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International relief and development personnel may be directly or indirectly exposed to traumatic events that put them at risk for developing symptoms of Post‐traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In order to identify areas of risk and related reactions, surveys were administered to 113 recently returned staff from 5 humanitarian aid agencies. Responde...
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We are pleased to present the five articles in this special issue of Dreaming as powerful evidence of the strong contemporary value of historical studies of dreaming. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
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The author responds to Eurich-Rascoe's (2000) description of their mentoring relationship by examining the legacy established by her own academic, clinical, and spiritual mentors. She places the mentoring relationship within the broader context of the doctrine of co-inherence and the way of exchange described by Williams (1958) and Shideler (1962).
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Examines Gordon Allport's archival, unpublished writings. This includes the chapel sermons, The Advent Papers, and miscellaneous lectures. Summarizes the sermon themes of intellectual arrogance; the quest for personal faith; content vs intent; the problem of evil and the question of the justifiability of war; guilt, scapegoating, and ethics; false...
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The author explores the 1933 debate between Alfred Adler and Ernst John presented in their book, Religion und Individualpsychologie. She explores Jahn's expositon of the differences between secular and Christian soul care in terms of their techniques, their underlying anthropologies, and elements of the psychotherapy process. She places Jahn's lite...
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The author comments on the special issue on religion in the psychology of personality. She focuses her discussion on the following topics: the historical tripartite theory of cognition-affection-conation; ways that family psychology and theories of language clarify the “problem” of adherence to “false realities”; the multidimensionality of personal...
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Author discusses the process of writing various types of psychological literature.
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Diana Baumrind is explicitly neither humanist nor feminist, but her writings suggest ways in which both humanistic and feminist psychology lack essential aspects of humanism. She is a vocal critic of professional research ethics and moral development theory, identifying dehumanizing elements in APA's code of ethics, deploring the use of deception i...
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The author offers a brief overview of the literature on disenfranchised grief, introducing the related concepts of forgotten grievers and mourners, hidden grief, silent sorrow and stigmatized grief. The author applies these concepts in 2 situations. First, bereavement and mourning following sibling loss in childhood, adolescence, adulthood and late...
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Humanism and feminism share an emphasis on "the expansive growth of the individual toward wholeness, . . . toward encompassing the whole spectrum of human potentialities" which requires us to "reach out to other individuals in love and compassion" (Nevill, 1977/1978, pp. 81, 82). The social psychologist Lott (1991) notes that "a feminist perspectiv...
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A brief account of issues related to having an invisible disability.
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Although Christian doctoral programs in clinical psychology have existed for over three decades with the explicit goal of teaching students to integrate psychology and faith, until recently no one had ever examined empirically how students in fact learn to do this, according to the students themselves. Sorenson (1997a) studied students at Rosemead...
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In this article, the authors review 33 empirical studies investigating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in survivors of childhood sexual abuse (CSA). In many of these studies, researchers also examined the impact of the co-occurring trauma of childhood physical abuse (CPA) in regard to PTSD symptoms. Methodological issues addressed in the revie...
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The author examines Christian phrenology of the 19th century as the first systematic attempt at Christian psychology and integration. She summarizes contributions of F. J. Gall, J. Spurzheim, Orson S. and Lorenzo N. Fowler, L. F. Fowler, and H. W. Beecher, and examines the role of phrenologists as social reformers. She regards phrenology as a popul...
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This article summarizes the contributions of Virginia Staudt Sexton to the history of psychology, international psychology, the psychology of women, and the psychol- ogy of religion. Sexton and Henryk Misiak authored or edited Catholics in Psychology (Misiak & Staudt, 1954), History of Psychology (Misiak & Sexton, 1966), Historical Perspectives in...
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The author describes how her implicit theology was formed through the children's stories of the Dutch writer W. G. van de Hulst, a school master and Christian writer.
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Review of Daniel A. Helminiak, The Human Core of Spirituality: Mind as Psyche and Spirit. Develops a model based on the philosophical theology of Bernard Lonergan, with a rich theoretical and historical context.
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This study compared symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a group of 45 adult women in outpatient treatment for childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and a group of 31 women who reported no CSA. The comparison group consisted of women in outpatient treatment for problems in their committed relationships with male living partners. This research...
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Femininity is a source of shame for some men and women. Scholarship and therapeutic practice have not reckoned with femininity of its shamefulness in helpful, healing ways. Thus, women and men continue to hide their feminine selves. This book asserts the positive worth and power of femininity for men and women; men s and women s need for validation...
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noted several definitions of integration in the context of the emergence of 20th-century psychology out of several historical disciplines / traced the evolution of the integration of psychology and theology and religion as a clinical specialty by applying the criteria conventionally used by historians of psychology to validate the existence of psyc...
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Review of Daniel Schacter's Memory Distortion: How Minds, Brains, and Societies Reconstruct the Past.
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Author recounts personal experience with motor vehicle accident, ensuing trauma recovery, mild traumatic brain injury, reaction to medication, issues for professionals.
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Asserts that the integration of psychology and Christianity must address the full ambiguity of human experience, and is of necessity, a multifaceted process reflecting the historical affiliation and current complexity of psychology the religious/theological disciplines. It is suggested that W. R. Rogers' (1977) 7 models of integration, which respec...
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In 1944, G. W. Allport (1946,1948) began a major investigation into the treatment of religion in college textbooks in psychology. This review included about 50 texts published between 1928 and 1945. Allport arrived at 5 categories of texts, characterized by (1) the silent treatment (no mention of religion), (2) hostility, (3) factuality, (4) utilit...
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The author focuses on metaphysical issues as explored in the nineteenth century periodical dream literature. The relationship between dreams of death and myths of immortality is examined first, folowed by illustrations of the use of dreams of death in the exposition of both realist and idealist philosophers. Specific philosophies buttressed by thes...
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Conducts a historical examination of the dream literature from 1860 to 1910, a time when these manifestations of sleeping consciousness first drew the interest of the new psychologists in addition to that of philosophers, clergy, and laity. The dream accounts are taken from 170 articles, primarily from popular magazines. The dream articles in relig...
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A personal exploration of physical pain after a motor vehicle accident and head injury, interwoven with reflections on psychic pain, and the power of grace.
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In this case study, the author focuses on a victim of multiple abuse in her private life and of multiple violations illustrating how "helping" professionals become harmful and betray the trust implicit in psychotherapy. Details of the client's history are sketched, followed by a summary of the psychotherapeutic process; contacts with the ethics com...
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The role of G. Stanley Hall as cofounder of American psychology of religion and helmsperson of the Clark School of Religious Psychology is examined. Background ingredients include Hall's religious biography, his definition of religion, and his genetic psychology. Elements of the Clark School of Religious Psychology abstracted here include Hall's co...
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Author examines her own family through the lens of Kantor and Lehr's Systems Theory, exploring issues of Space, Time, Energy, Affect, Power, and Meaning. In religious families, every dimension of family life reflects the religious world view. In this case, the family is of Dutch descent, and of the Reformed tradition.
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A collection of essays by Christian family therapists. Jon L. Yost: Religion and Ethnicity in the Thought of Christian Fredrik Midelfort. Hendrika Vande Kemp: The Family, Religion, and Identity: A Reformed Perspective. G. Peter Schreck: Personhood and Relational Life Tasks: A Model for Integrating Psychology and Theology. Clarence Hibbs: The Church...
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Reviews the book, Persons, behavior, and the world. The descriptive psychology approach by Mary McDermott Shideler (see record 1988-97863-000). In this book the author renders her own interpretation of Peter G. Ossorio's descriptive psychology. Descriptive psychology involves the parametric analysis of behavior, which the author summarizes verbal...
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The author reflects on the variety of psychological responses to evil, apin, and suffering in the 1980s. She borrows W. H. Sheldon's (1936) definitions of the soul as "the capacity for imagining pain and joy" and of religion as concerned with "the definition of good and evil." Using examples from contemporary American culture, she discusses forms o...
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Originally published in Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 1989, Vol 34(11), 1004-1005. Reviews the book, Abuse and Religion: When Praying isn't Enough edited by Anne L. Horton and Judith A. Williamson (see record 1988-97425-000). The editors have assembled 30 chapters by abuse experts and religious leaders, covering the perspectives of...
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As is true for most small divisions, membership in PIRI overlaps with membership in all other APA divisions. Thus, our members include hardcore experimentalists teaching in Christian colleges, social psychologists focusing on research in the psychology of religion, pastoral counselors, transpersonal psychologists, religiously-committed psychologist...
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In the novels of Charles Williams, characters are faced with the mundane but profound choice between "charity and selfishness," the City and Infamy. Williams' "way of exchange" and "doctrine of substitution" have direct parallels in contextual family therapy. In Descent Into Hell, he explores the long-term effects of legacy and the balancing of the...
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Originally published in Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 1987, Vol 32(4), 318-320. Reviews the book, Points of View in the Modern History of Psychology edited by Claude E. Buxton (see record 2003-00174-000). This volume is offered as an update in keeping with the tradition of Heidbreder's (1933) Seven Psychologies and Woodworth's (1948...
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The level of family therapist complementarity in the early, middle and late stages of therapy was explored. A micro‐analysis of Salvador Minuchin with one family in successful therapy was conducted using the Structural Analysis of Social Behavior (Benjamin, 1974). Interactions from videotapes representing the three stages were coded. An ANOVA was u...
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Responds to an article by J. D. Foster and M. F. Ledbetter (see record 1988-15637-001) on Christian criticisms of psychology with a critique of anti-psychologists and a review of basic epistemological issues. Dissenting voices from philosophical psychology are summarized, and a revisionist critique of history is presented. It is concluded that phi...
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Offers a philosophy of science intended to inform the task of integration of psychology and theology by delimiting the scope of psychological inquiry. The author maintains that an etymological history of the term psychology clarifies the changing meanings of the term and related changes in the locus of the discipline. Psychologism as a philosophica...
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Discusses the origins and founders, contributors, contents, and legacy of the Journal of Psychotherapy as a Religious Process (JPRP), published from 1954 through 1956 by the Institute for Rankian Psychoanalysis. The Institute was a nonprofit religious association that offered such services as psychoanalysis, counseling, and a radio program. Its dir...
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The seminar described in this article deals with training psychologists and related professionals in the area of premarital education, via counseling and testing. Theoretically, the seminary is grounded in an integration of psychodynamic theory and psychology of the family, and focuses specifically on mate selection factors operating at the unconsc...

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Review the literature for an upcoming issue of The Journal of Psychology and Christianity.
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A book chapter in a volume on dream research in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.