Psychology and Daoism: Resisting Psychologization--Assisting Dialogue.
Posted on 30. Jul, 2010 by James Miller
|Title||Psychology and Daoism: Resisting Psychologization--Assisting Dialogue.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Journal||Journal of Daoist Studies|
|Pagination||151 - 162|
|Publisher||Three Pines Press|
|Keywords||COGNITIVE therapy, HUMANISTIC psychotherapy, JUNGIAN psychology, PSYCHOLOGY & religion, Taoism|
A conference paper about psychology and Daoism is presented. It highlights some potential pitfalls on different dialogues between Daoism, psychology and psychotherapy. It mentions that some domains of psychology and psychotherapy compete for Daoism including analytic psychology, cognitive-behavior therapy and humanistic approaches. Meanwhile, Daoism refers to a group of philosophies, ethical teachings and ritual practices while psychology refers to the study of human behavior.