For the sake of facilitating communication between the fields of theology and psychotherapy, this talk will highlight terms that may seem to signal common ground between the disciplines, even though the disciples may use them in divergent and even contradictory ways; for example, person, will, conscience, love, transcendence, and grace.
Target Audience: All catholic mental health professionals
Course Content Level: Beginner
Identify a critical awareness of the way in which the same terms may sometimes be used quite differently, and with different anthropological and ontological presuppositions.
Identify knowledge that may assist them to engage in as well as to facilitate fruitful dialogue between the disciplines of theology and psychology.