Chapter 12. Helping People with their Spirituality

  1. Richard Velleman and
  2. Sarajane Aris

Published Online: 10 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch12

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

How to Cite

Velleman, R. and Aris, S. (2009) Helping People with their Spirituality, in Counselling and Helping, Second edition, BPS Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106108

Online ISBN: 9781444317473



  • helping people with their spirituality;
  • spirituality in counselling and helping work;
  • association between spirituality and religion;
  • assumptions underlying spiritual perspective;
  • our essential nature, spiritual;
  • useful skills and techniques;
  • guided fantasy and visualisation;
  • when not to work from a transpersonal perspective;
  • imaging/active imagination


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background to Working with People's Spirituality

  • Useful Skills and Techniques