Therapeutic Interventions with Religious Jewish Patients in Israel

Publication Date: January 1993

Publisher: Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Aaron Rabinowitz

Research Area: Culture and religion; Social conditions

Keywords: Psychology; Religion; Social Services

Type: Report

Coverage: Israel


A client's acceptance of a religious authority to whom he or she turns for guidance, as well as other religious issues, can have an impact on the therapeutic process. The forms that anger and resistance assume may be different in therapy with religious patients. Guidelines for working with religious clients are presented.