Christian Approaches for Helping Couples: Review of Empirical Research and Recommendations for Clinicians

Hook, Joshua N.; Worthington, Jr., Everett L.; Ripley, Jennifer S.; Davis, Don E.
September 2011
Journal of Psychology & Christianity;Fall2011, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p213
Academic Journal
Explicitly Christian approaches for couple therapy and enrichment are popular and widely practiced. However, historically there has been little empirical research supporting these approaches. In the present article, we review recent research on religious therapy in general, and Christian couple therapy and enrichment in particular. Based on this review, we offer practical suggestions for researchers and clinicians interested in Christian couple therapy and enrichment.


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