Asian Healing Traditions in Counseling and Psychotherapy aims to highlight and analyze the cultural healing practices of Far East Asian communities within the fields of health and mental health. The authors offers a bridge to Western programs in understanding and teaching about a variety of Asian healing techniques. Editor Roy Moodley bring together leading scholars across Asia to share and demystify Asian healing traditions such as Chinese Taoist Healing practices, Morita Therapy, Naikan Therapy, Mindfulness and Existential Therapy, Buddhism and Mindfulness Meditation, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Comparing Western traditions with Asian traditions, the book informs counselors how to apply and integrate Eastern and Western approaches in their practices.
PART A: THE ANCIENT ART OF ASIAN HEALING TRADITIONS
Kwang-Kuo Hwang 1. Confucianism and Healing Catherine Tien-Lun Sun 2. Taoism and Healing Tony Toneatto 3. Buddhism and Healing Amy L. Ai 4. Qigong and Healing (Based on Daoist Philosophy) Tadashi Ogawa and Mami Ishii 5. Ki (?) and Healing
PART B: INTEGRATING ASIAN HEALING TRADITIONS INTO BIOMEDICINE
Ben C. H. Kuo and Beatriz Rodriguez-Rubio 6. Infusing Asian Healing Traditions into Counseling Pschology Boon-Ooi Lee 7. Integrating Asian Healing Traditions into Pschology Tenzin Lhundup and James H. Lake 8. Integrating Asian Healing Traditions into Biomedicine Marco Mascarin 9. Mindfulness Meditation, Buddhism and Therapeutic Practices
PART C: ASIAN HEALING TRADITIONS AND ITS CONTEMPORARY FORMULATIONS
Yu-ping Cao, Jie Zeng, and Ya-lin Zhang 10. Chinese Taoist Cognitive Pschotherapy Kenneth Fung and Zhuo-Hong Zhu 11. Acceptance Commitment Therapy and Asian Thought Chikako Ozawa-de Silva and Yoshihiko Miki 12. Japanese Contemplative Practice of Naikan Charles P. Chen 13. Morita Therapy Martha P. Novoa and Emily Kedar 14. Reiki Therapy
PART D: ASIAN HEALING TRADITIONS INSPIRE CREATIVE THERAPIES
Paul Posadzki and Samantha Jacques 15. Tai Chi and Meditation Carolyn Zerbe Enns and Makiko Kasai 16. Hakoniwa: Japanese Sandplay Therapy Mami Ishii and Ted Lo 17. Oishii: Japanese Delicious Moment Therapy Conclusion: Integrating Asian Healing Traditions into Counseling and Psychotherapy Joseph Trimble Foreword
About the Authors:
Roy Moodley, PhD, is Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Director – Centre for Diversity in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Roy’s research interests include critical multicultural counseling and psychotherapy; race and culture in psychotherapy; traditional healing practices; gender and identity.
Ted (Hung-Tat) Lo, MBBS, MRCPsych, FRCPC is a cultural psychiatrist in Toronto. He was Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, consulting to the Culture Community and Health Studies Program. Ted has developed many programs in cultural competent practice, and has written and lectured widely on the topic. He also founded the Friends of Alternative and Complementary Therapies Society, and organized workshops and conferences on traditional healing. With Mami Ishii, he established the Integrative Mental Health Centre of Toronto
Na Zhu, MEd, is currently pursuing a post-graduate degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Windsor in Canada. She has a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from OISE, University of Toronto. Na has many years of experiences in the mental health field, integrating strength-based and culturally sensitive practices. Her research interests are in developmental psychopathology, emotional competence, and mindfulness.