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PSYC 8805 Holistic Psychology: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

PSYC 8805 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Barrett, B., Marchand, L., Scheder, J., Plane, M. B., Maberry, R. Appelbaum, D., Rakel, D., & Rabago, D. (2003). Themes of holism, empowerment, access, and legitimacy define complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine in relation to conventional biomedicine. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 9(6), 937-947. NOTE: This is no longer available from the Walden Library. Course Maintenance will be notified. (11/24/21)

Bidwell, D. R. (1999). Ken Wilber's transpersonal psychology: An introduction and preliminary critique. Pastoral Psychology, 48(2), 81-90.

Cain, D. J. (2002). Defining characteristics, history, and evolution of humanistic psychotherapies. In D. J. Cain (Ed.), Humanistic psychotherapies: Handbook of research and practice (pp. 3-54). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. ​

Grof, S. (1996). Ken Wilber's spectrum psychology. ReVision, 19(1), 11-24.

Holden, J. M. (2004). Integral psychology: My spiritually based guiding metatheory of counseling. Counseling and Values, 48, 204-223.

Wilber, K. (1996). A more integral approach. ReVision, 19(2), 10-34.

Wright, P. A. (1995). Bringing women's voices to transpersonal theory. ReVision, 17(3), 3-10.

Other Readings

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