Articles by Author: Stephen D Edwards

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  1. Jung's Breath-Body and African Spiritual Healing

    Jung's Breath-Body and African Spiritual Healing

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Psychology essentially refers to the study and use (logos) of the breath, soul or spirit of life (psyche) that leaves a person at death and continues in some other form. From such a fundamental perspective, all forms of ancient and...
  2. Self-Perceived Multicultural Counseling Competencies in South African Psychologists: A Basis for Practice Guidelines

    Self-Perceived Multicultural Counseling Competencies in South African Psychologists: A Basis for Practice Guidelines

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study sought to explore multicultural counseling competences that are relevant for the South African context, in order to advance appropriate multicultural competent theory and practice. A total of 271 psychologists on the national register participated 109 Clinical, 79 Counselling,...
  3. The Description and Evaluation of an African Breath Psychotherapeutic Workshop

    The Description and Evaluation of an African Breath Psychotherapeutic Workshop

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    An African breath psychotherapeutic workshop is described and evaluated with a small group of participants (students =9, males = 3, females =6, age range =24 to 59 years, mean age 40.3 years) all of whom were professionally registered psychologists. There...
  4. Counselling for Psychological Well-Being in Persons Living with HIV/AIDS

    Counselling for Psychological Well-Being in Persons Living with HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    A psychological well-being counselling program, which provided person centered, group counselling interventions for inpatients infected with HIV/AIDS was evaluated at Amangwe therapeutic village in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The aim was to improve the psychological well-being of participants (9 male, 21...
  5. A Rogerian Perspective on Empathic Patterns in Southern African Healing

    A Rogerian Perspective on Empathic Patterns in Southern African Healing

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this article is to describe and provide evidence for the effectiveness of patterns of empathy in Southern African forms of healing. This is done through an evaluative literature review of the Rogerian perspective on empathy in relation...
  6. Ancestral Consciousness in the Zulu Culture: A Wilberian View

    Ancestral Consciousness in the Zulu Culture: A Wilberian View

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this research was to complement and advance Wilber's integral approach through an investigation into ancestral consciousness by the Zulu. Five isiZulu home language speakers (age range 33 to 56 years) and a sixth English speaking person were...
  7. A Psychology of Indigenous Healing in Southern Africa

    A Psychology of Indigenous Healing in Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Converging lines of evidence from various scientific disciplines consistently point to humanity's African roots. In this context, the term “indigenous healing” is used to refer to universal forms of healing that began in Africa and were developed further both locally...
  8. Standardization of a Spirituality Scale with a South African Sample

    Standardization of a Spirituality Scale with a South African Sample

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study reports on the psychometric properties of a Spirituality Scale developed in the USA in a South African setting. Respondents were 218 women and 84 men with a mean age of 25.54 years and an age range from 17...
  9. Influence of a Self-identification Meditation Intervention on Psychological and Neurophysiologic Variables

    Influence of a Self-identification Meditation Intervention on Psychological and Neurophysiologic Variables

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the influence of a brief, twenty minute, breath based, Self-identification meditation intervention on meditation experiences, identity, mindfulness and spirituality perceptions, and correlative neurophysiologic functioning in a small convenience sample of 10 South African adults (7 women and...