Deliverance from the "Dark night of the soul"

Richard Kinnier, Andrea L. Dixon, Corey Scheidegger, Brent Lindberg

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Abstract

The "dark night" perspective describes the journey to spiritual enlightenment as entailing a crisis in which individuals confront the possibility that life is meaningless. In the study presented in this article, 85% of the participants rejected the dark night view. The authors discuss how counselors can help clients cope with a dark night crisis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-119
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development
Volume48
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2009

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Deliverance from the "Dark night of the soul". / Kinnier, Richard; Dixon, Andrea L.; Scheidegger, Corey; Lindberg, Brent.

In: Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, Vol. 48, No. 1, 03.2009, p. 110-119.

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Kinnier, R, Dixon, AL, Scheidegger, C & Lindberg, B 2009, 'Deliverance from the "Dark night of the soul"', Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 110-119.
Kinnier, Richard ; Dixon, Andrea L. ; Scheidegger, Corey ; Lindberg, Brent. / Deliverance from the "Dark night of the soul". In: Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development. 2009 ; Vol. 48, No. 1. pp. 110-119.
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