Pastoral Counseling

Library of Congress Subject Headings:

  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Counseling–Religious aspects
  • Pastoral psychology

Research Guide on Family Studies
Research Guide on Psychology
Research Guide in Gerontology

Reference Sources in the Theology Library

Dictionary of Pastoral Care. Alastair V. Campbell, ed.
THEO REF BV 4012.2 .D57
Has 300 separate entries, signed by the author, with cross-references. Most entries have short bibliographies. Arranged alphabeticaly. (American edition also available at THEO REF BV 4005.5 .D53)

Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling. Rodney J. Hunter, general editor.

THEO REF BV 4011 .D43 1990 (also at Mugar Reference at XBV 4011 .D43 1990)

More than 1200 articles provide comprehensive coverage of almost all topics in pastoral care and counseling.  Contains bibliographies and cross-references. Alphabetical arrangement.

Research in Pastoral Care and Counseling: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches. Larry Van de Creek, Hilary Bender & Merle R Jordan.
THEO REF BV 4011 .V35 1994

Provides an overview of research methods in pastoral care and counseling as well as references for further study.  It does contain an index.

Abstracts of Research in Pastoral Care and Counseling. (1972-1987)
THEO REF Z 7204 .A6 P3

Annual cumulation of abstracts of articles published between 1972-1987. Material is somewhat dated but does provide useful information for historical analysis of the fields.

Journals in the Theology Library:

  • American Journal of Pastoral Counseling (Storage/online)
  • American Journal of Psychoanalysis
  • Counseling and Values
  • Family Process
  • Human Development
  • International Forum for Logotherapy
  • Journal of Analytical Psychology
  • Journal of Cognition and Culture (online)
  • Journal of Group Psychotherapy, Psychodrama, and Sociometry
  • Journal of Marital and Family Therapy
  • Journal of Marriage and Family
  • Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Journal of Pastoral Counseling
  • Journal of Pastoral Theology
  • Journal of Phenomenological Psychology (Mugar)
  • Journal of Psychology and Christianity
  • Journal of Psychology and Theology
  • Journal of Religion and Health
  • Journal of Religous Gerontology
  • Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences
  • Omega: Journal of Death and Dying
  • Parabola
  • Pilgrimage
  • Psychological Perpsectives
  • Quadrant
  • Theology and Sexuality