Spirituality in the Clinical Practice
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists
THOMAS PLANTE, Ph.D. - Dr. Thomas Plante, is a Professor in the Psychology Department and Director of the Center for Professional Development at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. He conducts research in religious faith and health outcomes, on the psychological benefits of exercise, and psychological issues among Catholic clergy. He has published over 100 professional journal articles and several books, including Do the Right Thing: Living Ethically in an Unethical World, and Bless Me Father, For I Have Sinned: Perspectives on Sexual Abuse Committed by Roman Catholic Priests. In addition he has appeared and been featured on CNN, PBS News Hour with Jim Lehrer, National Public Radio, as well as in numerous national magazines including Time, US News and World Report, and Newsweek.