Aug 9, 2022
Welcome to Episode 86 of the
Being Human Podcast: How
Catholic is Your Spirituality? (Certification Series: Part 3 of
This week, Dr. Greg
introduces the first course on spirituality in our new
Certification, breaking open the topic of integration and its
importance in the work of accompaniment.
Discussed in this episode:
- How can this Certification help someone to
become a spiritual director?
- Errors of Cartesian dualism and its impact on
both secular psychology and our modern culture;
- Integration as the healing medicine for the
disease affecting not only modern culture but the Church as
- An introduction to Fr. Benedict Groeschel and
how his writings influenced the development of the CatholicPsych
- The overlap between not only spirituality and
psychology but biology as well;
- How the anxiety or peace we feel in this life
is directly related to our spiritual life;
- The danger of presenting objective truth in a
way that is divorced from subjective experience;
- Catholic Mindfulness as a practical way to
integrate spirituality and psychology.
Resources mentioned or relevant:
The Mindful Catholic: Finding God One Moment at a
Time by Dr.
Spiritual Passages: The Psychology of Spiritual
Fr. Benedict Groeschel;
The Art of Existential Counseling
by Adrian Van Kaam;
- The Poco a
Poco Podcast with
the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal;
- Theology of the Body Institute
- Past podcast episode on integration -
Episode #41: What Is Integration Anyway? w/ Fr. Louis
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