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Integrating Psychology and Spirituality for The Relief of Personal Suffering

The Spiritual Self-Schema (3-S) Development Program was developed by Department of Psychiatry faculty at Yale University School of Medicine as an NIH/NIDA Stage 1 behavioral therapies development project. 3-S is a cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, theoretically-based in cognitive and Buddhist psychologies, that seeks to help individuals of all faiths explore their own personal Spiritual path and to use this Path to help them to cope with adversity and to change habitual behaviors that cause harm to self or others.

All information contained herein is for educational purposes only and is provided as a free service. Anyone interested in applying this approach to specific life problems should do so only in consultation with their health care provider, and as an adjunct to conventional psychological and medical treatment.