ESPIRITISMO/ EGGUN / Spiritsmoderated - created 05/11/10
in the United States.and many other places in the world...
Espiritismo has been found to be effective in healing people and having similar effects with
clients in counseling and psychotherapy. Puerto Rican espiritismo is a syncretism belief system that combines pre-
Columbian, African, Catholic, and European and many other's...spiritual-religious practices into one system to fulfill the spiritual needs
as well as the psychocultural needs of the Puerto Rican people. Implications and suggestions are also provided for
counselors wanting to use espiritismo in their practices with Puerto Rican clients.
Keywords: Religious practices; spiritism; folklore.