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Vieten, C. & Lukoff, D. (2021) Spiritual and religious competencies in psychology. American Psychologist. Advance online publication.

Oxhandler, H. K., Pargament, K.I., Pearce, M.J., Vieten, C Moffatt, K.M. (2021) The relevance of religion/spirituality to mental health: A national survey of current clients’ views. Social Work. Advance online publication.

Oxhandler, H. K., Pargament, K. I., Pearce, M. J., Vieten, C., Moffatt, K. M. (2021). Current Mental Health Clients’ Attitudes Regarding Religion and Spirituality in Treatment: A National Survey. Religions, 12(6), 371

Yamada, A.-M., Lukoff, D., Lim, C. S. F., & Mancuso, L. L. (2020). Integrating spirituality and mental health: Perspectives of adults receiving public mental health services in California. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. 12, 276-287.

Wahbeh, H., Yount, G., Vieten, C Radin, D., Delorme, A. (2020) Measuring extraordinary experiences and beliefs: A validation and reliability study. F1000Research.

Pearce, M. J., Pargament, K. I., Oxhandler, H. K., Vieten, C., Wong, S. (2019) Novel online training program improves spiritual competencies in mental health care. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 7(3), 145–161.

Pearce, M. J., Pargament, K. I., Oxhandler, H. K., Vieten, C Wong, S. (2019). A novel training program for mental health providers in religious and spiritual competencies. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 6(2), 73–82.

Oman D., Lukoff D. (2018) Mental Health, Religion, and Spirituality. In: Oman D. (eds) Why Religion and Spirituality Matter for Public Health. Religion, Spirituality and Health: A Social Scientific Approach, vol 2. Springer, Cham.

Vieten,C., Wahbeh, H., Cahn, B.R., MacLean, K., Estrada, M., Mills, P., Murphy, M., Shapiro, S., Radin, D., Josipovic, Z., Presti, D.E., Sapiro, M., Bays, J.C., Russell, P., Vago, D., Travis, F., Walsh, R., Delorme, A. (2018). Future directions in meditation research: Recommendations for expanding the
field of contemplative science. PLOS ONE.

Lukoff, David. (2018). Spirituality and Extreme States. Journal of Humanistic Psychology. 59(3).

Vieten, C., Laraia, B., Kristeller, J., Adler, N., Coleman Phox, K., Bush, N., Wahbeh, H., Duncan, L ., Epel, E. (2018). The Mindful Moms Training: Development of a mindfulness based intervention to reduce stress and overeating during pregnancy. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 201, 18.

Vieten, C., Scammell, S., Pierce, A., Pilato, R., Ammondson, I., Pargament, K. I., Lukoff, D. (2016). Competencies for psychologists in the domains of religion and spirituality. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 5(3), 129–144.

Vieten C. Scammell, S. (2015). Spiritual Competencies in Clinical Practice: Guidelines for Psychologists and Mental Health Professionals. Berkeley, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Lukoff, David. (2014). From personal experience to clinical practice to research: A career path leading to public policy changes in integrating spirituality into mental health. Spirituality in Clinical Practice. 1. 145-152.

Vieten, C., Estrada, M., Cohen, A., Radin, D., Schlitz, M., Delorme, A. (2014). Engagement in a community based integral practice program enhances well being. The International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 33(2).

Vieten, C., Scammell, S., Pilato, R., Ammondson, I., Pargament, K. I., Lukoff, D. (2013). Spiritual and religious competencies for psychologists. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 5(3), 129.