Cognitive therapy requires an understanding of the tolerance for the religious views of clients. Collaborative techniques in cognitive therapy are described and ideological obstacles in doing cognitive therapy with religious clients are considered, It is suggested that confronting clients' religious beliefs an pathological or absolutistic is clinically inappropriate. Beck's and Meichenbaum's collaborative techniques are endorsed as important clincial strategies in working with religious clients.
McMinn, Mark R. and Lebold, Cathie J., "Collaborative Efforts in Cognitive Therapy with Religious Clients" (1989). Faculty Publications - Grad School of Clinical Psychology. 220.