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Spiritual Bypass Scale (SBS-13)

  Assessment name:   Spiritual Bypass Scale-13 (SBS-13) Scale overview: To assess the observed spiritual bypassing phenomenon, Fox et al. (2017) developed the 13 item Spiritual Bypass Scale . Authors: Fox, Cashwell, and Picciotto    [ Read more about Spiritual Bypassing in Psychotherapy] Response Type: The 13 items are rated on a four-point scale of agreement. Scale items Data analyses from two ethnically diverse US adult samples supported two factors (Psychological Avoidance, PA; Spiritualizing, SP). PA example: When I am in pain, I believe God will deliver me from it SP example: When someone I know is in trouble, I believe it is because they have done something wrong spiritually.   Psychometric properties Cronbach’salphas: Total scale = .85, PA = .82; Sp = .75. The total SBS score was associated with the ASPIRES subscales except for connectedness. PA was associated with depression and SP with stress and anxiety (DASS-21). The overall SBS score was correl

Satisfaction With Counseling (SWC)

  Overview Satisfaction with Counseling (SWC) is a one-item measure used in a study of Christian counseling (Sutton et al., 2018).  Test Item Participants were asked: “ Overall, how satisfied were you with the counseling experience?”   Rating Scale They rated the item on a 5-point scale of satisfaction (Highly satisfied, Somewhat satisfied, Neutral, Somewhat dissatisfied, Very dissatisfied).  In study 2, the SWC was significantly positively correlated with two outcome measures Schwartz Outcome Scale   (SOS) .63 Theistic Outcome Scale  (TSOS)  .65 Adult Hope Scale    . 61  Avoidant subscale of the   Attachment to GodInventory    -.40 Spiritual Practices Index   .37 Intratextual Fundamentalism Scale    .54 Related Scale Likelihood of Return to a Christian Counselor (LRCC)  Permissions The scale is free to use or modify if you cite the source in the reference section below. Reference for the scale Sutton, G. W., Kelly, H., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Griffin, B. J., & Dinwiddie, C. (201