Amanda is an advocate of integrating counseling and spirituality. She can adopt a faith-based and spiritually sensitive clinical approach to treatment. In the therapeutic relationship, she yearns to understand clients’ worldviews and their meaning of life. She wants to understand the experiences clients have gone through as well as learn about their strengths and preferences. Listening to the client’s story BEHIND the story is a meaningful experience for Amanda. She hopes that through the therapeutic alliance, the client can see herself or himself as an individual that is worthy of love, respect, and care.