Spiritual care is one of those areas of human endeavor that often seems like it ought to be completely free for people of faith to explore and experiment with.
It’s a field that can often seem like a very narrow and abstract space, as if the answer is “don’t do it.”
In reality, though, there’s a lot of evidence to suggest that people who practice spiritual care are often very good at it, and that their skills can help others and themselves.
It may be that they are not so much good at the practice as they are at the process.
And that’s a powerful way to look at it.
But let’s consider this as a potential area of human endeavour.
Spiritual care can help people to change their beliefs about the world, their beliefs, and their own personal experiences.
The good news is that it’s not always the case that the practice is the right one for you.
So what do we know about the practice of spiritual care?
And how can we use that knowledge to make sure that our communities, our institutions, our governments, and ourselves are doing a better job at supporting the work that is taking place in this area?
In this article, we look at a few of the many factors that make a person an excellent spiritual care counsellor.
Then we talk about what that means for you, and how you can start doing more of it.
We also ask the question: Is there a better way to support people in their pursuit of spiritual practice?
Finally, we discuss the issues and possibilities of what we can do to make this area of the law more inclusive.
What are the factors that determine whether someone is good at spiritual care work?
How can we help them do it?
Is there any evidence that spiritual care practitioners are better at spiritual practice than other professionals?
The key to understanding these factors is to recognize the difference between the way people think about their profession and the way they actually practice it.
A practitioner of spiritual medicine or psychotherapy might have an academic background and a strong grounding in the history of the field.
This may be a factor in their training.
Some practitioners are interested in spiritual practices in their own lives.
Others may be interested in a particular topic, or a specific religious or spiritual practice.
A psychotherapist might be more interested in working with people who have a particular spiritual experience or a particular need, and they are able to communicate this to the layperson as well as to the clinician.
And some may be involved in a specific therapeutic work or a community project.
If you’re interested in seeing how practitioners of the spiritual field might approach their work, we invite you to read our article, Spiritual Care: The Big Picture, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.