16 - Guilt/Regrets- Needing relief from guilt and regret from past decisions, actions, or neglect.
Care: Listening, fostering disclosure of specifics of the regretful past, assuring unconditional transcendent acceptance
15 - Spiritual Counseling- Need to discuss spiritual questions or heal confusion and wounding by past religious or spiritual leaders
Care: Listen and provide perspective on the limitations of spiritual leadership, addressing questions about transcendence.
12-Religious Support -Needing an experience of transcendence as
positive and near. (e.g., through prayer or ritual)
Care: personal prayer, calming ritual, sacramental symbol, reverent pace,
and gentle assurance.
13 - Spiritual Validation-Needing to share unique ways one nurtures one's human spirit, often not related directly to traditional religions.
Care: listening, honoring and validating such beliefs as helpful in difficult times.
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