The article “Review – The Integrated Self A Holistic Approach to Spirituality and Mental Health Practice”, by Louis F. Kavar states
“The elements of health are mental, physical, emotional, social, financial, environmental, and spiritual.”
What affect does spirituality have on mental and physical issues? How well do people cope who have a spiritual life? These issues are explored in depth in this article.
From many previous studies, many spiritual people do cope better but why, this article takes a look at how counselors can understand why and how they can utilize the spirituality of their clients in treatment.
Spirituality is clearly an important element in how a person deals with adversity. If properly utilized it can be good but still remember in some cases, a bad faith, as called, can also cause issues in spirituality especially if a love/hate relationship exists with God or if people believe God to be a magical entity that answers requests at will
If you are interested or want to become a spiritual counselor, then please review the program