This chapter examines three of them having to do with the relationship between care and cure, dealing with religious issues in psychotherapy, and the advantages of an alliance between religion and mental health. If care and cure really belong together, the implications are far-reaching. For one thing, both providers and consumers who understand this will surround their psychotherapeutic experience with an process of care. The common ground of spiritual encounter gives ordinary life the depth and value of a soulfulness Thomas Moore describes in Care of the Soul. Caregivers may also become increasingly aware of their own need for regular self-care not just as individuals, but in the dysfunctional patterns of their relationships with each other. A representative presented the climate of managed care to a recent national conference of marriage and family therapists this way. In cost-conscious reorganization, managed care can place increased stress upon its employees and caregivers.