Most readers of this book are nurturers of human development. is can be very rewarding. Making a positive dierence in human life-in the growth

and health of the other is a central career interest for counselors, therapists, teachers, clergy, health professionals, and other practitioners, too. e close connection to others and the opportunity to help, teach, guide, advise, and heal people brings the joys, rewards, and gifts of practice. Being successful in high-touch work can produce a profound sense of satisfaction.