Dr André de la Porte is a Lecturer and Research Fellow at the Centre for Contextual Ministry at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, where he coordinates the research programme on spirituality and healthcare. He has written and published on clinical spiritual care and counselling, spirituality and HIV/AIDS and trauma counselling.Professor Nicolene Joubert is a psychologist, Lecturer and President of the Association for Christian Counsellors in South Africa. Her research covers the integration of theology and psychology and spirituality’s enhancement of the psychotherapeutic process. She has published on topics such as spirituality and mental health, cultural trauma and dissociative disorders.Dr Annemarie Oberholzer developed a model for the facilitation of support to empower the child in healthcare as part of her doctorate in Professional Nursing Science. She is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Christian Spirituality at the University of South Africa. Her research focuses on the spiritual support of children in healthcare.