Liberating unmourned loss and unforgiven guilt/shame

Soul Injury (Sōl Ĭn’-juh-rē) noun


1. An overlooked, unassessed wound that separates one from their own sense of self

2. An aching wound perpetuated by unmourned loss, unforgiven guilt/shame, and diminished self-compassion that is often manifested as a sense of emptiness, loss of meaning, or a sense that a part of self is missing

3. A long-lasting response to a person or situation that causes one to feel personally defective, inadequate, or unworthy

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Leadership Institute for Soul Injury®

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Soul Injury® Membership

Improve the patient experience, empower your staff, and increase referrals.

Soul Injury Membership is designed to provide education and self-help tools to support both staff and patient/family needs.

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The Opus Peace Mission

To provide educational programs to healthcare providers and others that help people reckon with the unassessed wound of Soul Injury, thereby liberating unmourned loss and unforgiven guilt/shame in order to restore personal peace.

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Educating We Honor Veterans Hospice Partners

We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), adds Soul Injury training as a level 5 requirement, to their Hospice Partner program. 

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