The best way to treat Soul Injury is to prevent its occurrence. The best way to prevent its occurrence is to provide therapeutic support during the stressful event. Once a Soul Injury occurs, it is important to respond. Ceremonies are an effective way to both prevent and respond to Soul Injuries. A well-designed ceremony acknowledges the hardships that have been incurred, provides information about how to face the challenges, and integrates the experience symbolically. Well-designed ceremonies are effective because they access the unconscious; they access the deepest levels of our soul.