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A Shamanic View of Mental Illness: Tacey, Part 2 on Sept. 2 Why Shamanism Now? with Christina Pratt
On the next episode of "Why Shamanism Now”, host Christina Pratt talks about the work of David Tacey, author of Gods and Diseases, and how mental illness and other issues have become epidemic as we have sidestepped essential trials of initiation.
In this week’s episode of “Why Shamanism Now?” titled “A Shamanic View of Mental Illness: Tacey, Part 2”, Pratt continues her exploration, begun on last week’s show, of the power of Tacey’s work, which offers a an important way to look at mental illness and the possible new paths toward health and wellbeing that this point of view opens up.
Christina Pratt is a contemporary shaman specializing in mending the soul and transforming the parts of life that feel impossible. A teacher of exceptional clarity, humor, and inspiration, Pratt brings the power of shamanism into the practical grasp of anyone willing to take responsibility for improving the quality of their life. Her book An Encyclopedia of Shamanism clearly discusses the basic concepts of shamanism, methods, and traditions of over 50 different shamanic peoples. Pratt is the founder of the Last Mask Center for Shamanic Healing, creator of the original Foundations of Shamanism and Shamanic Healing course at the University of Minnesota, and a frequent and honored speaker for the American Holistic Medical Association.
"Why Shamanism Now? A Practical Path to Authenticity"
Upcoming Last Mask Center events includeThe Basic Shamanic Journey on September 13 at Whole Being Health in Portland, OR; a Shamanic Journey Circle on September 17; and a Last Mask Community Teleseminar on September 24,. For more information on these and other events, see the monthly calendar on http://www.lastmaskcenter.org/