Shaman M D

Author: Eve Bruce
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 0892819766
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

As a plastic surgeon and an initiate into the Circle of Yachaks (bird-people Quechua shamans), Dr. Eve Bruce integrates the healing modalities of both surgeon and shaman, helping people to shapeshift into newfound health on all levels--physical, emotional, and spiritual.

Shaman Wisdom Shaman Healing

Author: Michael Samuels, M.D.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118039815
Release Date: 2010-12-22
Genre: Health & Fitness

Praise for Michael Samuels and Mary Rockwood Lane "Filled with the truth about how spirit can heal us. I was very moved by this powerful book." –Christiane Northrup, M.D. (on Spirit Body Healing) "Dr. Michael Samuels provides us with new tools and ways of thinking about our capacity to heal. He has been a wonderful teacher for me and can be for you. . . . His work is inspiring." –Bernie Siegel, M.D. "Healing is a creative process. These heartfelt stories and beautiful visualizations inspire the reader to see all life as a healing journey." –David Simon, M.D. (on Spirit Body Healing) "Dr. Michael Samuels is one of the leading pioneers in exploring creativity as an important part of every person’s healing journey." –Dean Ornish, M.D. Ancient spiritual wisdom–practical results Long before there were medical doctors, surgical procedures, and prescription drugs, shaman healers learned to combat illness and restore physical health using the tools and skills of the body, mind, and spirit. Shaman Wisdom, Shaman Healing shows you how to harness the power of these ancient shamanic traditions to expand your ability as a healer. This practical, prescriptive guide offers a step-by-step program that shows you how to focus the power of your mind, open yourself to your visionary life, and allow the healing spirit to flow through you. You’ll learn how to heal yourself and others using proven techniques drawn from both Native American and Asian traditions, including: Heeding the call Creating a sacred space Inviting spirit through prayer Using guided imagery and moving healing energy Invoking spirit animals and the spirits of ancient ones Using a medicine wheel and cultivating visions

The Spirit of Shamanism

Author: Roger N. Walsh
Publisher: Tarcher
ISBN: UOM:39015017921860
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Religion

A doctor describes the shaman's training, experience and techniques in scientific terms, and discusses what shamans have to teach the modern world

Power Up Your Brain

Author: David Perlmutter, M.D./F.A.C.N
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1401930840
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

The quest for enlightenment has occupied mankind for millennia. And from the depictions we’ve seen—monks sitting on meditation cushions, nuns kneeling in prayer, shamans communing with the universe—it seems that this elusive state is reserved for a chosen few. But now, neuroscientist David Perlmutter and medical anthropologist and shaman Alberto Villoldo have come together to explore the commonalities between their specialties with the aim of making enlightenment possible for anyone. Joining the long-separated worlds of science and spirit, Perlmutter explores the exciting phenomena of neurogenesis and mitochondrial health, while Villoldo brings his vast knowledge of shamanic and spiritual practices to the table. Together they draw from the most powerful tools in each discipline to create the Power Up Your Brain program, a ground-breaking, five-week plan that helps prime the brain for enlightenment. With nutritional advice, dietary supplements, physical exercise, shamanic practices, meditation, and visualizations, Perlmutter and Villoldo guide readers, step by step, through a program to help them clear their minds from previous trauma and open themselves up to experience the inner peace, vast insight, and extraordinary creativity that define the experience of enlightenment, paving the way to successfully face the challenges to come.

Vodou Shaman

Author: Ross Heaven
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781594776649
Release Date: 2003-11-10
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Goes beyond the stereotypes to restore Vodou to its proper place as a powerful shamanic tradition • Provides practical exercises and techniques from the Vodou tradition that can be used as safe and effective means of spiritual healing and personal transformation • Shows how to remove evil spirits and negative energies sent by others • Written by a fully initiated Houngan (Vodou shaman) Providing practical exercises drawn from all aspects and stages of the Vodou tradition, Vodou Shaman shows readers how to contact the spirit world and communicate with the loa (the angel-like inhabitants of the Other World), the ghede (the spirits of the ancestors), and djabs (nature spirits for healing purposes). The author examines soul journeying and warrior-path work in the Vodou tradition and looks at the psychological principles that make them effective. The book also includes exercises to protect the spiritual self by empowering the soul, with techniques of soul retrieval, removing evil spirits and negative energies, overcoming curses, and using the powers of herbs and magical baths.

The Doctor Next Door

Author: Elaine Holt MD
Publisher: Koehler Books
ISBN: 1633935760
Release Date: 2018-03-30
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Dr. Elaine Holt is not your average doctor. Her medical practice is small, while her heart for her patients is huge. The Doctor Next Door is a collection of extraordinary stories about ordinary people. The stories spotlight the physician as a down-to-earth person, sometimes flawed and unnervingly close to her patient's suffering. They showcase the vulnerability that both doctor and patient experience as they weave through life's challenges. The Doctor Next Door celebrates life, relationships, and the indomitable human spirit.

Shamanism

Author: Merete Demant Jakobsen
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781782384724
Release Date: 1999-03-30
Genre: Social Science

Shamanism has always been of great interest to anthropologists. More recently it has been "discovered" by westerners, especially New Age followers. This book breaks new ground byexamining pristine shamanism in Greenland, among people contacted late by Western missionaries and settlers. On the basis of material only available in Danish, and presented herein English for the first time, the author questions Mircea Eliade's well-known definition of the shaman as the master of ecstasy and suggests that his role has to be seen as that of a master of spirits. The ambivalent nature of the shaman and the spirit world in the tough Arctic environment is then contrasted with the more benign attitude to shamanism in the New Age movement. After presenting descriptions of their organizations and accounts by participants, the author critically analyses the role of neo-shamanic courses and concludes that it is doubtful to consider what isoffered as shamanism.

Persuasion and Healing

Author: Jerome D. Frank
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801846366
Release Date: 1993-03-01
Genre: Psychology

"Anyone treating patients or engaging in clinical research to develop new drug or psychosocial treatments should take a few hours to absorb, once again, the brilliance of Persuasion and Healing." -- American Journal of Psychiatry

Shaman in Disguise

Author: Wendy Taylor
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 9781846944345
Release Date: 2011-01
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Extraordinary true story of a woman living the ultimate life style who wakes up one morning to find she can see into the future, she is also aware of dramatic events happening simultaneously miles away. For six weeks she moves in this mystical realm without the Western rational concept of time, this ability suddenly vanishes and knowing her life can never return to how it was, she sets out on a spiritual quest. This search takes her on adventurous journeys, to synchronistic meetings and initiations and ceremonies with indigenous people in the furthest reaches of the world. These days she is recognized and respected as a healer and shapeshifter and honored by powerful shamans from many different Countries as far as Siberia, South Africa and Brazil.

The Goddess in Every Girl

Author: M.J. Abadie
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442484696
Release Date: 2013-08-13
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This spirited, emboldening guidebook includes more than fifty ways to get in touch with your inner divinity. Written to empower and inspire, this positive book teaches you how to connect with your inner Goddess, uncover your true goals, and create a healthy plan for achievement. With fun games and exercises, along with a list of additional resources, The Goddess in Every Girl will start you on a path of self-discovery and expression—physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Be confident. Be creative. Be beautiful. Be the person you want to be! Complete astrological tables let you look up your own personal Goddess ally in the areas of life purpose, emotions, body awareness, love, nature, energy, and passion. With more than fifty activities—such as a guided journey to the Goddess center, directions for keeping a Goddess journal, breathing exercises, meditations, and instructions on creating a sacred ritual space for self-transformation—you will find the answers within yourself. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you live, what you look like, how much you weigh, what your parents do, whether you are rich or poor, popular or not—you have the power of the Goddess within you. You only have to set it free!

Souls United

Author: Ann Merivale
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 9780738715285
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

"Every one of us longs for the pure joy and sense of completeness found in reuniting with our other half. But how do you find and recognize your twin soul?"--Cover, p. [4].

Milton H Erickson M D

Author: Betty Alice Erickson, MS
Publisher: Leete's Island Books
ISBN: 0918172551
Release Date: 2006-04-28
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Detailing the life and work of a major innovator and leader of contemporary therapeutic hypnosis, this biography of Milton H. Erickson highlights the work that endures through the practice of thousands of Ericksonian psychologists and the transformative treatment of thousands of patients. Placing Erickson in the larger circle of shamanistic healers and practitioners of alternative medicine worldwide, this account by his children and colleagues provides a vivid portrait of his teaching, reputation as the archetypal "good father," interactions with other psychologists, and unique accomplishments as a healer. The volume contains biographical essays by his daughter, a well-known therapist, and his other children, appreciations by colleagues, a dialogue with Aldous Huxley, and a never-before-seen film of a therapy demonstration on the accompanying DVD.

Food Shaman

Author: Michael S. Fenster, MD
Publisher: Post Hill Press
ISBN: 9781682617250
Release Date: 2018-06-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

Food—We all need it and we all want it. We want it delicious, and ideally not toxic. But how the heck do we make sense of the choices paraded before us, when the so-called experts can’t agree and the guidelines change from day to day? Recommendations based on simple, sterile laboratory analysis of one nutrient, one effect, have no place in the pantheon of science… nor the pantry of any respectable chef. Michael S. Fenster, MD, interventional cardiologist, and professional chef, separates fact from fiction and wheat from chaff. Invoking the power of the total Food Experience that every chef and food lover understands, he helps diners focus on what they’re eating in a powerful explosion of ceremony and substance. As the Food Shaman, Chef Dr. Mike combines modern knowledge from a variety of disciplines with the ancient ritual of the first chefs and healers: the shaman. The result is a quantum leap in understanding the power of the Food Experience, and why it must nurture our soul through delightful tastes and textures beyond basic nutrition.