what is shamanism?
shamanism is considered to be the oldest spiritual practice in the world. Traditionally the shaman is seen as being able to walk with one foot in our reality and the other in the world of the spirits, acting as messenger and intermediary between the worlds.
is the name given to a system of shamanic beliefs and practices synthesised and taught by anthropologist Michael Harner. It does not depend on any cultural tradition or belief system but instead focuses on the shamanic journey, where the practitioner makes a shift in consciousness to enter the spirit world in search of knowledge, power or healing. Shamanic practitioners have a deep respect for the world around them, seeing everything as having a spirit, an essence with which it is possible to converse, work and negotiate. I trained in this way of working with Jonathan Horwitz of the Scandinavian Centre for Shamanic Studies.
what I offer -
can be used for people, animals or places. People coming for healing are often experiencing difficulties which stem either from something being missing from their body/mind system or environment or alternatively from something being present which should not be : the practitioner works either to extract intrusive energies or to retrieve lost ones and bring the whole system back into balance.
is where the client goes on their own shamanic journey to ask about an issue which is troubling them. As your practitioner `I would be there to teach you to journey, to record your spoken journey and then work with you to find the teachings and inner wisdom in what we have recorded (NB shamanic counselling sessions usually last 2 hours)