Monthly Archives: May 2016

Humility and the Q’ero Concept of Ayni

In 2012 I traveled to Peru to sit and train with the shaman of the high Andes. The night before I left Cusco to travel into the Sacred Valley and ultimately to above 14,000 in the Andes, I dream that a colleague of mine is presenting a case at Integrative Psychotherapy at the Crossing. She […]

Return to the Elephants

The shamanic journey is a practice common to all indigenous societies throughout history. By listening to a drumbeat or other rhythmic percussion, the shaman enters the invisible¬†worlds of “non-ordinary” reality–an altered state of consciousness beyond time and space–to access spiritual guidance and healing, assist others and the planet, and to connect with the cycles and […]