Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: healing practices

Child Abuse and Psychosis: My Healing Journey

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Hospitalized for "grandiose delusions," I began to wonder: Was my dis-orientation really just a sickness? Or in "treating" it, was I missing a powerful re-orientation toward healing old wounds?

All in the Family: 4 Steps Toward Healing Adverse Childhood Experiences

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It turns out that our stress response and inflammatory modeling are set early in our childhood. While ourĀ infant microbiomeĀ certainly lays a foundation, our beliefs and the thoughts that run like a ticker tape under our life experience cannot be underemphasized. How can we heal our pasts?

Gogo Ekhaya Esima: Traditional South African Healing

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How can seeing visions and hearing voices be transformed into a spiritual gift for healing? What does the initiation ordeal into becoming a shaman involve? Gogo Ekhaya Esima was diagnosed with psychosis and confined in psychiatric hospitals before she became an initiated Sangoma healer in the Zulu tradition of South Africa.

Call for Papers on Holistic Mental Health Care

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Division 18 of the American Psychological Association (APA), Public Service Psychology, has put out an open call for articles for a special issue of...