Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 2, 2009
Streaming live on the Voice America Network (http://www.voiceamerica.com) on Wednesday, September 9 at 2 p.m. Pacific time/5 p.m. Eastern time, Dr. Edward Tick, author of War of the Soul, talks with host Christina Pratt about the journey warriors must walk to heal and truly return to themselves, to their families, and to the larger community. According to Dr. Tick, those who complete this journey of release and healing become Mature Warriors, bringing gifts of leadership, reduced violence, and the ability to make peace to the community.
Dr. Tick rediscovered the archetypal path necessary to heal the unique wounding of war by working effectively and deeply with traditional shamanic practices in the indigenous cultures of Greece, Native North America and Vietnam. This episode of "Why Shamanism Now?" titled "War and the Soul: Mature Warriors" completes a four-part series exploring war and shamanic healing, and is of special interest to anyone touched by war as Pratt and Dr. Tick explore how listeners can bring healing to the soul and find the gifts of the Mature Warrior.
Christina Pratt is an authentic, non-traditional contemporary shaman. In practice since 1990, she specializes 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 well-received book, An Encyclopedia of Shamanism (Rosen), is an 800 page, two-volume set with over 750 in-depth entries that clearly discuss the basic concepts of shamanism, methods, and traditions of over 50 different shamanic peoples. Pratt is the 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.
Edward Tick, Ph.D., is Founding Director and Senior Clinician of Soldier's Heart: Veterans' Safe Return Programs. Honored for his groundbreaking work in the holistic and community-based healing of veterans and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dr. Tick has been a psychotherapist for 33 years, specializing in working with veterans since the 1970s. He is the author of Sacred Mountain, The Practice Of Dream Healing, The Golden Tortoise, and the award-winning book War And The Soul. As an internationally recognized expert on veterans, PTSD, and the psychology of military-related issues, Dr. Tick has conducted trainings at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and other Department of Defense facilities. He lectures throughout the world and leads semi-annual international educational, healing and reconciliation journeys to Vietnam and Greece. Dr. Tick specializes in using psycho-spiritual, cross-cultural, and international reconciliation practices to bring healing to veterans, communities and nations recovering from the traumas of war and violence.
"Why Shamanism Now?", a live internet talk radio with host Christina Pratt, airs every Wednesday afternoon at 2-3:00 pm Pacific time/ 5 - 6 p.m. Eastern time on http://www.modavox.com/7thwavenetwork/. Prior episodes from "Why Shamanism Now?" - including the first two parts of the "War and the Soul" series -- can be downloaded for free from the iTunes library (http://www.iTunes.com). Some of Pratt's teachings and interviews are also posted on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXEjkOzkkTo, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4MxA4Pb3Gw, and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKSfs3dj_QM.
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For more information on Christina Pratt, the Last Mask Center for Shamanic Healing, and workshops and classes with Pratt, or to order An Encyclopedia of Shamanism at a special discounted rate, visit http://www.lastmaskcenter.org. For additional information or to arrange an interview with Pratt, please contact Linda Woznicki, 845-417-8811.
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