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Neo-shamanism and Mental Health, grounded in evidence-based research, sheds light on alternative therapeutic ways of working with, and healing, others.

Neo-shamanism and Mental Health: A Rich and Timely Resource for Anyone Interested in Consciousness and Parapsychology

This book explores the contemporary practice of Neo-shamanism and its relationship to mental health. Chapters cover the practice of Neo-shamanism, how it differs from traditional shamanism, the technology of the shamanic journey, the lifeworlds of some of its practitioners, as well as its benefits and pitfalls. The author’s analysis draws on an in-depth study of existing literature, original qualitative-phenomenological research into the lifeworlds of practitioners, and nearly three decades of observation and experience as a student, teacher and practitioner of Neo-shamanism. She discusses the potential role of Neo-shamanic journey technology as an approach for psychology-based studies of consciousness and anomalous phenomena; its value as a tool for self-exploration as part of a supervised curriculum; as well as the possible therapeutic applications of the journey and shamanic healing protocols for use by mental health professionals.

This book is a rich and timely resource for students and teachers of psychology, anthropology and sociology, psychotherapists, and anyone who is interested in consciousness and parapsychology.

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Karel James Bouse, Ph.D., Ph.D., is the founder of the Institute of Esoteric Psychology. She is the author of Neo-shamanism and Mental Health. Dr. Bouse has presented workshops and papers at psychological conferences in the United States and the UK. She is an active member of the American Psychological Association, the British Psychological Society, the Parapsychological Association, the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, the American Counseling Association, the International Association of Expressive Arts Therapists, the Society for Shamanic Practice, the American Counseling Association, and International Expressive Arts Therapists Association. She has been a peer reviewer for The Journal of Humanistic Psychology since 2016, and is the Guest Editor for the JHP special issue entitled “Anomalous Lifeworlds: Mysticism, Magic and Expanded Consciousness.”

Dr. Bouse founded the Institute of Esoteric Psychology to establish alternative protocols as viable tools for individuals as well as psychological and medical professionals to facilitate helping patients to heal themselves.

In addition to being the author of Neo-shamanism and Mental Health, Dr. Bouse has taught classes in Neo-shamanism, personal mythology, dreamwork, and expressive arts for more than 25 years. She also served as the director of a performing arts school and opera company, an experience she draws on to help her students and audience members discover their own creativity.

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“Remarkable Book! Can be applied by those practitioners whose clients have lost their way, or perhaps had never found it.” 

- Dr. Stanley Krippner

“This book sheds light on alternative therapeutic ways of working with, and healing, others. A most informative read!”

- Dr. Jacquie E. Lewis

“Of considerable interest to anyone who is seriously involved with shamanic journeying, particularly healers and teachers. Much-needed book; I highly recommend it.”

- Diotima Mantineia