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A phenomenon of the new age movement is a renewed interest in shamanic and indigenous healing practices. Faith healers and the Tree of life are also the subjects of much new age interest. Wise men and prophets rely on spiritual insights and power similar to shamans and medicine men. Jesus’ life is marked by operation […]



Christian Yoga as Lay-Ministry: Transpersonal Approaches to Pastoral Care

Pentecostal Faith Healing and Complementary Therapies. Brown (2014) has been following the charismatic and Pentecostal revivals sweeping North America for more than 10 years. During this time, she has noted an overlap between CTs and charismatics. Often, these conservative believers get disillusioned with modern medicine. Brown noted that Pentecostals tend to view spiritual healing in […]



Codependency, Attachment & Substance Use Disorder: What Every Pastor Needs to Understand

Attachment-Rooted Familial Substance Use Disorder. Substance use disorder (SUD) is a primary culprit of familial trauma often rooted in attachment dysfunction. Rasmussen et al. (2018) found that the prevention of childhood trauma can reduce SUD. Conversely, SUD clients should also get screened for childhood trauma and then treated with proper attachment-rooted interventions to increase recovery […]


Contemplative Neurotheolgian, Yoga therapist, pastoral counselor

Hi, I'm Dr. Amanda -
Yoga Therapist & Pastoral Counselor

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