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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 […]



Meditation to Heal One’s Relationship with God & Others: Christian Meditation & Trauma Theory

CHAPTER FIVE: CONCLUSION Summary of Findings The study findings present preliminary support regarding the implementation of Christian-adapted complementary therapies for healing familial trauma. This support is by no means exhaustive. However, the evidence regarding the use of fourth wave treatment for trauma points toward promise for Christian-adapt mindfulness practices. Evidence suggests that additional quantitative data […]



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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