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Stigmas on Mental Disorders

This is a revised version of a previously published essay. There is a huge stigma on mental illness and on mental health professionals in much of the western world, which gets in the way of honest discourse and helping people … Continue reading

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Importance of Associations

This is a revised and expanded version of a previous essay. One of the first things that one comes across when researching deities and mystical paths are various associations. What color is used for this goddess? What elements? What symbols, … Continue reading

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Dual Relationships: Romantic Relationships with Clients

This is a revised version of a previously written essay. Paying attention to other ethics codes and looking at the reasons why, the answer to the sex/romantic dual relationship with clients issue can be summarized with a single word: Don’t. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Soul Retrieval, Mending the Fragmented Self

This is a revised version of a previously written book review. Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self by Sandra Ingerman (✭✭✭✭✬, 4.5/5) I decided to read this book after reading Lupa’s book review where she gave it “Five pawprints out … Continue reading

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Book Review: Journeying, Where Shamanism and Psychology Meet

This is a revised version of a previously written book review. Journeying : Where Shamanism and Psychology Meet by Jeannette M. Gagan (✭✭✭✬✩, 3.5/5) One of the key areas of interest to a lot of spirit workers, myself included, is … Continue reading

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Dual Relationships and Ethics

This is a revised version of an essay that I have previously written. As members of a profession that takes clients we frequently run into one of the pitfalls of other such professions: having more than one kind of relationship … Continue reading

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Professionalism

This is a revised and expanded version of an essay I have written previously One thing that I believe we as Spirit Workers need to be discussing in more depth is the nature of working with clients in a modern … Continue reading

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Boundaries, Part III: Speaking for the Gods

In my first essay on Boundaries I talked about the emotional boundaries between people. My second essay on Boundaries talked about how to react when someone comes up to you claiming to have a message from a deity, or even … Continue reading

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Boundaries II: “I have a message from God…”

This is a revised version of an essay that I put together previously. It is part of a series of essays on proper boundaries between yourself and the world around you and within you. In my last essay on Boundaries … Continue reading

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Urdummheit: Primeval Stupidity

This is an adapted and expanded version of an essay I wrote in a personal blog. Recently I learned a new word thanks to the book Exploring the Northern Tradition by Krasskova and Kaldera. Urdummheit: A German word that means–basically–that … Continue reading

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