Shamanic healings at ASC are one-on-one sessions designed to help you access the unconscious aspects of yourself that keep you in dysfunctional life patterns and in illness. Your soul is a living energy field that contains the entire personal consciousness, or psyche, of who you are, and have ever been. Often our minds bury the uncomfortable aspects, however, in a effort to better “function.” When we suffer from trauma, or deep wounding, for example, we may tell ourselves we are fine, but if we are still experiencing blocks, stagnation, immobility, and illness, to name a few, this wounding is at the level of the soul and until is is addressed there, it is still unresolved. Through the use of breath work and ancient Andean energetic practices, the shamanic healer at ASC helps you step out of your wounded psyche state, and into a place of Grace, where you can reset and restore balance to your lives on all levels, and hold it.
No amount of talking about our issues will shift us out of the fear based states that drive our anxiety, depression, PTSD, or our chronic illnesses. Nor can talking shift us out of the perceptive paradigms that keep us locked in dysfunctional relationships. The mind has created these dysfunctions and is using them to feel safe. If you perceive the world as adversarial, for example, no one can convince you otherwise; all of your relationships will include some kind of distrust and conflict as a result. We have to actually change states of consciousness to release how the mind is holding us in our wounded state. This is the premise of the advanced shamanic healing we do at ASC.
More than just the sweeping of feathers, and the burning of sage, ASC shamanic healings dig in deep, and asks you to show up too. We do use ancient energetic clearing techniques from the Andes, but because it is our state of consciousness that drives our energetic sluggishness, we compliment them with more modern consciousness shifting techniques, like breath work, to open the soul up to a place of Grace where it can shift out of the protective but restrictive mind, and realign with its original expansive state. In this sense we go beyond simply clearing energetic "symptoms," and dig in for the root cause. We do this effectively and efficiently, in 90 minute windows, without the use of psychedelic plant medicines, which have a long recovery time. In fact, because our practices are so focused, and immediately integrative, people not only report getting much more healing from these sessions than they do group plant ceremonies, they often come back to this work to integrate and move through unresolved aspects of their plant ceremony experiences.
When appropriate, we ground these shifts, and the aha’s made in the session, by giving homework that helps anchor in new neuro-pathways the session opened in your brain, directing your life in more constructive directions. As you relax into your shifts you begin to think differently, express new DNA, your perceptions change, and you heal!
Most healing work at Austin Shamanic Center is done as one on one sessions. Couple work is available, but the personal sessions are a big part of that work, as every couple feeds off the combined energies of the two individuals that comprise it. We therefore start with one on one sessions for each individual.
We tend to think of ourselves from the perspective of minds and bodies, but in traditional indigenous communities it is our souls that are running our experiences. Most of us have imprints in our energy fields, or souls, places where time has condensed around unresolved emotional issues, creating energetic residue and emotional triggers that continually derail us. This generates energetic sludge that affects our overall health. Sometimes this even affects the expression of our DNA. We anchor the wounds in further by overlaying them with limited beliefs and resultant dysfunctional coping mechanisms, or behaviors, ultimately creating blueprints for similar activity. We need to have these imprints cleared, the soul consciousness reset, and our neuropathways rerouted to remove these blocks, the negative thinking, and the resultant destructive behavior, from our lives. For some these blocks have manifested themselves more deeply as disease and injury. For others we just know things are stuck or not working. Although the reason is often unclear, because we have deeply buried it, we do know we need to shift somehow. This is where shamanic healing shines!
- Do you have emotional triggers or limiting beliefs that take you completely off track?
- Do you have irrational fears, abundance issues, or feel "cursed"?
- Do you know something happened to you sometime in the past, something you can’t remember, and you need to heal from it before you can feel whole, but you don't know what it is, so you keep stumbling around it?
- Are you having trouble moving on from a relationship, or wanting one but not finding it? Perhaps you are in a relationship and it has issues. Perhaps you have issues with intimacy.
- Do you have an injury that will not heal, or a chronic illness?
- Do you feel blocked from your "calling" and unable to move forward into your potential?
- Do you have negative voices in your head that undermine your efforts, or make you loathe yourself?
- Do you feel plagued by chronic illnesses such as anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, or others that keep you from reaching your true potential?
- Have you been diagnosed with a terminal illness that you feel may not be terminal but need help healing?
- Do you need help coming to terms with the end of your life?
- Do you feel derailed by events in your life, and like a piece of you has been lost?
- Have you suffered a trauma you cannot seem to move past?
- Do you feel like you are broken and part of you is missing?
These may be indications that you have soul wounding, or even soul loss, that needs to be addressed before you can truly heal. Since most issues that drive us off track are unconscious, it often requires the help of a skilled shaman to get to them. We all fix the things that we can, but if our souls are wounded, all the affirmations, surgery, Reiki, and cognitive therapy work in the world may not stop these dysfunctional patterns from reappearing. We need to get to the cause of these symptoms we are trying to correct.
Shamanic energy sessions can go many directions. They all start with imprint removal. Whatever else is needed shows itself as the imprint is removed, the consciousness is reset, and the soul starts to heal. The direction we go, and the techniques we use, come through in the sessions as your soul guides us through what its needs for healing are. This is not something we can decide in advance. You may or may not need a soul retrieval, for example, but your soul still needs mending. Unlike a magic pill, this work does require your participation, as it is your soul asking for the healing. Techniques that may be used include, but are not limited to:
- Imprint Removal and Reset: (clearing of imprints from the soul or energy field, and all resultant unprocessed emotions and heavy energy -See Imprint article for more information) All sessions involve this step, we all have hundreds of imprints.
- Soul Retrieval: (retrieving and replacing parts of our soul lost in trauma or fear -See Soul Retrieval article for more information. Power animals are often a part of this process too, if appropriate)
- Inner Child Work: a lot of our wounding happens as children. The wounded child runs the show from the shadows until is it allowed to heal.
- Extractions: (removal of energies generated from shadow aspects of ourselves, past physical wounds, or from our interactions with others)
- Chord Cuttings: (cutting unhealthy cords to places and beings that eat away at our energy and/or keep us immobilized by conditional love)
- Destiny Retrievals: (aligning with the future self we are becoming) Many Worlds article.
- Dismantling Soul Contracts and Core Limiting Beliefs: see Soul Contracts article.
It is important to note that all of these techniques are based on the idea that there is some level of imprinting on the soul that is behind the apparent problem. Every trigger, block, or dysfunction leads back to unresolved soul wounding, or imprints. We heal in layers, to do all this work at once would blow our circuits. At ASC we go session by session, at your pace, and at your request.
A typical session consists of roughly:
- 30 minutes discussion and tracking of problem’s origin
- 30 minutes energy clearing and alignment work
- 30 minutes for re-framing and creating a healing map to go home with
This cannot be shortened into a smaller session, as this is generally the amount of time it takes to do the work properly. Most basic issues require 1-3 sessions done over a period of several weeks; more complex problems and serious diseases may require more sessions. Clients often say that one session cleared what they hadn't been able to clear in 15 years of therapy. Because we work at the level of the soul, and not just the mind, this work not only helps you see your issues, it can remove the triggers that keep you stuck and can help you reprogram both your brain and your patterns of behavior, eventually aligning you with whole new life trajectories, in some cases.
Because we are working at the energetic, sessions are equally effective in person as they are over the phone.
Cost: All sessions run roughly 60-90 minutes and cost $175 each. This fee is for the healer's time and expertise. The work of Spirit is, of course, always free.
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All sessions are done at a private residence in Southwest Austin, or over the phone. We look forward to working with you!
"Thank you Christina, for your life-altering work. What we accomplished with only one meeting was far greater than I accomplished in 52 years of therapy combined! You are a blessing and a gift."
E.R., Austin, Texas
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