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; until it is addressed there, it is still unresolved, and will continue to pop up. Through the use of breath work and ancient Andean energetic practices, Christina 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 these wounded states. This is the premise of traditional psychedelic plant ceremonies, and the current trend of Psychedelic Therapy, but it is also at the heart of the advanced shamanic healing we do at ASC, using only breath.
More than just the sweeping of feathers, and the burning of sage, ASC shamanic healings dig in deep, and ask you to show up too. After all, this is your creation! We 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 can do this effectively and efficiently, in 90 minute windows, without the use of psychedelic plant medicines, which have a much longer recovery time. In fact, because our practices are so focused, and immediately integrative, people not only report getting much more healing from these one-on-one 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 is done in 90 minute sessions, as one on one sessions. They can be in person (after COVID-19 runs its course) or on the phone or zoom. The cost is $175/session. 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. To sign up for a session, click on the arrow below and go to the end of the page.
Personal Healing Sessions
In the West we think of ourselves primarily as minds and bodies, but in traditional indigenous communities it is our etheric “souls” that define our experiences. Most of us have places where time has condensed around unresolved emotional issues of our past, creating energetic residue and emotional triggers that continually derail us. This generates energetic sludge that affects our overall health, and emotional blocks that keep us stuck in destructive pattering. 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 over other forms of healing. First, shamanic healing, as taught at ASC, involves learning how to hold someone safely as they journey to their innermost self. It utilizes intensive tracking skills, for locating the origin of wounds, and their resultant limited beliefs and coping mechanisms. It requires mastery of Andean energetic clearing and tuning techniques, and it also requires an understanding of how to effectively employ consciousness shifting techniques, with breath, for example, to release the fear based mind from its grip on its identification with its story. All together this is a healing modality that digs in deep and makes lasting and effective changes that change people’s lives.
- 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, or may not, be terminal but regardless, you 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?
- Do you keep having the same kind of destructive or dysfunctional relationships, over and over?
- Are you finding it difficult to take the next steps that will advance your career?
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 cannot stop these dysfunctional patterns from reappearing. They are being run by unconscious programs that are sabotaging our efforts. Shamanic healing sessions are so effective because we help you shift out of your ordinary state of consciousness into one where you are more aware of your true self. Many traditional shamanic practices use psychedelic plants for this effect, but that process lasts several hours and without guidance, what comes up can be a crap shoot. In our 90 minute sessions we can focus on specific patterns and objectives, using breath work to shift consciousness, just as effectively, and the sessions are more efficient as they can be much more easily guided to the origin of your pattern.
All sessions start with meeting your soul and listening to where it says it is wounded. This is imprint removal. Whatever else is needed shows itself in the process of the session, as the soul shows us what it needs to heal. The direction we go, and the techniques we use, come through in the sessions. 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 regardless of the other techniques used. 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)
It is important to note that we heal in layers, for 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
- 40 minutes energy clearing and alignment work
- 20 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.
Booking a session: Session times, in general, are at Tuesdays-Fridays at 1:00 and 3:00 Central, and occasionally a 5:00 on those days, as scheduling permits. Please sign up with the form below to get a list of the current available openings!
All sessions are usually done at a private residence in Southwest Austin, or over the phone/zoom. Due to the constraints of COVID-19, however, they are all now currently done over the phone or zoom. This is because in person we are in a small residential space and we breathe together with our faces very near each other to help shift your consciousness. This is not something either of us can do effectively with a mask on, so it is best to have a computer or phone between us. Since space/time is not relevant in shamanic work we are just as effective in person as we are over the phone/zoom. 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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