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Cecile Carson

Cecile Carson

Cecile Carson, MD, has been practicing and teaching shamanism for the past several decades in Rochester, NY. A Founding Board Member of SSP, she has edited the anthology Spirited Medicine: Shamanism in Contemporary Healthcare and regularly offers shamanic training to medical personnel in the U.S. and abroad. She can be reached at cecile@cecilecarson.com or www.integratedhealthinstitute.com
Why Prayer?

Why Prayer?

I have often wondered what place prayer has in my life and in my work of bringing shamanism into contemporary western life. After all, I can do a shamanic “journey” to helping spirits to make requests and to have a direct relationship with the Larger Order of Things,...