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04/27/2018

The Shamanic View of Mental Illness – Jayson Gaddis

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By Jayson Gaddis on Thursday April 26th, 2018Could the Western perception of mental health issues, and how we treat them, be all wrong? This African Shaman says there’s a better way.

“These disturbances result when the person does not get assistance in dealing with the presence of the energy from the spirit realm.”

“One of the things Dr. Somé encountered when he first came to the United States in 1980 for graduate study, was how this country deals with mental illness. When a fellow student was sent to a mental institute due to ‘nervous depression,’ Dr. Somé went to visit him.”

“I was so shocked. That was the first time I was brought face to face with what is done here to people exhibiting the same symptoms I’ve seen in my village.” Please continue reading

Source: The Shamanic View of Mental Illness

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