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Podcast Episode 37  The Dark side of Plant medicine: abuse of power

Podcast Episode 37 The Dark side of Plant medicine: abuse of power

January 12, 2022

The Dark side of Plant medicine: abuse of power

 

In this episode I chat with my dear sister Bonnie Divina Maa about the dark side of plant medicine and the misuse of power in psychedelic assisted therapy. Today we focus on the abuse of power and money specifically in the plant medicine spaces. Listen in and tell us what you think!

 

Highlights

 

How to recognize predators, what are the red flags?

The reputation of a healer

Manipulation, gaslighting and disempowering people

Lack of informed consent

Shaming, humiliating and threatening people in a healing container

The Shaman’s spell

Exploitation of plants and people for self serving purposes

Speaking out for transparency

Quality over quantity

 

Mantra for this week:

"If you think you are enlightened, go home and visit your family!"

 

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

 

Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Facilitator Training 2022Apply now!

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/training

 

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

 

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

 

And join my mailing list here

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

 

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse

Every second Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

www.clubhouse.com

 

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

 

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

 

Bonnie Divina Maa

www.awakenascend.com

Podcast Episode 36  The Dark side of Plant medicine: sexual misconduct

Podcast Episode 36 The Dark side of Plant medicine: sexual misconduct

December 20, 2021

In this episode I chat with Angela Benck and Faisal Khattak about the dark side of plant medicine and the misuse of power in psychedelic assisted therapy. Today we focus on sexual abuse that is the most common abuse of power in a therapeutic setting.

 

Highlights

 

How to create safe places for healing?

Who heals the healers?

Transparency, integrity and ethics in psychedelic assisted therapy

power and responsibility

Accountability for healers

Naivete of clients and cultural differences

Recognizing red flags

Verbal and written informed consent

The proper use of touch in a healing container

 

Mantra for this week:

"As long as we refuse to recognize the shadow in ourselves, we are in its power."

 

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

 

Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Facilitator Training 2022Apply now!

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/training

 

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

 

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

 

And join my mailing list here

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

 

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse

Every second Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

www.clubhouse.com

 

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

 

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

Podcast Episode 35 The Arbol method, integrating the inner child

Podcast Episode 35 The Arbol method, integrating the inner child

December 2, 2021

In this episode I chat with Faisal Khattak about healing the inner child and going to the root of the problems with the Arbol method. Highlights Going to the root of the problem with Ayahuasca What is the Arbol method? What nourishes or triggers you? Calling for spiritual support Facing fears in the underworld The power of understanding and compassion Why we love our triggers? Continuous exploration leads to expansion Asking the good questions Mantra for this week: "Do not wait, start your journey now!" Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine. Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Facilitator Training 2022 – Apply now! https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/training Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ And join my mailing list here https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse Every second Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy www.clubhouse.com On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1 On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing With Love Nina Izel AVATAR HEALING. ARTS www.avatarhealingarts.com

Episode 34 Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Facilitator Training 2022

Episode 34 Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Facilitator Training 2022

November 17, 2021

In this episode I chat with Kasi Kennedy about launching the first ever Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Facilitator Training to train excellent and professional guides for leading the Ayahuasca preparation and integration process and help people to create lasting, fundamental changes in their life.

 

Highlights

 

Going beyond belief, science and the physical realm

guide individuals through this deep healing and transformational process.

Returning to our natural state of wholeness

Training the new generation of healers

What you will learn in this training?

350+ hrs of live training and 5 weeks of residential retreat

Integrity and the highest level of ethics

Application is now open

 

Mantra for this week:

"Stepping into our highest level of service."

 

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

 

Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Facilitator Training – Apply now!

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/training

 

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

 

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

 

And join my mailing list here

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

 

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse

Every Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

www.clubhouse.com

 

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

 

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

Podcast Episode 33 Healing childhood trauma with Ayahuasca a conversation with Faisal Khattak

Podcast Episode 33 Healing childhood trauma with Ayahuasca a conversation with Faisal Khattak

October 25, 2021

In this episode I talk with Faisal Khattak founder of Ruhani Wellness Centre, and creator of the Arbol method about his journey of healing and being in service to others on the plant medicine path. Highlights Suffering is the catalyst for healing Healing the inner child The healer’s toolkit Creating relationships Integration: what happens after the Ayahuasca afterglow? Self help vs shelf help Quality over quantity Creating a safe place for deep transformation to happen Mantra for this week: "Everything can be healed and transformed" Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine. Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ And join my mailing list here https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse Every Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy www.clubhouse.com On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1 On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing Connect with Faisal Khattak https://ruhaniwellnesscentre.com https://thearbolmethod.com/

IG: #ruhaniwellnesscentre

 

Episode 32: Heal, Empower, Connect and Decriminalize Nature

Episode 32: Heal, Empower, Connect and Decriminalize Nature

September 27, 2021

In this episode I talk with Larry Norris founder of Decriminalize Nature and Erie, Entheogenic Research, Integration and Education, about healing and restoring our connection to nature, empowering communities and individuals and creating a more sustainable future by remembering that everything is conscious and alive.

Highlights

Decriminalize nature – reconnecting to our roots
Decriminalize vs legalize
Evolution of consciousness and entheogenic plants
Learning what’s it like being a human
Building conscious communities
Empowering local leadership
Fostering spiritual and personal growth, healing
Education vs regulation
Disconnection from nature/spirit leads to disempowerment

Mantra for this week:
"Be the change you want to see in the world"

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process
https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

And join my mailing list here
https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse
Every Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy
www.clubhouse.com

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast
https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy
https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

Connect with Larry Norris and be part of this movement
www.erievision.org
www.decriminalizenature.org

Episode 31: Ayahuasca: from self hate to self love conversation with Ayahuasca Kau

Episode 31: Ayahuasca: from self hate to self love conversation with Ayahuasca Kau

September 15, 2021

In this episode I talk to Ayahuasca Kaur, spiritual mentor and Ayahuasca integration coach about remembering who we really are, taking responsibility for our life, facing our shadow, finding our purpose and living from the Heart.

 

Highlights

 

Trauma induced self hatred and self destruction

Healing complex PTSD

Building our toolbox: EMDR, hypnotherapy, shamanic arts, breathwork etc.

Benefits of 1 on 1 ayahuasca journeys

Dealing with the root of our issues

Healing and awakening as a never ending journey

How to find truth?

Ayahuasca as our master teacher to overcome obstacles

Remembering our true nature

 

Mantra for this week:

"All that is broken can be repaired"

 

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

 

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

 

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

 

And join my mailing list here

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

 

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse

Every Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

www.clubhouse.com

 

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

 

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

 

Connect with Ayahuasca Kaur

https://beacons.ai/themultidimensionaljourney

Short Bio:

 

I hold a Masters in Social Work and utilize a blend of east-west psychology and mind-body approaches with individuals , couples, and groups depending on their personal needs and goals for their therapeutic experience and coaching sessions. I specialize in childhood trauma, interpersonal relationship dynamics, emotional and central nervous system regulation, supporting spiritual awakening/emergence, spiritual coaching and mentoring, and psychedelic & plant medicine preparation & integration.

 

Ayahuasca: Healing the inner child through connection to the higher Self: Episode 30

Ayahuasca: Healing the inner child through connection to the higher Self: Episode 30

September 6, 2021

In this episode 3 sisters come together to share about our own journey of healing our wounded child and our favorite tools to continu

Ayahuasca: Healing the inner child through connection to the higher Self

 

In this episode 3 sisters come together to share about our own journey of healing our wounded child and our favorite tools to continue this beautiful healing work and assist others on this path back to wholeness, freedom and power.

 

Highlights

 

What is the wounded child and how do we know that we have one?

Childhood trauma and fragmentation of the whole self

Learning disfunctional coping skills or not coping at all

Who did we need to be for our parent’s love?

Healing the wounded child with acceptance and forgiveness

The power of soul retrieval

Emotional maturation and personal power

Freedom from the prison of fear and pain

We are the healers, peace is possible

The Soul is the Boss

 

Mantra for this week:

"Let’s end the war."

 

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

 

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

 

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

 

And join my mailing list here

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

 

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse

Every Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

www.clubhouse.com

 

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

 

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

 

Neale Donald Walsch: The little Soul and the Sun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3u5rGWI4kY

e this beautiful healing work and assist others on this path back to wholeness, freedom and power.

In this episode 3 sisters come together to share about our own journey of healing our wounded child and our favorite tools to continue this beautiful healing work and assist others on this path back to wholeness, freedom and power.

 

Highlights

 

What is the wounded child and how do we know that we have one?

Childhood trauma and fragmentation of the whole self

Learning disfunctional coping skills or not coping at all

Who did we need to be for our parent’s love?

Healing the wounded child with acceptance and forgiveness

The power of soul retrieval

Emotional maturation and personal power

Freedom from the prison of fear and pain

We are the healers, peace is possible

The Soul is the Boss

 

Mantra for this week:

"Let’s end the war."

 

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

 

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

 

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

 

And join my mailing list here

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

 

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse

Every Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

www.clubhouse.com

 

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

 

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

 

Neale Donald Walsch: The little Soul and the Sun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3u5rGWI4kY

 

Highlights

 

What is the wounded child and how do we know that we have one?

Childhood trauma and fragmentation of the whole self

Learning disfunctional coping skills or not coping at all

Who did we need to be for our parent’s love?

Healing the wounded child with acceptance and forgiveness

The power of soul retrieval

Emotional maturation and personal power

Freedom from the prison of fear and pain

We are the healers, peace is possible

The Soul is the Boss

 

Mantra for this week:

"Let’s end the war."

 

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

 

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

 

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

 

And join my mailing list here

https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

 

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse

Every Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

www.clubhouse.com

 

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

 

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy

https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

 

Neale Donald Walsch: The little Soul and the Sun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3u5rGWI4kY

Podcast Episode 29 Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy, from a client’s perspective

Podcast Episode 29 Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy, from a client’s perspective

August 23, 2021

In this episode I talk with Adriel, one of my former clients, almost 3 years after his Ayahuasca ceremony to hear how his life has changed thanks to Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the healing work he continues to do since then.

Highlights

The search for truth and finding it within
From emotional shut down to vulnerability
From confusion to intuition and following inner guidance
Reconnecting with the physical body
The road to self love
Letting go of self sacrifice and setting healthy boundaries
From isolation to openness and self acceptance
Creating authentic relationships (and finding love:)
Experiencing the divine self within
Feeling is healing

Mantra for this week:
"The truth is within me"

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process
https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

And join my mailing list here
https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse
Every Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy
www.clubhouse.com

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast
https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy
https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

Podcast Episode 28 Healing depression and anxiety with Plant Medicine Conversation with Darren Wendroff

Podcast Episode 28 Healing depression and anxiety with Plant Medicine Conversation with Darren Wendroff

August 15, 2021

In this episode I talk to Darren, Ayahuasca Integration coach about his journey with the Mother Ayahuasca and other plant medicines and about how profound life changes can happen within a short amount of time.

Highlights

Healing depression and anxiety with plant medicines
Coming into your higher self and being your own healer
Dearmoring and letting go, recovering self-worth
Changing our perspective: what can I learn from this experience?
The power of presence
Just being a human
Creating a safe container for others

Mantra for this week:
"How to be a good human?"

Remember, you are the healer and love is the medicine.

Look into my book: Heart Medicine, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy and the integration process
https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/book

Join my Circle on YouTube: Healing & Awakening with Nina Izel
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTkBkcqaF4SKt07HFtZAQQ

And join my mailing list here
https://www.avatarhealingarts.com/contact

Join my Club: Healing & Awakening on Clubhouse
Every Tuesday 5pm CST: All about Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy
www.clubhouse.com

On Spotify: New Paradigm Healing, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy Podcast
https://open.spotify.com/show/1rFFUXXJqZ9DH5eCxCdaep?si=a_z69luvTKSWPu8upjbUWg&dl_branch=1

On Vimeo: Avatar Healing Arts Podcast, Ayahuasca Assisted Therapy
https://vimeo.com/newparadigmhealing

Darren Wendroff
Darren Wendroff is a private integration and transformation coach. The foundation of his coaching is in the practice of integration to raise one’s awareness of the ego to let go of attachments. He is a senior integration coach at Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church and Awaken Your Soul Iboga Retreat and works with clients privately. You can learn more about Darren at

https://www.facebook.com/psychedelicintegrationguide or connect with him directly at www.psychedelicintegrationguide.com.

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