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Monday, May 5, 2008

Spirit Releasement

Someone recently sent me these resources, though I don't know much about these particular ones.

"You may find these books of interest, albeit they are written from the standpoint of psychotherapy, as opposed to shamanism. What I most appreciate is that these approaches doesn't just turn entities or dark energies loose, but lovingly sends them on their way to a higher plane. I've got other references for spirit releasement therapy, but these references include the dark energies."

Spirit Releasement Therapy: A Technique Manual by William Baldwin
( Bill died a couple of years ago, but his wife is still doing training and healings. I'm hoping
to get some exposure to her when she resumes training next year.)

Freeing the Captives: The Emerging Therapy of Treating Spirit Attachment by Louise Ireland-Frey, M.D.

Remote Deposssion by Irene Hickman, D.O.

2 comments:

Allowing the light said...
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Walks In Two Worlds said...

We will begin to learn more about this...not an easy subject.