Nuggets from Occult Invasion |

Dave Hunt

By advertising in the Shaman’s Drum, the AHP clearly hoped to attract to its ranks more practicing shamans through the relationship between psychotherapy and their ancient religion. The implication was also clear that psychologists may be able to teach shamans a few new tricks. The ad read in part:

“An unforgettable opportunity to learn from some of the most important healers and spiritual leaders in West Africa and Brazil—Journey into altered states of consciousness where one can meet one’s higher spirit teachers and the “gods” themselves…. Topics Include: Ritual, Meditation, Altered States of Consciousness, Shamanism and Spirit Healing, Mediumship….”