The Hard Work is Upon Us

If you are an energy healing practitioner, bodyworker, therapist or any kind of healing practitioner, I know your clients are leaning heavily on you these days. I heard that leading up to the election, people who typically see their therapist once a month have gone once a week, and clients who typically schedule once a week are going every day. So, … Read more

Psychic Awareness Intrusion

Managing Uninvited Psychic Awareness

A couple of weeks ago, a healer shared the quote I’ve paraphrased below on Facebook:

No matter where we are when we meet, within 5 minutes I’ll know your pain, issues, hidden feelings and emotions. Because I’m a reader. It’s who I am and it’s what I do.

No. No. No. Not ok.

Healers must behave more mindfully if they want to take up their rightful place in the alternative and complementary healing field — a $14B service industry in 2016.

Know this: an ability to read people psychically does not confer permission to do so.

Healers who read people in social settings are unprofessional and toxic, and quite often untrained in psychic awareness. The leering quality of this behavior is especially toxic. When meeting someone socially, perhaps for the first time, it’s unlikely that deep, tender emotions and vulnerabilities will be shared.

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Healer Hubris

It’s been a rough couple of weeks professionally. Here’s what I’ve witnessed: Situation 1 – a friend of a friend described her energy healing training to me. Here’s one major teaching she’s learned and practices: When walking down the street, shopping, hanging out in a park or bowling alley – scan and fix other people’s energy. … Read more

Meditation and Mental Illness

CK has often had the privilege of working with young spiritually inclined individuals – many high school and college aged.  These amazing people are students of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sufism, Shamanism, Spiritualism and many other isms, including hallucinogenisms (yeah, a CK-ism). Through meditation, ceremony, ritual these people have experienced life-changing and mind-blowing awakenings.  To divinity, consciousness, … Read more