Participants are introduced to the traditional indigenous oral teachings of the Medicine Wheel, which has been used in indigenous cultures for thousands of years to help people heal, live harmoniously, and walk in balance on Mother Earth. Utilizing the traditional oral teaching methods, together the group will explore and experience the relevance and use of the Medicine Wheel as a healing tool for modern times. This learning experience provides ancient social and cultural foundations.
- Learn how the Medicine Wheel provides a map for healing ourselves and others, helping us remember that we are a part of Nature, not separate from it.
- Learn cross cultural views of non-traditional methods in therapy.
- Be introduced to bridging the gap between the symbolic, indigenous people’s ways of thinking, and a therapeutic journey.
- Discuss additional alternative interventions to individualized therapy.