Neo-shamanism as a Tool for Self-Exploration

  • Karel James Bouse


This chapter explores the benefits of using Neo-shamanic journey technology as part of a four-part educational curriculum for personal self-discovery. The journey is itself a deep meditative technique and has demonstrably worked well with expressive arts, personal mythology, and dreamwork applied to a model based on Jung’s analytical psychology. Such a template has potential to facilitate a structured protocol to attain self-knowledge (gnosis) in a workshop setting, as well as an adjunct to traditional psychotherapeutic tools in a professional, clinical setting. This chapter presents and includes a detailed presentation of this Neo-shamanic-based curriculum.


Self-discovery Neo-shamanism Expressive arts Personal mythology Dreamwork Jung’s Analytical Psychology 


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  • Karel James Bouse
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  1. 1.Institute of Esoteric PsychologyLoudonUSA

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