PTSD Recovery Retreat
Foundation retreats go beyond contemporary traditional treatment. Using ancient healing techniques practiced for thousands of years, these programs helps to create a bridge between the traumatic experience of abuse and the desire to become a thriving member of family and community versus only a surviving member.

This program was developed to address the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which can be caused by many traumatic events. It is a foundational structure and approach, upon which our other programs are based.

The next retreat in the Austin, Texas area is scheduled for April 30-May 4, 2015.
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Returning Warriors™ Program
The Returning Warriors™ program was designed for soldiers experiencing the traumatic effects of warfare of all wars, including the Middle East.

Warfare is an ancient and mythic experience, and the effects it has on soldiers are real. People returning from War are never the same. War changes them, some more than others. The effects of war trauma can be subtle or dramatic. They range from persistent vigilance, insomnia, and generalized anxiety to violent rage, substance abuse, criminal behavior, murder, and suicide. Many veterans don’t recognize the symptoms. Some ignore them. More are beginning to realize that something is seriously wrong.

Learn more about the Returning Warriors™ Program.

Sexual Trauma and Abuse Recovery (STAR)
The STAR program applies the techniques and methodology used in the Returning Warriors™ program to the issue of sexual trauma and abuse. The program is for both men and women. Abuse can happen to anyone at any age, and it is not gender specific.

Recent disclosures by popular figures reveal that the prevalence of incest and family rape, as well as family violence, is much greater than we have previously thought. Survivors of this culturally most taboo form of abuse have been driven even deeper inside and away from the social scrutiny. However, help is also available to them in this program.

Learn more about the STAR program.


Ongoing Community Outreach
The Austin Shamanic Journey community has joined with the foundation to offer weekly educational and experiental events. The group gathers every Wednesday evening at 8:00 to 9:30 at Clear Spring Studio, Austin Texas. Each month the program cycles through 4 or 5 topics, teaching the basics of the shamanic journey, a variety of presentations and traditions, and a communty healing circle. Find out more on the Austin Shamanism Meetup.

Facilitator Training
Experienced therapists, alternative healing practitioners, veterans, and others interested in presenting and facilitating Returning Warriors™ or STAR program retreats are welcome to apply. Please contact us for more information.

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