Category Archives: Re-Enchantment of Nature

Alienation, Neo-shamanism and Recovered Animism

  By Bruce Charlton Alienation It is one of the distinctive features of Western contemporary life that, while pleasures are widely available (albeit at a price), there is almost universally a sense of alienation. Alienation is the feeling that life … Continue reading

Posted in Animism, Communication with Nature, Consciousness, Deep Ecology, Depth Psychology, Ecopsychology, Ecotherapy, Psychology, Re-Enchantment of Nature, Shamanism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Deep Ecopsychology

Ecopsychology is a profound and necessary intellectual development in Western consciousness.  It is profound because it is a formidable argument against the lamentable Cartesian dualism that has enthralled science, western philosophy and religion for far too long and at too dear … Continue reading

Posted in Animism, Consciousness, Deep Ecology, Ecology, Ecopsychology, Philosophy, Re-Enchantment of Nature, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, Ecopsychology, and the Crisis of Extinction: On Annihilating and Nurturing Other Beings, Relationships, and Ourselves

  By Will W. Adams Department of Psychology Duquesne University THE HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGIST, 34(2), 111–133, Copyright © 2006, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Correspondence should be addressed to Will W. Adams, Department of Psychology, Duquesne University, 544 College Hall, Pittsburgh, PA … Continue reading

Posted in Deep Ecology, Ecology, Ecopsychology, Nature Reflection, Philosophy, Psychology, Re-Enchantment of Nature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

New Mysteries: Seven Stages of Re-enchantment

By Hank Wesselman PhD. November 26th, 2010 My recent series of essays posted on sharedwisdom.com have been focused upon the growing interest in the New Mysteries that are taking form in the Western world once again, and with this in mind, … Continue reading

Posted in Depth Psychology, Ecopsychology, Psychology, Re-Enchantment of Nature, Shamanism | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Shamanism and Ecopsychology

Excerpts of “Shamanism and Eco-Psychology: Ancient Answers for Contemporary Concerns,” Leslie Gray’s CUUPS Keynote Address given at the 1995 General Assembly in Spokane, Washington. Of Oneida and Seminole heritage, Leslie Gray practices as a clinical psychologist and shamanic counselor. Leslie … Continue reading

Posted in Ecopsychology, Re-Enchantment of Nature, Shamanism | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do Plants Have Consciousness?

By John Kehoe Last month on our way home to Vancouver from a tour of South Africa, we stopped off in Brazil for a vacation. We eventually found ourselves in a sleepy fishing village about an hour’s drive north of … Continue reading

Posted in Communication with Nature, Consciousness, Ecopsychology, Nature Reflection, Personal Essay, Re-Enchantment of Nature, Shamanism | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment