Hearkening to the Horse's Mouth

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Fri 28Aug
Mon 31Aug

Closed Graduate Course for FÍOS Training

Facilitator: Caitlin Matthews & Felicity Wombwell

This course is only open to members of our FÍOS Walkers Between Worlds shamanic training.

This course instructs experienced practitioners how to teach journeying to clients, enabling them to contact their own allies, to find their own healing, answers and advice. This method brings shamanic work to the community, working in contemporary and personally-relevant contexts. Participants work as client and shaman in turn.  Close personal supervision is given by course leaders

As this is a training course, please refer to Practical Information on how to apply.

Event time: Fri 28th Aug 2020 at 4:00pm - Mon 31st Aug 2020 at 2:00pm

At a glance

  • Learn how to teach clients to shamanically journey.
  • Managing individual journeying tuition in a practice.
  • Preparing to go public with our shamanic work.

What participants will gain

  • Learn how to upkeep a shamanic practice.
  • Understand how to teach individuals and small groups how to journey with good support.

This intensive graduate course is or those who have completed the Foundation Course, the Intermediate Courses and at least two of the Advanced courses. It instructs students how to teach clients shamanic spirit-consultation, by which clients learn how to make shamanic journeys for themselves and gain answers, healing or clarification to personal issues. Students work in pairs, taking turns to be client and shamanic consultant, and are taught how to help clients come to a personal understanding of the shamanic journeys that they take. Each pair-session is supervised and monitored by teachers, and then all pair-sessions are discussed in the group. Preparatory instruction on setting up a practice is given. Client suitability, support and aftercare are fully discussed. Students who successfully complete this module begin to see clients while maintaining peer-review and supervision. The Co-Walkers Review Scheme is offered to graduates of this module which supports them under supervision.


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Practical Information

In order to apply, please send an email to Caitlin Matthews on tigerna9@aol.com mentioning your interest in the course along with some personal background and your shamanic experience to date.

Bring an A4 pad of paper, a pen, a phone on which you can record with an app whose function you fully and practically understand e.g. Voice Memos for Apple, or Voice Recorder for Androids. You will be sent a recording of drumming for your phone ahead of time.

Caitlín Matthews

Caitlín Matthews has run a shamanic practice in Oxford for the last 30 years, specialising in cases of ancestral causation. Her writing is known worldwide, and her many books include Ancestral Oracle of the Celts, Singing the Soul Back Home, and Diary of a Soul Doctor. She has been teaching the FÍOS Walkers Between the Worlds Shamanic Training Course since 1993.

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Felicity Wombwell

Felicity Wombwell is an artist, psychotherapist and shamanic practitioner with a practice on the South Coast. She is the author of The Goddess Changes and co-author of Green Living, she is researching how images aid recovery from trauma for her next book about Healing Art. She is a co-founder of FíOS, The Foundation for Inspirational & Oracular Studies.