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The Three Ravens College of Therapeutic Shamanism UK

Next Steps in Therapeutic Shamanism:

The Online Courses


After completing the college’s First-Step course, these courses are the ideal next step for those who wish to explore shamanism further. Like the First-Step course, they are usually arranged into one or two online sessions a week, with exercises to practice at home. Courses vary in length, depending on the topic being covered. They run at various times of the year, and cover a wide range of shamanic practice. Courses offered include:


Exploring the Lower-World: Hollowing-Out, Human Guides, and the Transformation Practices.


More Explorations in the Lower-World: Extractions, De-possessions, Disentangling, Expansions and Just Being.


Exploring the Upper-World.


An Introduction to Working with the Plant People.


An Introduction to Working with the Stone People.


Finding Your Authentic Soul.


Finding Your Tribe.


Shamanism, Power, and Healthy Boundaries.



Upcoming Courses (2021 dates):


Exploring the Lower-World: Hollowing-Out, Human Guides, and the Transformation Practices. Four Saturday meetings: January 9, 16, 23, 30. 4pm start (UK time). Each session is between 2 to 3 hours long. Cost is £75. There will be two tutors at each session, with Paul Francis, Chris Holt, Jayne Birkett, and Marie Edwards all contributing to the teaching. For more details or to book, contact Chris on chrisgibbons01@hotmail.com


More Explorations in the Lower-World: Extractions, De-possessions, Disentangling, Expansions and Just Being.  Four Saturday meetings: February 6, 13, 20, 27. 4pm start (UK time). Each session is between 2 to 3 hours long. Cost is £75. There will be two tutors at each session, with Paul Francis, Chris Holt, Jayne Birkett, and Marie Edwards all contributing to the teaching.For more details or to book, contact Marie on marielouiseedwards@hotmail.com


The Animal, Plant, Standing and Stone People: How to Be Human and Work With the Other-Than-Human. Five Saturday meetings: June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3. 4pm start (UK time). Each session is between 2 to 3 hours long. Cost is £125. There will be two tutors at each session, with Paul Francis, Chris Holt, Jayne Birkett, and Marie Edwards all contributing to the teaching. For more details or to book, contact Chris on chrisgibbons01@hotmail.com


Finding Your True Soul: Coming Back to Life. Four Saturday meetings: July 10, 17, 24, 31. 4pm start (UK time). Each session is between 2 to 3 hours long. Cost is £100. There will be two tutors at each session, with Paul Francis, Chris Holt, Jayne Birkett, and Marie Edwards all contributing to the teaching. For more details or to book, contact Jayne on jaynebirkett@sky.com


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Entry Requirements. To be accepted on the Next-Step courses you must have done the college’s First-Step course first. We regularly get enquiries from people who have trained in shamanism elsewhere and who want to skip the First-Steps course. From experience however, we have found that this is not a good idea, no matter how much prior experience people have. There are three main reasons for this:


  1. Our First-Steps course contains skills and information that are not part of other shamanic trainings.
  2. There are many very different approaches to shamanism. Because of this, we find that in order to understand Therapeutic Shamanism, people with prior experience almost always need to go back to basics and learn afresh. This is not a process that can be skipped.
  3. We teach Therapeutic Shamanism, with an emphasis not only on the spiritual side of the work, but the psychological and emotional aspects too. Consequently, to feel safe enough to work at this depth, students need to take time to see whether we feel like the right tutors for them. Likewise, as tutors we need to take time to see whether we feel people are right for this work, before accepting students on to the deeper courses.


If you haven’t done a First-Steps course yet, you can find the booking details here.


The In-Depth Courses


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Therapeutic Shamanism

 The Three Ravens College of Therapeutic Shamanism. Introduction to shamanism. Find out if shamanism is for you by doing a one-day workshop. Learn how to do a shamanic journey. Days are low-cost and held at venues throughout the UK. More dates are added regularly. Join the mailing list to keep informed.