Are you called to the Shamanic path? How do we integrate the authentic Native American traditions into our modern world? The shaman is the wounded healer in Native American tradition. As we heal ourselves, our inner wisdom comes to the surface. As a psychotherapist, Irene Siegel understands how spiritual initiation arises from trauma. We are all experiencing some form of personal or planetary crisis. We become aware of the gifts in crisis as we follow a journey of spiritual initiation. Inner focus, mindfulness, and meditation are the doorways in. Paths of initiation are woven into our modern day cultural beliefs. Mental health and health crises can awaken us to our greatest potential as healers. Irene Siegel discusses the personal meaning of her journey with Incan shamanic teachers. Appreciation to teachers of indigenous backgrounds for keeping this body of knowledge alive. They believe that the Earth is dying, and that the new shamans must come from the west.