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New Mexico 5-Actions Program™ Community Training: Indigenous Healing Practices for Addiction
November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
This webinar will explore the nature of addiction and healing through indigenous wisdom grounded in treating the whole person – mind, body and spirit. We’ll discuss the Soul Wound, limitations of western medicine when disconnected from tribal culture and traditions, and how to optimize care by combining the best of indigenous and western practices. Understanding addiction as a message from spirit will be discussed.
- The nature of Soul Wound and its relationship to addiction
- Benefits of combing indigenous practices with traditional western medicine
- That you have within you the medicine to heal your wounds
- How to begin incorporating indigenous healing practices on your recovery journey
About the Presenter
John Fitzgerald is the creator of the 5-Actions Program™. Dr. Fitzgerald has been on Clinical Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Sciences University since 1998, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon since 2001, and a Certified Addiction Specialist since 2006. He holds a doctoral degree in systems science and social psychology from the Systems Science Graduate Program at Portland State University where he has also held an Adjunct Faculty position since 2007. His career has been devoted to understanding addiction and its treatments, and translating that knowledge into the 5-Actions Program.