The Sacred Path Beyond Trauma: Reaching the Divine Through Nature's Healing Symbols (Paperback)
Providing a bridge between abuse-focused therapy and depth psychology, this book shows how one's most terrifying experiences can lead to a sacred path for life. Focusing on the healing power of nature, Ellen Macfarland says that although people are traumatized throughout life, they need not live as victims.
About the Author
Ellen Macfarland practiced psychotherapy for twenty years. She leads popular workshops nationally on the healing of trauma from a depth perspective. The founder and director of Brookfield Counseling Services, a nonprofit agency providing mental health care for those unable to pay, she lives in Big Sky, Montana.
“Ellen Macfarland’s book The Sacred Path Beyond Trauma is a fascinating and insightful exploration of the healing power of Nature in experiences of trauma.”
—from the foreword by Dr. Robert Romanyshyn, author of The Soul in Grief
“Dr. Macfarland elegantly weaves the reciprocity between the individual and nature. This dance between the individual and nature is the delicate tao that is essential to the very survival of the human soul and the fragile planet that we inhabit.”
—Ashok Bedi, MD, Jungian analyst and author of Path to the Soul and Awaken the Slumbering Goddess