Ismana Carney’s work is deeply grounded in Jungian approaches to dream analysis, archetypal psychology, and cultivating the soul via earth-centered rituals and transpersonal therapeutic practices.
Ismana holds a doctorate in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She has taught college courses in comparative world religions with special emphasis on indigenous spirituality and mystical traditions. She has practiced Sufism for many years and has deeply immersed herself in the Zen traditions of Buddhism.
For almost three decades Ismana has been involved both professionally and personally with Native American indigenous tribal communities and their cultural and spiritual traditions. She has been a participant and facilitator of indigenous-based rituals for several years.
Ismana is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose works focus on Native American culture and spirituality.
There are many kinds of energy medicine and one of the most powerful forms is connecting with the energy of nature – the earth, plants, water and even fire. For indigenous cultures around the world, including Native Americans, spirituality is a way of life and their rituals were connected to the specific qualities of the land they called “home”. They felt the earth was our mother, the sky our fa…Read More