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Recommended Healers in Other Countries

“Nothing happens until the pain of remaining the same outweighs the pain of change.” - Arthur Burt

If you are unable to attend our ayahuasca retreats in Peru, or would like additional help upon your return home, the Hummingbird Healing Center recommends the following healers in different locations around the world.

All of the listed healers have visited the Hummingbird Healing Center multiple times, and are of the highest integrity and skill. They are from different healing traditions, and have given workshops and offered healing services while at the center.

These healers can be a great nearby resource for helping you work through any new challenges that may arise in your life. They each have extensive experience with ayahuasca and huachuma (san pedro) and are able to help you integrate your experiences with those medicines. All of our clients who were fortunate enough to share an ayahuasca retreat with them greatly benefited from their presence.

Orion

Orion - NSW, AustraliaOrion is an initiated shaman in the Spirit of the Earth Medicine Society of Australia. He is trained in both Australian Aboriginal and Native American Ways. He offers one-on-one work, healing retreats and vision quests, and holds a monthly Men's Fire Circle. His passion is helping men free themselves from the false conditioning of our societies so they can be their authentic selves.

With his background as a combat engineer in the Australian Military, Orion is especially skilled in helping veterans recover from PTSD. Orion is also a shamanic teacher and, after years of study, one of his students recently completed their 5 day initiation process here at the Hummingbird Healing Center. You may connect with Orion through his Truth and Power website.

Orion is also the founder of the The Wyla Centre for Wellness, a non-profit organization dedicated to healing trauma, including PTSD. Their program is Integrative Medicine and combines the best of all healing worlds whilst looking to create community in the process. It embraces the best of psychology while integrating the best of the "old" ways including Sweat Lodge and community rituals.

Stacy Keast (Silver Bear)

Stacy Keast (Silver Bear) - Lincolnshire, EnglandStacy Keast is a renowned shamanic teacher and mentor, dedicated to sharing the wisdom and transformative power of shamanism with individuals around the world. With a deep passion for ancient practices and a profound connection to the spiritual realms, Stacy has become a respected figure in the field of shamanism. Bringing updated shamanism to our western lives. You may connect with Stacy through her Shamanic Training and Healing website.

Her journey in shamanism began with extensive training from shipibo curanderos in Peru and Tuvan Siberian shamans. These immersive experiences allowed her to dive into the depths of shamanic knowledge and develop a profound understanding of the healing potential within.

Stacy's commitment to her craft is exemplified by her annual return to these sacred lands, continuously seeking to deepen her understanding and expand her skills. This ongoing exploration enables her to blend traditional wisdom with the evolving needs of the Western culture.

As a shamanic teacher, Stacy has guided and trained hundreds of students worldwide. Her expertise and dedication have earned her global recognition, and she has become a trusted mentor for those seeking to embark on their own shamanic journeys. Stacy's ability to nurture and support her students throughout their personal growth is a testament to her compassionate and nurturing nature.

Stacy's teachings cover a wide range of shamanic practices, including journeying, energy healing, Shamanic Practitioner Certification, plant medicine, and drumming. Her courses and trainings provide a safe space for individuals to explore their spirituality, heal old wounds, and rediscover their true selves. Through her guidance, students are empowered to step into their personal power, embrace their authenticity, and live a life of emotional freedom.

With a focus on practical application, Stacy equips her students with the necessary tools and techniques to incorporate shamanic practices into their daily lives. Whether it's through crafting medicine drums, connecting with spirit guides, or facilitating healing circles, Stacy empowers her students to create profound shifts within themselves and their communities.

Stacy's passion for shamanism extends beyond teaching. She actively contributes to the shamanic community through writing, speaking engagements, and collaborations with fellow practitioners. Her dedication to preserving and evolving the ancient art of shamanism shines through in all aspects of her work.

Join Stacy on a transformative journey of self-discovery, healing, and spiritual growth. Through her teachings and mentorship, you will unlock the profound wisdom and beauty of shamanic practices, empowering you to create positive change in your life and the world around you.

Darlene Joy

Darlene Joy - Colorado, United StatesDarlene Joy, a clairvoyant and empath, has been providing personal readings to clients for more than 20 years. During a six-year period, she was a frequent visitor at Hummingbird Healing Retreat Center and worked at a huachuma medicine center in Cusco, Peru. Through a blend of her extensive medicine experience and innate gifts, she has grown into a respected medicine healer, expanding her roles to include teaching and guiding ceremonies. With a decade of hands-on experience involving ayahuasca, huachuma (San Pedro), and psilocybin mushrooms, Darlene consistently showcases a unique ability to connect with plant and fungi spirits. She provides individuals with valuable insight, guidance, and direction throughout their medicine journeys.

Considering exploring the realm of indigenous medicines? Darlene's preparatory sessions have the potential to elevate your experience, complemented by integration sessions following your journey. Frequently underestimated, the preparation phase holds a pivotal role in determining the success of your interactions with the medicine, influencing whether you persevere in this transformative path or potentially walk away disappointed. In these preparatory sessions, Darlene underscores the significance of maintaining presence amidst ceremony challenges, imparts effective techniques for balance, engages in discussions about dietary considerations, and assists in defining personal goals and intentions—all in the context of surrendering ultimately to the wisdom of the medicine.

Equally vital is the integration process, given that incorporating profound experiences into daily life can pose challenges. Darlene plays a crucial role in charting a path forward, offering a supportive environment to share experiences with someone who grasps the deeper dimensions of encounters with plant medicine. Leveraging her extensive experience, she steers individuals toward understanding what healing medicines aspire to bring to humanity—an experience both unique to each person and shared by all. Integration unfolds gradually over time and occasionally extends across additional ceremonies.

Passionate about her work with spirit and plant medicines, Darlene's mission is to convey the wisdom of the medicine to her students and clients. Her journey remains an ongoing exploration as a lifelong student of plant medicines. For more information, please visit Woman of the Medicines website.