January 1st, 2013 and I sit reflecting upon my practice as a Counseling Psychologist. The professional reputation built over the past thirty-five years is holding me in good stead and I am “busy”. Yet today for the first time, I sense a weariness, fleeting, albeit powerful enough to think about “how to retire” from meeting with twenty plus clients a week.
This is a presentation by Clinical Professor David Joske given at Living with Cancer: Information for General Practice - July 24 2012.
When I was little, one of my favorite picture books told the story of Urashima Taro…
This is an old Shinto story that tells of a kingdom of serpent people under the sea, where the Dragon King, Ryu-wo, ruled in a spectacular palace of crystal and coral. He was said to have a human body, and a serpent entwined in his crown. Known for his nobility and wisdom, Ryu-wo was a guardian of the Shinto faith. People who had fallen into the sea were said to have lived on forever in the kingdom of Ryu-wo. In the story, Urashima Taro goes to live at the bottom of the sea with the Dragon Princess…
After our initial Reiki training, my wife and I teamed with several other practitioners to spread the Reiki word and increase our Reiki practice. Through a connection of one of our members, we were asked by the Oncology Supportive Care Coordinator (SCC) to speak to a cancer support group in our local hospital.
Frans and Bronwen Stiene interview Margaret Gargan who has spent the last 31 years of her life working as a cancer specialist in the field of nursing and in founding integrative healthcare systems in Australia.
Q. My dog, who is 9 years old, was diagnosed with lymphoma and I have completed Reiki I – can I give him Reiki?
Frans and Bronwen Stiene interview Graham King, a professional Reiki practitioner who works 26 hours a week in a pediatric oncology ward and a teenage cancer unit in the UK.
Frans and Bronwen Stiene interview Julie Anderson from New Zealand.