Navigating spiritual emergencies with Hannah Cross

by Numinus

Nov 23, 2021

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In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison are joined for the second time by Hannah Cross to explore psycho-spiritual emergencies. Hannah is a licensed clinical social worker, therapist, reiki master, yoga teacher, and all-around awesome person.  They discuss the following topics:

(1:22) Disclaimer about this topic
(3:52) Spiritual emergency defined
(8:26) A course in miracles
(10:46) The healing, expanding potential of a spiritual emergency 
(13:26) What does a spiritual emergency feel like?
(15:18) Pain in the context of a spiritual emergency 
(19:45) Spiritual emergency as a death and rebirth 
(21:50) Pema Chodron
(24:08) The psychedelic origin of Alcoholics Anonymous 
(27:11) How do you navigate a spiritual emergency?
(30:58) Mormon Stories Podcast
(30:59) Mormon Expression Podcast
(37:47) Holotropic breathwork 
(42:25) Should we try to evoke spiritual emergencies?
(45:23) What's the difference between spiritual emergencies and psychosis? 
(48:07) Carl Jung's Red Book

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Disclaimer: The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.

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