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Healing for Liberation: Integrating Indigenous Healing into Your Clinical Practice: Part II

  • 02/13/2021
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Zoom


During this experiential session, participants will learn about the fundamentals of liberation psychology, and how indigenous practices can provide therapeutic tools for healing through liberation. Specifically, participants will learn about indigenous healing practices through activities, discussions, and exploration of their interests in these practices, and how to integrate these practices into their own clinical work.  

Learning objectives:

1) Participants will be able to list culturally-responsive ways to explore the integration of indigenous healing into their clinical practice.

2) Participants will be able to identify their interests in indigenous healing practices.

3) Participants will be able to identify at least two indigenous healing practices.

Presenters' bios:

Ana Guadalupe Reyes, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, CHST, is Reiki Master and Shamanic Practitioner. Ana intentionally integrates holistic approaches into their clinical practice to accompany clients through their healing process. As an engaged activist and scholar, Ana actively participates in community forums about immigration and advocacy efforts in support of racialized and marginalized communities.

Michael Ryan, LGPC, NCC is a high school counselor and therapist in Montgomery County, Maryland. He uses shamanic skills and healing in his personal life, and has performed ancestral healings, divinations, and dream interpretations for others. He was in the process of becoming a shamanic practitioner before the COVID-19 pandemic. He has completed the 9-month Soul Compass Path with Stephanie Seger, and is currently studying with Christina Pratt at the Last Mask Center.

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MASERVIC is a division of The Maryland Counseling Association, Inc.  The Maryland Counseling Association is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2021, and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC Credit are clearly identified. MCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs

As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the Maryland Counseling Association, Inc. uses all funds to support the mission, vision, purpose, and needs for counselors in the State of Maryland. Therefore, all registration fees are final and non-refundable.”

1.5 NBCC credit hours earned.

Registration fees:

  • Professional rate: 25.00
  • MCA members: 15.00 
  • MASERVIC members: 10.00

(MCA & MASERVIC members, reach out to Dr. Maya Georgieva, MASERVIC President at to request your special registration code.)


The Zoom link will be emailed to you by 11:59 pm EST on February 12.

Questions? Reach out to Dr. Maya Georgieva at

Maryland Counseling Association

915 Russell Ave, Suite B Gaithersburg, MD 20879


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