Practitioner Training

A Two Year Practitioner Training in Healing The Shadow

Leading to a Qualification as a Healing The Shadow practitioner

This training will be of interest to anyone wishing to pursue a path of facilitating deep emotional process work:

  • You will learn how to facilitate deep process shadow work.
  • You will learn a comprehensive range of skills and techniques to hold a spectrum of different types of trauma and wounding.
  • You will learn to build authentic, healing relationships with your clients.
  • You will learn a clear theoretical framework, central to which is an understanding of the four archetypes.
  • You will gain all the expertise necessary for setting up in practice as a Healing The Shadow practitioner.

    The next two year training starts in September 2021. 

    For full information about practitioner trainings please see the  Trainings Website

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The Lover – or Feeling Body

An article by Marianne Hill – Healing The Shadow Practitioner and Trainer

This post gives an introduction to the Lover archetype. The Lover is an aspect of ourselves that we all have inside us. However, as shadows form in our early life, many of us lose touch with the sensitivity, spontaneity and vulnerability of this side of ourselves which drives – either consciously or unconsciously – many of our decisions and actions. Continue Reading

The Warrior Archetype – Interview

With Marianne Hill – Healing The Shadow Practitioner and Trainer.

This is the transcript of an interview by Carolyn Clitheroe, a psychotherapy student who has developed an interest in shadow work and the archetypes. In relation to her studies she interviewed Marianne about the Warrior archetype.

The discussions are wide-ranging and a variety of topics relating to the Warrior are discussed –  power, boundaries, commitment, protection, trustworthiness, integrity, trauma and more. Inevitably the other three archetypes – the Lover, the Sovereign and the Magician – are also spoken about, since all four archetypes are intimately related. Continue Reading

The Lover Archetype – Interview

With Marianne Hill – Healing The Shadow practitioner and Trainer

This is the transcript of an interview by Carolyn Clitheroe, a psychotherapy student who has developed an interest in shadow work and the archetypes. In relation to her studies she interviewed Marianne about the Lover archetype. This is the fourth in a series of interviews, the first was the Sovereign archetype interview, the second was the Warrior archetype interview and the third was the Magician archetype interview. Before the Sovereign interview transcript there is a simple overview of all four archetypes. If you’re not familiar with the four archetypes you may wish to take a look at this summary to help put this Lover interview in to context.

This interview took place in The Green Room in Frome, Somerset in May 2018 and focuses on our inner Lover. The discussions are wide-ranging and a variety of topics relating to the Lover are discussed – Intimacy and attachment, grief and loss, the inner child, body wisdom, addictions, sex and more… Inevitably the other three archetypes – the Magician, the Warrior and the Sovereign – are also discussed, since all four archetypes are interwoven and interdependent.

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The Magician Archetype – Interview

With Marianne Hill – Healing The Shadow Practitioner and Trainer

This is the transcript of an interview by Carolyn Clitheroe, a psychotherapy student who has developed an interest in shadow work and the archetypes. In relation to her studies she interviewed Marianne about the Magician archetype. This is the third in a series of interviews, the first was the Sovereign archetype interview, the second was the Warrior archetype interview. Before the Sovereign interview transcript there is a simple overview of all four archetypes. If you’re not familiar with the four archetypes you may wish to take a look at this summary to help put this Magician interview in to context.

This interview took place in Bristol in May 2018 and focuses on our inner Magician. The discussions are wide-ranging and a variety of topics relating to the Magician are discussed – transformation and trauma, truth and lies, shame and fear, power and abuse, wildness and freedom and more… Inevitably the other three archetypes – the Lover, the Warrior and the Sovereign – are also discussed, since all four archetypes are interwoven and interdependent.

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