Reflecting on and exploring the connection between the environments in which we live and our moods, motivations and dreams, this insightful volume takes the growing field of terrapsychology into new and exciting directions.
This book draws together a group of contemporary voices in terrapsychology to explore lived topics, such as ecotransference encountered with sacred place, alternative mapping and expressions of solidarities with sacred sites, place dreaming, locianalysis, trans-species encounters, deep genealogy, terraplomacy and Hermeticism. The chapters focus on praxis, demonstrating how each author’s relationship with the more-than-human world has been reenchanted, revealing, remembering and co-creating relationships and community for life to flourish.
Co-edited by Craig Chalquist and Garret Barnwell this collection will interest scholars, students and practitioners across a range of fields, including analytical psychology, environment psychology, and cultural anthropology.
Garret Barnwell and Craig Chalquist
A Terrapsychological Engagment of the Elusive Eleusis
Alternative Mapping: Tracking Solidarity to Sacred Sites
Landscapes and Language: Place Dreaming in Terrapsychology
Home Birth and the Feminine Ecological Mystique
The Pulse of Resilience: A Terrapsychological Inquiry of Land and Heart
Paige P. DiPrete
Orcase Calling: A Personal Narrative of My Encounter with Orcas
Ancestral and Òrìṣà Shrines as Places of Deep Research
Re-Membering Our Fierce and Tender Love for this World
Kevin P. Filocamo
Mother Earth to Loving Water
Alison Lenora Lambert
Deep Genealogy: Connections Between Place and Family History
Terraplomacy: An Ecofeminist Model for Working with Conflict
Terrapsychology and the Soundscape
Hermeticism 2.0: An Earth- and Cosmos-Honoring Wisdom Path for Our Time?
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"Perhaps, the most important work humanity needs to shift towards is engaging with place – the lands we inhabit, the local ecology, our homes. Terrapsychology: Further Inquiry into Self, Place and Planet offers ways to enter this relationship that break our linear, western paradigms, and brings us back to story and soul. The writings teach us to reinhabit home, learn the herstory and depths of place, mend abuse and create healing, and re-embed our psyches and soma within the collective consciousness of land including all sentient and transpersonal beings. The writings within the book transform our realities and amply provide a path towards home and healing."
Jeanine M. Canty, CIIS Professor and author of Returning the Self to Nature: Undoing our Collective Narcissim and Healing Our Planet
"What an exciting gathering of essays on a cutting-edge topic: terrapsychology, a new/old revisioning of our relationships with place and the living natural presences in and around us! This will be an indispensable text for all who study psychology, ecopsychology, ecotherapy and ecospirituality."
Linda Buzzell, co-editor, Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind, Adjunct Faculty, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA
“This intriguing work provides one with multiple portals to more soulful connections with Earth, locally and globally. Each chapter invites us to experience our place in the world in new, exciting, and fascinating ways.”
Jeffrey T. Kiehl, author of Facing Climate Change, Jungian Analyst, Santa Cruz, CA