Author: Amara Karuna
Amara taught Re-evaluation Co-counseling, a method of peer counseling, for over five years, and has been studying and practicing it since 1983. She developed her own approach to peer counseling in 1988, called Wholistic Peer Support, integrating many ideas from RC with spiritual meditation practices, psychic healing, and body-centered techniques. She is a member of La’akea Permaculture Community, near Pahoa, Hawaii. See amarakaruna.webs.com for information on trainings and services from Amara, www.karunaarts.com for her interfaith prayer flags, art, and Goddess clothing, and www.karunapublishing.com for inspirational music, books, and children’s books. For more information on La’akea trainings, see www.permaculture-hawaii.com. Articles by Amara Karuna include: Hand in Hand, Heart to Heart (Issue # 150) Geothermal Greenwashing and Injustice in Hawaii (Issue # 161)
With loving help from others, the old emotional distresses that can sabotage both our mental health and our relationships in community can be cleared and permanently resolved.