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Endorsements for The Gift of Shamanism



"Itzhak Beery is a master storyteller who shares his fascinating journey from skeptical non-believer to becoming a gifted shamanic healer and teacher. 'The Gift of Shamanism'is filled with powerful and engaging stories of transformation that inspire us to tap into our shamanic potential. Brilliant book!"

Sandra Ingerman, author of "Soul Retrieval" and "Walking in Light: The Everyday Empowerment of Shamanic Life"




"Read on. Be amazed and inspired. Above all, be open to your own powers . . .

This is a testament of personal awakening and a lesson to others, but most of all it is an affirmation of the power that shamanic traditions offer us during this time of extreme planetary vulnerability."


John Perkins - bestselling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man and Shapeshifting





“A beautifully crafted and inspiring work. Beery is a modern-day shaman who reveals to us the landscape of the soul in a profound and deeply transformative way. Read this book!”


 Alberto Villoldo PhD, bestselling author of Shaman, Healer, Sage, and One Spirit Medicine. -




"In this beautiful book, Itzhak Beery, a powerful seer and agent of change, illumines through the ancient art of storytelling - the mystical worlds coinciding everyday reality and the inner magic we each carry."


Llyn Roberts, MA, award-winning author of Shapeshifting into Higher Consciousness, Speaking with Nature coauthored with Sandra Ingerman, and other titles.




“A new spiritual complex has taken form in our time as increasing numbersof people are learning to walk the shaman’s path of direct revelation to connect with the hidden worlds of spirit and with the transpersonal forces that reside there. Itzhak Beery's The Gift of Shamanism offers clear teachings as well as riveting testimonials about what becomes possible when we walk this path with humility, reverence, and discipline. He is to be commended as he has created very good medicine. I love this book!"

Hank Wesselman PhD., anthropologist and author of The Spiritwalker Trilogy, the award-winning Awakening to the Spirit World (with Sandra Ingerman) and the Bowl of Light: Ancestral Wisdom from a Hawaiian Shaman.




"The wonderful message of Itzhak Beery's excellent book, The Gift of Shamanism, is that everyone has this gift. It is our birthright. Through personal stories from his own life and the lives of his many clients, Beery's gift to readers is his deep understanding of what makes a shaman and how a shaman lives in this confusing world. Even better, his story teaches us to trust the visions we have of another world of spirit that can ease the burden of confusion and empower our personal lives with wholeness and meaning."

Tom Cowan is the author of Fire in the Head: Shamanism and the Celtic Spirit and Yearning for the Wind: Celtic Reflections on Nature and the Soul.




"Itzhak gifts us with an eclectic array of healing stories that bridge sacred tradition and present-day living. This wonderful healer teaches us how to connect with spirits and forces that diagnose and heal."


Margaret De Wys author of Black Smoke: Healing and Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Ecstatic Healing: A journey into the Shamanic World of Spirit Possession and Miraculous Medicine.



"Itzhak Beery's has has a long career dealing with extraordinary realms.  I heartily recommend this book to learn how he works, including how he facilitates spirit communication and spiritual healing, helping people connect with their shamanic abilities, including visions, out-of-body experiences, dreams, and his work with ayuhuasca.  He has distilled his years of experience into this marvelous volume."  


Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD - Author, Remapping Your Mind and Coyote Medicine, and 

Executive Director, the Coyote Institute, Augusta, Maine



“The Gift of Shamanism is eloquent and mesmerizing. It offers an utterly fresh perspective that may reveal shamanic wisdom embedded in your own long-neglected life circumstances.”


Ariel Orr Jordan, psychotherapist, writer/director, and coconceived The Vagina Monologues*



"For a world desperately seeking magical solutions, "The Gift of Shamanism" offers a treasure map, shamanaut toolkit, and field guide to boldly take us where few have gone before."


Jonathan Talat Phillips, co-founder of Reality Sandwich web magazine and The Evolver Network, Author, The Electric Jesus: The Healing Journey of a Contemporary Gnostic


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