Published Writings and Presentations

J. Phoenix Smith Presentations on Ecotherapy and Ecospiritual Practices

• “Amplifying the Healing Aspects of the Natural World: A Multicultural Perspective”, Presented to Staff at Edgewood Family Services, San Francisco, CA 2011
• “Nature as Medicine”, Presented at the Black Women’s Media Project: Be Still Retreat 2010,2011
• “Lucumi Spiritual Tradition: Orisa as Spirits of Nature” and Orisa Earthhonoring Ritual with Dr. Michael Mason at Hunter’s Point, San Francisco, CA and West Oakland, CA 2010, 2011”, Presented at Earth Medicine Alliance Conference

Ecotherapy News Articles:
I’ve published a few articles in Ecotherapy News. Click the image or link below to read my article on page 03.


Earth Medicine Alliance: 2010 and 2011 Co-Presenter with Dr. Michael Mason two workshops on the Orisa Babaluaiy and Olokun also conducted Orisa ceremonies in nature at Hunter’s Point and West Oakland

Black Women’s Media Project: Be Still Retreat Nature Meditation

Responding to the Call of the Ancestors: Transforming Vinegar into Honey Festival of the Bones II: What is Remembered Lives. Oakland, CA Orikire Publications, 2010.

Emotional Impact of Climate Change: Recorded on the H2O Network Radio Show: Finding Light in the Eye of the Storm, Ecoanxiety is not a mental illness but a normal response to the environmental, cultural, economic and social changes that are occurring on the planet today.

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