Category: W3 Reflection

Clown Doctors in NYC

Clown Doctors: Shaman Healers of Western Medicine reflects on the healing performed by professional clowns in various medical centers in New York City. These “Clown Doctors” are specially trained, not to provide conventional remedies to alleviate illness, but instead offer…

Clown Doctors in NYC

Clown Doctors in NYC was basically a way to look at an alternative therapy that is occurring here in the United States, that is related to a universal form of healing, as we see in Shamanism. The Clown Doctors use…

Shamans in the U.S./Western Hospitals

The article I chose for this week’s reflection post is “A Doctor for Disease, a Shaman for the Soul.” The article explores the integration of traditional Hmong healing practices and some other belief systems into Western facilities in the United…

Clown Doctors in New York City

I chose to read the article titled “Clown Doctors: Shaman Healers of Western Medicine.”  I am glad I read this article because it offered me insight on something I was not very familiar with.  This article discusses the lives of…

Clown Doctors in NYC

I chose the article “Clown Doctors: Shaman Healers of Western Medicine.” This article discusses the similarities of clowns in New York City Hospitals and the non-western healers, known as Shamans. These individuals work in special ways to heal and help…

Shamans in Western Hospitals

My article that I chose from this week’s lesson is the NY Times online article titled “A Doctor for Disease, a Shaman for the Soul”. The article is about the growing adoption of certain cultural healing processes the originate from…