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ENGLISH Traditional medicine (TM), variously known as ethno-medicine, folk medicine, native healing, or complementary and alternative medicine, is the oldest form of health care system that has stood the test of time. It is an ancient and culture-bound method of healing that humans have used to cope and deal with various diseases that have threatened… Continue reading 3

The connection between Psychology and Spirituality – La conexión entre Psicología y Espiritualidad

English Throughout my studies in psychology, there has always been a sharp divide, between practitioners of psychology and those of spirituality. On one end of the spectrum, most of mainstream psychology does not concern itself with issues of consciousness and spirit and rejects what is not scientifically quantifiable as a valid measure of a person’s… Continue reading The connection between Psychology and Spirituality – La conexión entre Psicología y Espiritualidad

From South America to South Africa_ De Sudamérica a Sudáfrica

English I have just finished my stay in Ecuador and have travelled 33 hours to South Africa. I have realized that even if Latin America has a wide range of mostly Catholic beliefs, the cultural and spiritual impact they have is still not fully considered in discussions of psychological care of cancer patients. These elements… Continue reading From South America to South Africa_ De Sudamérica a Sudáfrica