About Sandra, her books and tapes

Sandra Ingerman is the author of Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self Harper San Francisco 1991, Welcome Home: Following Your Soul’s Journey Home, Harper San Francisco 1.994, A Fall to Grace, Moon Tree Rising Productions 1997, and Medicine for the Earth, Three Rivers Press 2001. She is also the author of "The Beginner's Guide to Shamanic Journeying" and "The Soul Retreval Journey" lecture programs and the book and CD program Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner's Guide produced by Sounds True.

Sandra has an MA in Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. She teaches workshops on shamanism around the world and was formerly the Educational Director of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies directed by Michael Harner. Sandra is recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into our modern day culture addressing the needs of our times. Sandra is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Mental Health Counselor in the state of New Mexico.

For those of you reading this web page who are not familiar with my work, here are some books and tapes you might be interested in:

You can also order any of the books or tapes listed directly by going to the book section of www.shamanicteachers.com


New ! How to Heal Toxic Thoughts: Simple Tools for Personal Transformation
(Sterling 2007).

How to Heal Toxic Thoughts teaches readers how to identify toxic thoughts, transmute negative energy, and shield themselves from the harmful influences others project out of ignorance. Filled with pragmatic tools for coping with negative thoughts and emotions, Ingerman helps readers transform toxic thoughts into feelings of peace, harmony, and love.

"Sandra Ingerman beautifully explains how our thoughts create our lives
and impact others. All the while, she restores the light and magic from deep in
our souls."
Carol Schaefer, author of Grandmothers: Counsel the World.


Miracles for the Earth.
This is a package containing two CDs. The first CD includes a lecture on the Medicine for the Earth priniciples. The second CD contains guided visualizations, meditations, and exercises to use as spiritual practices to bring the work into your life. This does include a guided visualization for transfiguration.

Order from Sounds True www.soundstrue.com or 800-333-9185.


Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner’s Guide
In this book I give all the instructions needed to journey to the Lower World, Upper World, and Middle World to meet up with your personal helping spirits. Through journeying you can retrieve information for change in any area of your life – from spirituality and health to world and relationships. I had the opportunity to share what I have learned from studying and teaching shamanism over the last twenty years. The book includes case studies and a chapter on suggestions of journeys that you can take for guidance and help. The book includes a 60 minute practice CD with three drumming tracks for shamanic journeying.
You can order this book from Sounds True: www.soundstrue.com or call 800-333-9185 or 303-665-3151 or by going to www.shamanicteachers.com.

“Sandra Ingerman’s great gift is that she skillfully teaches us how shamanic journeying can be used for guidance, empowerment, renewal, divination, and healing. This is an exceptional resource and guidebook, accessible to anyone, anywhere, anytime!”
Angeles Arrien, Ph.D., author of the The Four-Fold Way and Signs of Life.


Soul Retrieval; Mending the Fragmented Self (Harper San Francisco 1991).
In this book I describe the ancient shamanic healing method of soul retrieval and how I have applied it to our culture today to heal emotional and physical trauma.

“Through the shamanic framework of ‘soul loss’ and ‘soul retrieval’ Sandra Ingerman offers us a window through which some of our myriad nonphysical interactions can be recognized, understood and honored.” Gary Zukav, author of The Seat of the Soul.

New edition with added Afterword


Welcome Home: Following Your Soul’s Journey Home (Harper San Francisco 1993).
This book is the second part of Soul Retrieval. I focus on life after healing. After we have worked with what happened to us in the past, it is now time for us to see that we have new options to create a positive present and future. I show some steps to walk down this new path.

“Healing is a passionate process of transforming our woundedness into wisdom. When the insights are integrated and the treasure claimed, we might ask, ‘so what’s next? Where do I go now?’ Read and enjoy as Sandra Ingerman leads you down the path of creativity, joy and integration.” Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind.



A Fall to Grace (Moon Tree Rising productions 1997).
This book is a visionary fiction describing my spiritual journey over the last 20 years. I have created a workbook for this book on this website, which you can go back and review.

A Fall to Grace is a teaching story about the healing power of love and the spiritual transformation available in the gift of intimate relationships-” Angeles Arrien, Ph.D., author of The Four- Fold Way and Signs of Life.

“Sandra Ingerman’s novel is delightful, poignant, and sure to inspire courage in us all.” Jamie Sams, author of Medicine Cards and The 13 Original Clan Mothers.

“Sandra Ingerman has somehow found words for the wordless. Read and remember.” Eliot Cowan, author of Plant Spirit Medicine.


Medicine for the Earth: How to Transform Personal and Environmental Toxins (Three Rivers Press 2001).
Drawing on the wisdom of ancient and modern-day mystics, I explain how to tap into this knowledge and use it to solve the problem of pollution and other maladies plaguing the planet.

“Ingerman is a gifted healer, visionary, scholar, and teacher. This book is urgently needed.” Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Reinventing Medicine and Healing Words.

A masterpiece of alchemy with practical ways to transform and heal our lives and the earth.” Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D., author of Shaman, Healer, Sage and Dance of the Four Winds.

“In this beautifully written book, Sandra Ingerman shows us how work with our spirit allies to restore the health and vitality of degraded natural environments. A major contribution to the integration of shamanic procedures with radical ecology.” Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., author of Green Psychology.


"The Beginner's Guide Guide to Shamanic Journeying" Sounds True 2003.
This 70 minute CD includes a lecture on shamanic journeying as well as instructions on how to meet spiritual helpers and journey to the Lower World, Middle World and Upper World. The CD concludes with a ten minuite drumming session to use for shamanic journeying. You can order this CD from Sounds TRue at 800-333-9185 or 303-665-3151. You can also order from the Sounds True web page at www.soundstrue.com


“The Soul Retrieval Journey” (Sounds True 1997).
This lecture includes a general discussion on shamanism, illness from a shamanic perspective as well as a talk on the information in Soul Retrieval and Welcome Home. You can order this CD from Sounds True at 800-333-9185 or 303-665-3151. The catalogue number is #A342.

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