CHAD CORNELL MH
Chad Cornell, Master Herbalist, is a co-founder of the Our Common Roots Program and the writer and presenter in the feature film. Chad is actively involved in educating audiences ranging from medical students, school teachers, private classes, wilderness retreat groups, and apprentices. His focus of interest ranges from herbalism and natural healing methods to meditation, guided visualization, and a variety of arts and forms of creative expression. Chad and his wife Nancy Hall III own Hollowreed Holistic in Winnipeg.
Chad has been passionately studying and practicing natural healing methods for the past 20 years. He is well steeped in the traditions of both Eastern and Western Herbalism as well as other long standing methods of natural healing. Chad is currently practicing in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, where he has operated the Hollow Reed Holistic Healing Centre for the past 11 years.
Chad is actively involved in educating audiences ranging from children to university medical students, school teachers to nature retreat groups. He has an ongoing apprenticeship program, community level classes, and has co-created the film Our Common Roots and the Next Generation Herbalism online learning program. Chad holds a great respect for the variety of teachings he has received from herbalists, medicine people, and healers from all over the Americas™ and Turtle Island. He is currently a co-facilitator of the Summer Ethnobotany Program at the University of Winnipeg, Indigenous Studies Department; designed to deepen students knowledge of botanical healing and traditional ways.
Chad is committed to supporting food / medicine security through the sharing of knowledge and is dedicated to a vision of a healthy, well informed, and well aligned next generation. Such a vision requires that all nations and medical models work as one toward the common goal of a true state of health. Chad is an advocate of good-relations, caring for the land and stewardship. He suggests that we ask not only what plants can do for humankind but what we can do for the plant world also.
SPIRITUAL HEALING CRISIS OR MENTAL ILLNESS. A THREE PART SERIES.
Marjolaine Forest in conversation with Herbalist, Holistic Therapist and Teacher Chad Cornell. Chad discusses what works for him as a therapist in dealing with people who use psycho-active plants. How do we navigate this part of the illness in the best way possible? What are the holistic perspectives and approaches that can come into play in our daily lives.
Part 1 – Spiritual Healing Crisis or Mental Illness
Part 2 – Spiritual Healing Crisis or Mental Illness
Part 3 – Spiritual Healing Crisis or Mental Illness