International Teacher and Traditional Healer
My English name is Patricia Anne Davis, MA and my ceremonial name is used only for personal ceremony. It translates to "peacemaker" or "one who greets others with peace". I have spent a life time learning and practicing healing knowledge and processes, beginning with my own father, who was a medicine person who made his lifetime priority healing three generations of people in ceremonies. He was my teacher from birth in the home and in ceremonies until his transition in 1983.
I earned a BA in Psychology from the University of AZ and an MA in Whole System Design, the language and techniques of creative change, from the Center for Creative Change at the Antioch University in Seattle, WA. I worked in the Health and Human Services profession in every position in the continuum of care for Behavioral Health, Social Services and Mental Health for over 20 years. I am an original writer of "The Beauty Way Curriculum" K-12 Prevention Education for addiction recovery and wellness restoration in both the English and Navajo language, published in 1990.
Currently, I am in private practice as a Teacher/Healer and Organizational Consultant/Facilitator. I translated the Navajo-Dineh blessingway healing ceremony into an Indigenous Ceremonial Change Process that is cross-cultural, inter-generational, inclusive and universal in practical application. The ICCP can be translated into any language. I have traveled to 8 countries to teach and heal people.