September 2019 – How to be Spiritual but not Religious – She Hive, Ferndale MI
August 2019 – Intro to Priestessing – She Hive, Ferndale MI
August 2019 – “I need a letter for my dog: Multidisciplinary Considerations of the Emotional Support Animal Certification” – A symposium at the American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Chicago Il.
August 2019 – “Tails from the dog park – a mixed method analysis of dog park members ship” – A poster the American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Chicago IL.
February 2019 – “I need a letter for my dog: Multidisciplinary Considerations of the Emotional Support Animal Certification” – A panel presentation at the Interdisciplinary Forum for Applied Animal Behavior annual conference, Tempe AZ.
Creating Sacred Space – Feb 4th, 2017 – 1pm-4pm
The American Priest/ess Training Program is offering 8 workshops in 2017. This is the first of the series and teaches how to create sacred space for rituals, ceremonies, healing and protection. Space is limited to 20 people. Tickets are 60.00 until Jan. 21st, then increase to 85.00.
Information about the series is below.
Workshops conclude with a formal ritual or ceremony,
to assure experiential learning.
February 4, 2016 – 1pm-4pm – Sacred Space: Principles of Sacred Space Creation and Maintenance, Symbol Systems, Intentionality and Ethics.
March 18, 2017 – 1pm-4pm – Ritual & Ceremony: Types of Rituals, Ritual Recipes, Use, Clearing and Charging of Magical Tools.
May 6, 2017 – 1pm-4pm – Intermediate Ritual & Ceremony: Metaphors in Magical Work, Attributes and Correspondences, Embodied Ceremonial Movement.
June 17, 2017 – 1pm-4pm – Energetic Intelligence: Chakra Balancing, Aura-work, Self Protection and Energetic Frequency Management Skills.
July 29, 2017 – 1pm-4pm – Intermediate Energetic Intelligence: Divination & Oracles, Reiki I (initiation included).
September 16, 2017 – 1pm-4pm – The Self of the Priestess / Priest: The Tarot “Fool’s Journey” as a template for Spiritual Awakening, Personality & Magical Work, Self as Instrument of Healing.
October 28, 2017 – 1pm-4pm – Shadow-work & Ancestors: Integration of polarities, Anima & Animus in Ritual, Family Constellation Work and Altars.
December 9 – 3pm-8pm (note time change) – Winter Solstice Ritual: Previous trainings will be synthesized into a formal initiation ritual for those who have completed all 7 previous trainings & the Capstone Project. Each student may bring one guest to this potluck Winter Solstice Ceremony.
Feb 4-Dec 9 – Capstone Project / Independent Study: This is an opportunity to enter into an independent study of an area of interest. Comprehensive readings and a course project exhibiting mastery are required.
Workshops occur at:
Betz King & Associates – 26105 Orchard Lk Rd #207
Farm. Hills, MI 48336 (248) 788-5798
Second Saturday Psycho-Spiritual Soul Collage
Bies, C. & King, B. (2015). Red Tent Movie: Things we don’t talk about. Michigan School of Professional Psychology. Farmington Hills MI.
King, B., Dunn, C., Klaver, J & Brennan, J. (2015). From Property to Family: The Moral and Ethical Imperative of Companion Animal Stewardship. EcoJustice & Activism Conference – Eastern Michigan University. Ypsilanti MI.
King, B. (2015). Ofrenda de mi Perra. EcoJustice & Activism Conference – Eastern Michigan University. Ypsilanti MI.
King, B. (2015). Gestalt Collage: A Projective Self-Inquiry Intervention. APA Division 32 – Annual Conference, Chicago IL.
King, B. (2014). The Celtic Goddesses. Goddess Bless Celebration. November 22. Farmington Hills MI.
Goddess Tea 2-4 pm Dr. Betz King will lead a discussion on the Celtic Goddesses during the tea while attendees enjoy sweet treats and tea. Local merchants have provided discounts to attendees.
4-7pm Psychic Readings at The Sacred Sage and Mini Healing sessions atPeaceful Spirit Studio with Deanna Chisholm of Urban Eden 1111. She will be offering mini Healing sessions: Life activation, negative spell/energy removal, Smudging, personel blessings, chakra balancing and more!
Goddess Activation Ritual 7 pm The Goddess as a Healer
Tickets: Tea $35 Ritual $10 Both $40 available at The Sacred Sage or Peaceful Spirit Studio. Cash or check only. Call for more information 248-987-2191
The Celtic Goddesses @ The GoddessBless Celebration
Lecture references and resources
Jean Shinoda Bolen – Goddesses in every woman
Jen Delyth – Celtic folk soul (and her website)
Mike Harris – Awen: The quest of the Celtic mysteries
The Celtic Tradition
Voices of the Goddess
Brigit: Sun of Womanhood
The Goddess Path
Goddesses in World Culture (3 volumes)
Emma Restall Orr – Spirits of the sacred grove (a daily meditation).
Leonard Schlain – The goddess and the alphabet
RJ Stewart – Celtic Myths, Celtic Legends
Association for the study of women and mythology – www.womenandmyth.org
Sisterhood of Avalon –
Lydia Ruyle – Goddesses, Icons and Herstory
Shawna Carol – Goddess Chant
“Ofrenda De Mi Perra” Fri Oct 24-Sun Nov 2nd
An altar honoring our dead puppy Morgaine.
Detroit Institute of Arts Ofrenda Exhibit – Fri Oct 24-Sun Nov 2nd.
Artist talk on Sunday Nov 2nd @ 2pm. Special Exhibits South, 2nd floor. $8.00 adm.