Joseph Jastrab

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Joseph Jastrab is co-founder and editor in chief of Turning Point (journal) and has been active in Conscious Elders Network "since its inception. Joseph’s writings have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies and his book, Sacred Manhood, Sacred Earth, is considered a pioneering work in the fields of ecopsychology and men’s spiritual development. He currently maintains a private counseling practice in Rifton, NY and serves as the Senior Teacher and a Program Developer for the Hero's Journey Foundation." [1]

From 1986: "Joseph Jastrab is a psychotherapist with a background in Psychosynthesis and Native American Medicine Ways. He is the Director of Earth Rise Foundation, where he guides Wilderness Vision Quests and workshops exploring the Nature/self relationship. Since 1982, he has been guiding the “Men’s Quest,” an annual nine-day wilderness rite of passage in the Adirondack Mountains of New York state. He also facilitates day-long and weekend retreats for men." [1] He recalled that "The most important single event was Keith Thompson’s New Age magazine interview with Robert Bly entitled “What Men Really Want” in the Spring of 1982. I read it, and the world stopped for a moment."

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  1. Turning Point Editorial Board, organizational web page, accessed March 27, 2018.