Mark C. Howard: Iboga Provider, Co-founder of IbogaSoul Shamanic Healing, Initiate of the Bwiti Tradition
Mark specializes in providing Iboga root bark as well as it's total alkaloid extract along with the African spiritual tradition, Bwiti,
to seekers in the west searching to healdepression, PTSD, anxiety, addictions and to reconnect with their soul. He has spent nearly 5 years in Vancouver BC with his team treating 100’s of people in medically supervised sessions using this shamanistic way of healing the body, mind and reconnecting the soul. Initiated into the Missoko Bwiti as well as completed
a Rite of Passage into manhood in Gabon, Africa.
Mark is training a team of apprentices who support him in maintaining the integrity of the Bwiti tradition in this medicine practice. IbogaSoul is featured in the upcoming documentary MicrodoseMe that follows a young woman in the throes of opiate addiction. Mark has been trained in the Bwiti tradition by shamans in Gabon, Africa and maintains a healthy supply of ceremonially harvested Iboga root bark.
Robyn K. Howard: Iboga Provider, Co-founder of IbogaSoul Shamanic Healing, Initiate of the Bwiti Tradition
Robyn serves guests with traditional spiritual showers using sacred herbs, music and techniques taught by healers in Gabon as
well as assisting in ceremony nights and guided psycho spiritual journeys. Initiated into the Missoko Bwiti as well as completed
a Rite of Passage into womanhood in Gabon.
Robyn has been involved with this sacred medicine for 8 years and continually applies the Bwiti teachings into everyday life. Robyn has curated traditionally inspired workshops for guests that assist them in delving deeply into their sensorial world, out of their mind, to form a conscious connection with the spiritual world.
Patrick Fishley: RN BScN CC. (27 years in ER/ICU) Dealing also with Mental Health illness and addiction related care prot
ocols. Involved as nursing supervisor with liberty root since inception 2013 up to now including IbogaSoul as Nursing Director and medical liaison. Key nursing facilitator for Fast Track system ,within acute ER setting, which has been adopted as Minor Treatment, utilized by Interior health. 11 years with Legacy of Sight and Transplant team at Vancouver General Hospital.
Click here to watch E.Bast interviewing Patrick.
Michelle Fishley LPN/ Booking Manager
Michelle Fishley: LPN for 11 years and head booking manager for IbogaSoul. Michelle exercises care and due diligence to assist guests in applying for Iboga treatment. Along with husband, Patrick, this dynamic duo extends IbogaSoul's values of helping others help themselves create a happier life.
Elizabeth Bast: IbogaSoul Ceremony/Aftercare Support
Elizabeth Bast serves as a writer, poet, yoga & meditation teacher, performance artist, healing artist, musician, and holistic life coach specializing in entheogenic medicine integration, addiction recovery, & women’s empowerment. She studied at New College of San Francisco with an emphasis on Art and Social Change. Bast is the author of "Heart Medicine: A True Love Story - One Couple's Quest for the Sacred Iboga Medicine & the Cure for Addiction." She brings 24 years of yoga and tantra practice, two yoga teacher trainings, and years of personal study in different healing modalities including shamanic movement arts with maestra Anandha Ray, MA, MA, DTR.
Chor Boogie: IbogaSoul Ceremony/Aftercare Support
Chor Boogie, a.k.a. Joaquin Lamar Hailey, is a critically acclaimed spray paint artist. His art is being used in the film MicrodoseMe which features the IbogaSoul team helping a young woman in the throes of opiate addition. To be released 2019.
He was recently honoured by Société Perrier as being number three among the Top Ten U.S. Street Artists. His visionary murals and art exhibitions have appeared all over the globe including venues such as the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, the Smithsonian, Museum of Public Arts in Baton Rouge, Museum of Art Puerto Rico, the LA Art Fair, Torrance Art Museum in Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, Museum of Man in San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art, Children’s Museum in San Diego, Syracuse University Museum, and the Vision Arts Festival in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. Watch the artist at work here.
Geoff Acres: IbogaSoul House Manager
Geoff is an invaluable member of the IbogaSoul family. He offers support pre/during/post sessions to both guests and staff.
We just love him!
Volunteers: (You know who you are!)
We have been blessed with the continued support of returning guests who offer assistance during the long ceremony night and aftercare days. Thank you everyone who has helped out during sessions.
We value creating a safe setting with medical supervision and spiritual protection while providing Iboga in it's traditional shamanistic way to help people heal pain and welcome love back into their lives.