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Dr. Joe Mancini, Jr.



$120.00 per person.

A non-refundable check must be sent at least one week before the workshop to insure your place.

Limited to 12 participants. 




119 Rock Creek Ct

Frederick, MD 21702



Please call us at 301.526.2043 or send us an email.

Come join me and others on another journey into an expanded awareness of yourself! 

Explorations in Consciousness:

A Day-Long Workshop on Psychic Protection


Next Workshop:

To Be Announced

8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


There are many ways to psychically protect yourself, whether you travel in altered states of consciousness or or on the "highways and byways" of ordinary consciousness, where you may meet, for instance, what one author calls "energy drainers." These ways of protecting yourself include, but are not limited to, the use of essential oils, flower essences, crystals (and crystal bowls), colors, sounds (the human voice, music, drumming), sacred shields, physical postures, pentagrams and other sacred emblems, talismans; the connection to power animals, angels, spirit guides, elementals, archetypes and ascended masters; and the use of visualizations and rituals. 

While we certainly will not cover all of these resources, we will definitely begin with a conversation about what psychic protection is as well as some misconceptions about the need for it. We will focus also a bit on how you, yourself, may unintentionally or intentionally send negative energy towards others. Then we will focus on some of the resources in depth and a few others in passing, given the needs of the group and the time alloted. The work on psychic protection by such authors as Ted Andrews, Judy Hall, Dion Fortune, Caitlin Matthews, Murry Hope, Joe Slate and Dorothy Harbour will inform our study.

Participants should be grounded in this life, meaning that they use what they learn to enhance their lives and those of others in this incarnation. Anyone who wishes to participate, but who has not attended one of my other workshops will need to have a brief phone conversation with me to make sure the workshop is the right fit for him or her. This is not group therapy.

Workshop Logistics:

DATE: Saturday, November 3, 2007 
WHEN: 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. 
WHERE: 315 Autumn Wind Way, Rockville, MD. 
FEE: $110.00 per person; a non-refundable check must be sent at least a week before the workshop to insure your place; limited to 12 participants. 
WHAT TO BRING: small pillow, blanket, bag lunch (no time to go to a restaurant), pen, pad 
WHAT IS PROVIDED: bagels, tea, instant coffee, jam, cream cheese in the morning: fruit, nuts, cookies for an afternoon snack. 
REFRIGERATION and MICROWAVE available for your lunch.

Testimonials for Other Venues of Explorations in Consciousness:

Each "Explorations of Consciousness" evening, Joe begins by providing us with some point of departure. Overall, however, ours is an organic and ever- developing group process. Sometimes Joe throws out an occasional anchor: a didactic point here, an insight born of much study or experience there, or perhaps an analysis that cuts to the chase of a sharing or open discussion. Guided meditations and hypnotic experiences also serve as rich material to mine. I love our free form structure of individual and group exploration, a process that provides infinite and often surprising possibilities. Each one of us becomes an intrepid adventurer, a receptive and open witness, and a contributor.

--S.M., Writer, Freelance Consultant


Working with Joe over the past nine years has been the most valuable gift I have ever given has been a wonderful journey of self discovery and has allowed me to move forward in my life to places that I never dreamed possible. The three-session workshop just completed was another fine example of what is waiting ahead to be discovered about myself and how to have magic in my life. Sitting in circle like-minded people is a true honor. Thank you, Joe, and I'm looking forward to the next three!!!

--T.N., An Open-minded, Everyday Individual


The Explorations Circle is a great opportunity to grow spiritually without the context of religion. It's an opportunity to listen to and express opinions on life in a safe and welcoming environment. Spending time with other spiritual individuals is a great step out of daily work life. Every month I look forward to the meetings!!

-- A.S. Project Manager


Every meeting with Joe is an adventure in discovery. I've done a number of Joe's classes and workshops, and I always come away with a sense of awe. The lessons learned from Joe (and the other "students") continue to reverberate through my life and leave me wanting to come back for more.

--M.M. Systems Engineer


The Explorations in Consciousness Weekend challenged my beliefs about what our 'selves' really are. Being able to see my 'self' from the perspective of future, past, and counterpart selves helped me touch my own uniqueness. I felt safe enough to stop the chatter of my conscious mind and allow my inner self to speak clearly and act freely. As usual, Joe pushes the envelope when designing distinctive and challenging personal growth experiences and, yet, maintains safety and acceptance within the group dynamic.

--C.Z., Data Warehouse Architect


Joe Mancini's workshop allowed me to imagine "other lives" and thus discover different aspects of myself that were hidden away in my suconscious. The structure was both fun and culminating in the integration of all those lives I had imagined. I there on a real, natural high; and I am still processing the insights that came from that weekend. But I am not surprised at the value gained from working with Joe, for he is a truly insightful facilitator of individual and group processes and an inventive leader of transformative events.

--E. R., Nurse


Consciousness exploration is not a typical weekend activity for a busy manager. But being open to new options in the power of the mind has proved a productive and useful pursuit for me with Joe Mancini. The workshop opened access to new areas of brainspace which have enhanced my intuitive and creative powers, while reducing over-analyzing and random judgments. I have always been told that we only use 10of our brain capacity. This workshop has given me the means to double that utility. As someone who interacts with powerful people all the time, I find that my work with Joe has improved my confidence, insight, intuitive powers and my ability to connect people of all genders, ages and backgrounds. I have found my interaction more authentic and grounded. This course is one more new and very powerful method in the work I have done with Joe over the years.

--L.B., VP, Federal Govt. Relations for Major Professional Services Firm.


Through one of the many ingenious exercises in the weekend, I figuratively (or was it literally?) stepped into the shoes of several other people I met while under hypnosis, people facing similar issues as I am, but who deal with them vastly differently. For a short time, I took on their thoughts, their feelings, even their bodies. Skeptical, I wondered how I could ever benefit from this brief relationship with imagined people so unfamiliar and foreign to me. But stepping so effectively and intimately into the "other" actually helped me recognize more of myself; for I saw immediately how several, long-denied emotions and possibilities for self expression became instantly available to my psyche for the first time, perhaps since childhood, perhaps ever. What an awakening! I was astounded at how relevant and powerful this experience was for me. I will never forget it. Next time, it could be your turn. You won't regret it!

--S.M., Writer/Consultant


The Exploration of Consciousness weekend was an incredible experience! At times I felt like I was coming out of the clouds and seeing a clear sky for the very first time. Having taken this wonderful journey has broadened my horizons to an incredible and miraculous level. As a result This voyage has had profoundly positive effects on my relationships with my family, friends and the employees I lead. Joe and Liz, are an incredible team, who, with their vast wisdom and love, have helped me see life in a completely new and beautiful way.

--S.F., Federal Government Supervisor


For me, Joe's workshop was a subtle, yet effective tool in creating what I want for my life. A week after my experience at Joe's retreat I had breakthroughs in two areas of my life. One was my relationship and the other my health. I highly recommend Joe as a facilitator for you to reach your goals.

--L.E., Internet Entrepreneur


Imagine being guided into a trance state, a type of light sleep akin to lucid dreaming, in which you remember your experiences in great detail. Imagine letting your subconscious delve into lost, forgotten, hidden, repressed, neglected parts of your psyche, your memory, your ideas and fantasies, your emotions, your past and possibly your future. Imagine examining, reflecting upon, analyzing, learning from what you see in your mind's eye during your trance. Imagine understanding what you do, need, want, feel, believe in. Imagine shaping your future self based on these experiences and insights. And imagine doing so seven times in two days, in a secure circle of like- minded soul journeyers, guided by the sure hand of Joseph Mancini, magician extraordinaire, mentor, guru, student of the inner arts. That was my awesome experience of the Explorations In Consciousness weekend!

--J.Z., O.D. Specialist

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