José Luis Stevens

Affiliate Faculty - Leadership Institute

  • Ph.D. California Institute of Integral Studies

José Luis Stevens, Ph.D., is the president and co-founder (with wife Lena Stevens) of Power Path Seminars, an international school and consulting firm dedicated to the study and application of shamanism and indigenous wisdom to business and  everyday life. Stevens completed a ten year apprenticeship with a Huichol Maracame (shaman) in the Sierras of Central Mexico. In addition he is studying intensively with Shipibo (shamans) in the Peruvian Amazon and with Pacos, (shamans) in the Andes in Peru

In 1983 he completed his doctoral dissertation at the California Institute of Integral Studies, focusing on the interface between shamanism and western psychological counseling. Since then he has studied cross cultural shamanism around the world to distill the core elements of shamanic healing and practice. As an international lecturer and consultant he has worked with a huge range of individuals and businesses to help them discover their most effective path of service and success. He has had the good fortune to work with individuals at the highest levels of government and professional life to support their understanding of their own potential and that of their associates.

As an integral part of this work Stevens has helped to develop systems for understanding people that are unparalleled in the field of psychology and business.

Stevens is a licensed Clinical Social Worker, Life coach, and master teacher with more than thirty five years of experience. In addition he is the author of ten books and numerous articles including The Power Path, Secrets of Shamanism, Transforming Your Dragons, and Praying with Power.