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Transformation House

"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart… Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awak­ens." -Carl Jung

The Transformation House Soul Recovery Program provides a safe place and a support­ive process for those desir­ing a deep­er level of inten­sive mind-body-spir­it trans­for­ma­tion. Whether you wish to deep­en your spir­i­tu­al connec­tion, move from one phase of life to anoth­er, work on self-defeat­ing behav­ior patterns, process and release addic­tions, walk through a dark night of the soul or discov­er your sacred purpose, every­thing you expe­ri­ence at Transformation House is designed to re-estab­lish your connec­tion to your deep­er Self.

Come to Transformation House and Awaken the Shaman within™…

Transformation House offers a vari­ety of program expe­ri­ences, tailored to the needs of the indi­vid­ual and facil­i­tat­ed by our Transformation House staff.

Among the services offered are:

  • Shamanic Breathwork(®) sessions.
  • Soul return and extrac­tion.
  • 30 Shamanic Questions.
  • Shamanic Art process­es.
  • Bodywork.
  • One-on-one coun­sel­ing.
  • Group work (if groups are here).
  • Nature time.
  • Journal time.
  • Introduction to the Shamanic 12-steps.
  • Special cere­monies and ritu­als.
  • A Going Home Soul Purpose Plan.

Additional services offered:

  • A purifi­ca­tion lodge.
  • An astrol­o­gy read­ing.
  • Additional one-on-one sessions.
  • Additional massage.
  • Reiki.
  • Acupuncture.
  • A dietary assess­ment.
  • Supplemental sugges­tions.
  • Essential oil treat­ments.
  • And more!

Transformation House is a program of the Venus Rising Association for Transformation and is locat­ed at Loveland Sanctuary in the Isis Cove Community in the magi­cal blue moun­tains of Western North Carolina, near Asheville. Venus Rising Association stew­ards Dove Mountain, adja­cent to the Isis Cove Community, with hiking trails, sever­al outdoor temples and quiet medi­ta­tion spots on the land.

We ask that you plan on a two week mini­mum stay as our expe­ri­ence teach­es us that time is required to take ourselves apart and put ourselves back togeth­er again.  This process will give you the oppor­tu­ni­ty to prac­tice being your authen­tic self so that you can take that back into your life and your rela­tion­ships.

We must be will­ing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is wait­ing for us.” -Joseph Campbell

Our Transformation House staff is made up of gift­ed Shamanic Ministers who walk and embody the path of Shamanic Soul Recovery, led by Linda Star Wolf, Venus Rising Association Founder & Director and Transformation House Spiritual Director, and Ruby Falconer, Venus Rising Association Assistant Director and Transformation House Managing Director.

About Transformation House

  • Transformation House is not a treat­ment center.  If you require prima­ry treat­ment for an active addic­tion or mental health emer­gency, we will be happy to refer you to an appro­pri­ate medical treat­ment center. Transformation House is a shaman­ic psychos­pir­i­tu­al program for person­al trans­for­ma­tion.  Whether you find your­self deal­ing with spir­i­tu­al emer­gency, anxi­ety, a lack of Sacred Purpose, or a lack of mean­ing in your life, the Transformation House Soul Recovery Program will support you through your person­al jour­ney of trans­for­ma­tion and empow­er­ment.
  • A phone inter­view is required prior to enrolling. The Transformation House Soul Recovery Program is not covered by insur­ance as we are not a medical facil­i­ty. We accept cred­it cards and will work with you to help you plan your trans­for­ma­tion­al retreat here.
  • We offer NAADAC CEUs for profes­sion­als who want to do inner work as part of their train­ing.  The two-week Transformation House Soul Recovery Program may also be trans­ferred to our Venus Rising Association train­ing programs if one should decide to become a Shamanic Minister, a Shamanic Breathwork™ Facilitator or to seek a degree with Venus Rising University.
  • If you would like addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion on the Transformation House Soul Recovery Program, please contact Venus Rising at: or 828–631-2305.

Transformation House Soul Recovery Program was a vision and creation of Brad Collins, beloved Co-Director of Venus Rising Association and husband of Linda Star Wolf.  Brad dedi­cat­ed his life to recov­ery and the pursuit of Soulful Sobriety.  He passed from this plane of exis­tence on August 2, 2014.

Transformation House is owned and oper­at­ed by Venus Rising Association for Transformation, a 501(c)3 non-prof­it Shamanic Psycho Spiritual Organization offer­ing wisdom teach­ings and tools for person­al trans­for­ma­tion.