Paranormal Phenomena/Are you a werewolf?

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I noticed that your name is listed in the category of mythical creatures at all experts. You say in your biography that you are a therian. Isn't that a person who shapeshifts into an animal?
If so, what animal do you become? Does it happen on a full moon or can you do it at will?

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Hi, Anna,
I am a spiritual therianthrope.  'Therian' is simply a modern shorthand for the term.  It is not a person who shapeshifts into an animal.  Physical shapeshifting is most likely impossible.  Spiritual therianthropy is the feeling/memory/conviction that one is a non-human animal in mind/spirit (not physically).  Any shifting which occurs is mental, astral, auric, etc.  The moon is not involved, and spiritual therianthropes are not werewolves in any classic sense of the term, although some do use the term.  It is also not related to clinical lycanthropy, as spiritual therianthropes have control over their shifting and behavior (it is not a mental disorder).  It is not related to having a totem animal, or invoking a totem animal (as in some shamanic practices).

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Winged Wolf

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I have knowledge and experience with psi (psychic) abilities, spirit entities, and other unusual energy phenomena. I will urge you to consider both mundane and metaphysical explanations and solutions, as sometimes a thump in the attic is a ghost, but often it's just a squirrel. I also have knowledge and experience with topics related to real vampirism, therianthropy, and otherkin.

Experience

I have over 20 years of experience in energy working practices and psionics, and I create construct entities for a living.

Organizations
The Psion Guild

Publications
I have written "Beginning Psionics: A Psionics Training Manual", and "The Care and Feeding of Vampires: An Energy-Workers' Guide to Real Vampirism", both of which are published through Lulu and have received excellent reviews.

Education/Credentials
Extensively self-taught and mentored by other experienced practitioners in this field.

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