About Myself

Kwey (Hello),

My name is Pete Bernard and I am an Algonquin from the Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation in Golden Lake, Ontario, Canada. 

My only interest in healing was to heal myself from my early childhood traumas, and that is work that is ongoing.

In learning to work with myself, I was able to learn how to work with others and hold space for them. My own work brought me to a place of compassion for myself, and others too.

No one is perfect. We all make mistakes, are all flawed, but in that there is also beauty, and much Medicine.

Can you imagine coming for a session knowing you are not going to be judged? That someone can allow you to be yourself, and hold that space for you to have the healing experience you need to? It's what we do.

I offer private healing ceremonies, rituals, group healing events, various training programs for those interested in learning to heal.

I am available for public speaking, conferences, keynote addresses, and traveling to do retreats and training.

Along with being trained in Medicine Work, I am also a Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Certified Hypnotist, Instructor of Hypnotherapy (certified by the American Board of Hypnotherapy [ABH]), The 8th Fire, Inc. is an ABH Approved School of Hypnosis, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Practitioner, Medical Qigong, Reiki Master, and trained in other types of healing.

We do charity work in terms of volunteering time for healing causes, fund raise for Omàmiwininì Pimàdjwowin - The Algonquin Way Cultural Centre, and work at Blue Skies Recovery, Addiction Treatment Wellness Centre.

In addition to that, I do house calls on the First Nation for community members and Elders, and hospital visits for them as well.

I found my "why?" My calling is to help you find yours.

The 8th Fire and Pete Bernard do not provide medical or psychological services. Please contact your healthcare provider for those services.

Meegwetch (Thank You),


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The 8th Fire

Ottawa ON Canada K0A1L0