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PSYCHEDELIC-ASSISTED

COUPLES THERAPY 

 

What is Psychedelic-Assisted Couples Therapy?

Psychedelic Couples Therapy is a specialized form of therapy that incorporates the use of psychedelic substances to enhance the therapeutic process for couples. It involves the intentional use of psychedelics in a therapeutic setting to facilitate deeper connection, communication, and healing within the relationship.

In Psychedelic Couples Therapy, both partners in a committed relationship participate in the therapy sessions, and a trained therapist guides the process. The specific approach and structure of sessions can vary depending on the therapist's training and the needs of the couple, but here are some common elements:

  1. Preparation and intention setting: Prior to the psychedelic session, the therapist works with the couple to establish clear intentions and goals for the therapy. They help the couple explore their individual and relational challenges, desires, and expectations for the psychedelic experience.

  2. Psychedelic session: During the psychedelic session, the couple consumes a carefully administered dose of a psychedelic substance, such as MDMA or psilocybin, under the supervision of the therapist. The therapist creates a safe and supportive environment for the couple, offering guidance and support throughout the session.

  3. Deepening connection and communication: The psychedelic experience can help couples access heightened states of empathy, emotional openness, and introspection. The therapist facilitates exercises and techniques to promote deepened communication, emotional connection, and understanding between partners. This may involve activities such as guided conversations, eye-gazing, or non-verbal exchanges.

  4. Processing and integration: After the psychedelic session, the therapist helps the couple process and integrate their experiences. They guide the couple in exploring the insights, emotions, and revelations that arose during the session and support them in integrating these experiences into their daily lives and relationship.

  5. Follow-up and integration support: The therapist may schedule follow-up sessions to continue the therapeutic process and support the ongoing integration of the psychedelic experience. They provide a safe space for the couple to discuss progress, challenges, and further exploration of their relationship.

Psychedelic-Assisted Couples Therapy aims to deepen the connection, communication, and understanding between partners, allowing for profound healing and growth within the relationship. It is important to work with a qualified therapist who is experienced in both couples therapy and the use of psychedelics to ensure a safe and supportive therapeutic process.

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Psychedelic-Assisted Couples Therapy is an approach that incorporates the use of psychedelic substances to enhance the therapeutic process for couples. It involves the guided and intentional use of psychedelics within a therapeutic setting to facilitate deeper exploration, healing, and growth within the relationship.

In Psychedelic-Assisted Couples Therapy, both partners in a committed relationship participate in the therapy sessions, and a trained therapist guides the process. The specific structure and activities within the therapy sessions can vary depending on the therapist's approach and the needs of the couple, but here are some common elements:

  1. Preparation and intention setting: The therapist works with the couple to establish clear intentions and goals for the therapy. They explore the individual and relational challenges, desires, and expectations that the couple brings to the psychedelic experience.

  2. Psychedelic session: During the psychedelic session, the couple consumes a carefully administered dose of a psychedelic substance, such as MDMA, psilocybin, or LSD, under the supervision of the therapist. The therapist creates a safe and supportive environment for the couple, offering guidance and support throughout the session.

  3. Deepening connection and communication: The psychedelic experience can help couples access heightened states of empathy, emotional openness, and introspection. The therapist facilitates exercises and techniques to promote deepened communication, emotional connection, and understanding between partners. This may involve activities such as guided conversations, bodywork, or shared experiences.

  4. Processing and integration: After the psychedelic session, the therapist helps the couple process and integrate their experiences. They guide the couple in exploring the insights, emotions, and revelations that arose during the session and support them in integrating these experiences into their daily lives and relationship.

  5. Follow-up and integration support: The therapist may schedule follow-up sessions to continue the therapeutic process and support the ongoing integration of the psychedelic experience. They provide a safe space for the couple to discuss progress, challenges, and further exploration of their relationship.

 

Psychedelic-Assisted Couples Therapy aims to facilitate deep healing, transformation, and growth within the relationship by harnessing the potential of psychedelics to enhance the therapeutic process. It is important to work with a qualified therapist who is experienced in both couples therapy and the use of psychedelics to ensure a safe and supportive therapeutic journey.

What happens in a Psychedelic-Assisted Couples Therapy session?

 

In a Psychedelic-Assisted Couples Therapy session, both partners in a committed relationship participate in a therapeutic session that incorporates the use of psychedelic substances. The specific structure and activities within a session can vary depending on the therapist's approach and the needs of the couple, but here are some common elements:

  1. Preparation and intention setting: The therapist works with the couple to establish clear intentions and goals for the psychedelic-assisted session. They explore the individual and relational challenges, desires, and expectations that the couple brings to the therapy.

  2. Psychedelic session: During the psychedelic-assisted session, the couple consumes a carefully administered dose of a psychedelic substance, such as MDMA, psilocybin, or LSD, under the supervision of the therapist. The therapist creates a safe and supportive environment for the couple, ensuring physical and emotional comfort throughout the session.

  3. Deepening connection and communication: The psychedelic experience can facilitate deepened connection, empathy, and emotional openness. The therapist guides the couple through exercises and activities designed to enhance communication, understanding, and intimacy. These may include guided conversations, non-verbal interactions, expressive arts, or body-centered practices.

  4. Exploring relational dynamics: The therapist supports the couple in exploring and understanding their relational dynamics and patterns. The psychedelic experience may provide insights and new perspectives that can shed light on underlying issues and dynamics within the relationship.

  5. Processing and integration: After the psychedelic session, the therapist helps the couple process and integrate their experiences. They provide a safe space for the couple to share their insights, emotions, and revelations that arose during the session. The therapist facilitates discussions to deepen understanding, address challenges, and foster integration of the psychedelic experience into their daily lives and relationship.

  6. Follow-up and integration support: The therapist may schedule follow-up sessions to continue the therapeutic process and provide ongoing support. These sessions allow the couple to discuss progress, explore further integration, and address any lingering questions or challenges that may arise.

 

Psychedelic-Assisted Couples Therapy aims to facilitate deep healing, transformation, and growth within the relationship by leveraging the potential of psychedelics to enhance the therapeutic process. It is crucial to work with a qualified therapist who is experienced in both couples therapy and the use of psychedelics to ensure a safe and supportive therapeutic journey.

 

 

 

Most important approaches in my praxis

 

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies

  • Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

  • Psychedelic Somatic Psychotherapy (PSIP)

  • Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy

  • Cannabis-Assisted Psychotherapy

  • Psychedelic Integration Therapy

  • Psychedelic Harm Reduction

Coaching

  • Individual and group/team coaching

  • Corporate/organizational coaching

  • Workshops, trainings

         

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