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PSYCHEDELIC INTEGRATION 

THERAPY 

 

What is Psychedelic Integration Therapy?

Psychedelic Integration Therapy is a form of therapy that focuses on supporting individuals in integrating and making sense of their psychedelic experiences. It is designed to help individuals process and integrate insights, emotions, and lessons from their psychedelic journeys into their everyday lives.

The key components of Psychedelic Integration Therapy include:

  1. Processing the experience: The therapist provides a safe and supportive space for individuals to discuss their psychedelic experiences. This may involve exploring the thoughts, emotions, visuals, and insights that arose during the journey.

  2. Making meaning: The therapist helps individuals explore the significance and personal relevance of their psychedelic experiences. This can involve discussing the themes, symbols, and metaphors that emerged and how they relate to the individual's life, values, and goals.

  3. Emotional integration: The therapist supports individuals in processing and integrating any difficult or intense emotions that were experienced during the psychedelic journey. This may involve exploring unresolved emotional issues or traumas that were brought to the surface.

  4. Integration into daily life: The therapist works with individuals to identify practical ways to incorporate the insights and lessons from the psychedelic experience into their everyday life. This can include setting intentions, making behavioral changes, and cultivating new perspectives and practices.

  5. Self-reflection and self-care: Psychedelic Integration Therapy encourages individuals to develop self-reflection skills and self-care practices to support ongoing integration and personal growth. This may involve journaling, meditation, mindfulness, or other activities that promote self-awareness and well-being.

Psychedelic Integration Therapy is often used as a follow-up therapy after a psychedelic experience, whether it was facilitated in a therapeutic context or self-administered. It can help individuals make sense of their experiences, deepen their understanding, and support positive changes in their lives. It's important to work with a qualified therapist who is experienced in psychedelic integration to ensure a safe and supportive therapeutic process.

 

What happens in a Psychedelic Integration Therapy session?

 

In a Psychedelic Integration Therapy session, the therapist provides a safe and supportive space for individuals to process and integrate their psychedelic experiences. The specific structure and activities within a session may vary depending on the therapist's approach and the individual's needs, but here are some common elements:

  1. Initial assessment: The therapist begins by conducting an initial assessment to gather information about the individual's psychedelic experiences, intentions, and goals for therapy. They may also explore the individual's mental health history, current challenges, and support systems.

  2. Exploration of the psychedelic experience: The therapist encourages the individual to share their psychedelic experiences, discussing the thoughts, emotions, visuals, and insights that arose during the journey. The therapist listens attentively, asks questions, and facilitates a deeper understanding of the experience.

  3. Processing emotions and insights: The therapist helps the individual process and integrate any challenging emotions or intense insights that emerged during the psychedelic experience. They provide a non-judgmental and supportive environment for the individual to explore and make meaning of these experiences.

  4. Integration into daily life: The therapist collaborates with the individual to identify practical ways to integrate the insights and lessons from the psychedelic experience into their everyday life. This can involve setting intentions, making behavioral changes, and exploring new perspectives and practices.

  5. Coping strategies and self-care: The therapist may assist the individual in developing coping strategies and self-care practices to support ongoing integration and well-being. This can include exploring mindfulness techniques, relaxation exercises, journaling, or other activities that promote self-reflection and self-care.

  6. Support and follow-up: The therapist provides ongoing support and may schedule follow-up sessions to track progress, address challenges, and continue the integration process. They may also offer resources or referrals to additional support, such as workshops, community groups, or other therapeutic modalities.

It's important to note that the specific structure and activities in Psychedelic Integration Therapy sessions can vary depending on the therapist's approach and the needs of the individual. The therapist's role is to provide a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive space for the individual to process their experiences and facilitate their personal growth and integration.

 

 

 

 

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

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  • Corporate/organizational coaching

  • Workshops, trainings

         

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