Psychedelics hold a promise of health and well-being, often by journeying beyond ourselves. How can we make the most of these healing experiences after they are over? Join Craig Salerno, MA, LAC, LPC as we explore the importance of integration.
This article explores the concept of 'interbeing' from Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh as a framework for integrating psychedelic experiences. Join psychologist Tomas Frymann, MA as we explore how the interconnection that psychedelics make visible can offer us healing.
Many of us are seeking opportunities to break out of our old ways, to grow, change, and develop into our best selves. Psychedelics can be a powerful catalyst to this change. Yet these medicines are not a "magic pill", but rather take intention, practice, and effort to work with and reap the rewards. Learn from Barbara Sanders, LCSW about how to enhance your transformation through psychedelic integration.
While there is a large focus today on substances and the experience of taking them, much of the healing potential these drugs offer comes through the integration of the experience afterwards. In this article, Brian Murphy, MEd, LCSW shares advice and insight into making the most of integration - whether your experience was over- or underwhelming - and generating the most healing for ourselves and our wider community.
These uncertain times have placed us all on a collective journey that can open us up to healing. Learn from Safa Boga about her patients' experiences.
Finding the best fit therapist for you can be a daunting task, whether or not the work involves psychedelics. In this article, we share insights into finding the best therapist for you - navigating the degrees of health professionals, reflecting on your own needs, listing questions to ask when interviewing a therapist, and more.
Non-ordinary states of consciousness hold psychological and spiritual contents that, when properly integrated, can offer tremendous life-affirming value. Aion Farvahar helps us explore these different states and the value they offer to seekers.
This is an introduction to a new guide for community-led peer integration circles, which will provide context and practical methods for setting up a peer circle, as well as critical considerations for how communities can effectively support themselves to meet their own integration needs. The guide is unique in that it takes an in-depth look
Article originally featured on Kahpi. Ryan was a meditator, experienced with ayahuasca, so it surprised him (not in a good way) when a disturbing ceremony revealed the world as hollow and grotesquely meaningless. In the aftermath, he felt dissociated and numb. It took him the better part of a year to recover, and he was
Journaling can be an incredibly valuable tool in your ayahuasca integration process, and indeed in working with all psychedelics. The process of writing—not for an audience, strictly for yourself—clarifies thoughts and feelings, helping you recognize patterns that run through your life.
In May 2017, the first psychedelic integration circle was hosted in Los Angeles with the purpose of creating a safe space for people to talk about non-ordinary states of consciousness and offer emotional support, educational information, and harm reduction strategies to individuals who use psychedelic substances. Nearly three years later, PsychedeLiA: Psychedelic Integration, Los Angeles’
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The psychedelic journey through other states of consciousness potentially impacts the journeyer mentally, emotionally, spiritually, physically and environmentally. Following these experiences there is an immediate need to return to baseline safely and with the least possible amount of disruption to our stability, while successfully assimilating themes and lessons that are illuminated. Touring through different realms