Psychedelics can be a powerful tool for mental health, but you don’t have to process alone! Integrating your psychedelic experience is a key part of the healing process, often more important than the journey itself. Find your therapist at Psychedelic Support with this guide from Communications Manager Jen Rusciano.
Finding a therapist who specializes in psychedelic integration can be difficult. Thankfully, the Psychedelic Support Network makes it easy to find a licensed and qualified therapist in your area, today!
The Psychedelic Support Network is a directory of credentialed therapists who specialize in psychedelic integration. Listed therapists have been extensively vetted and are ready to help you find peace of mind and awareness in your body. And the best part? Enter your location into the search bar above, and you’ll be shown a list of available therapists for your area.
Psychedelics have the potential to provide healing for many people, and they are currently being studied in clinical trials. But, this therapy is often not legally accessible, which leads many people to use psychedelics underground. A vital part of healing involves integration. Integration helps you process your psychedelic experience, make meaning, and learn lessons to continue your healing journey. Psychedelic therapists often say that integration is more important than the psychedelic journey itself. But how can I find a therapist to help support my integration? And more importantly, how do I know if they are my match?
1. Search for Your Therapist in the Psychedelic Support Directory
Log on to the Psychedelic Support Network at https://psychedelic.support to search our comprehensive database of psychedelic therapists from all over the world. While the Directory is one of the most important features on the site, you can also sign up for classes, read articles, and connect with your local psychedelic community.
2. Use Filters to Narrow the List
Use the search filters to learn more about practitioners in your area who specialize in what you are looking for. You can search by what you want help with; provider services, profession (like psychologist or social worker), a specific substance, a population specialty, and or the provider’s race.
3. Find Your Therapist
Once you find a therapist, you want to see if you connect with their approach towards the work. Are you drawn towards parts work, art therapy, Somatics, talk therapy? Check out their the ‘How I work with clients’ and Biography’ sections, specialties, services, languages, their website, and more. This will help you see if you they’re the right fit for you.
4. Connect with Your Therapist
Use the contact button to send an email directly to your potential therapist. Be sure to explain who you are and what kind of support you are looking for. Remember that therapists cannot provide illegal substances and cannot sit with you if you are actively under the influence of substance. They can help you process your rich experience and connect with it and the healing it contains more deeply.
Using these four easy steps, you can make the most out of your psychedelic healing journeys and receive all the support you need and the benefits of integration and general mental health care.Want to learn more? Connect with your integration therapist now at the Psychedelic Support Network.