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Psychedelics, Hallucinogens and Entheogens: What Clinicians Need to Know

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Objectives

  1. Analyze known mechanisms of action for psychedelics, MDMA, and dissociatives as they relate to case conceptualization.
  2. Evaluate recent clinical trials, other research on psychedelics, and their treatment implications.
  3. Determine contraindications to using psychedelics in therapy, as well as other potential risks of use.
  4. Appraise the basic concepts of psychedelic integration as related to clinical treatment.
  5. Utilize clinical strategies to talk about psychedelics when your clients bring up their experiences in session.
  6. Analyze the ethical challenges that may arise when discussing use of psychedelics in session.

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Types of Psychedelic Substances: What You Need to Know

History & Context of Psychedelic Use: The Research Legal Avenues for Experiencing Psychedelics: Paths Clients May Take Ethical Considerations for Your Clients Ethical Considerations in the Therapy Room Psychotherapy Preparation & Integration

Copyright : 07/15/2020

Psychedelics in Therapy: New Ways to Catalyze Healing

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  1. Evaluate the results of clinical trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD and their treatment implications. 
  2. Determine the clinical uses of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in the treatment of trauma. 
  3. Appraise the role therapists play in the sessions while the client is under the effects of these drugs, and how to facilitate the talk-therapy sessions that precede and follow it to improve client outcomes. 
  4. Assess the risks and limitations of MDMA and psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy. 

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Copyright : 01/12/2021

MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy & Ecstasy: Cutting-Edge Research, Assessment & Intervention for Trauma, Anxiety & More

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Objectives

  1. Appraise recent clinical trials and other research done with MDMA as it relates to clinical practice. 
  2. Evaluate contraindications to using MDMA and other potential risks of use as related to clinical treatment.  
  3. Analyze legal and ethical considerations of MDMA-assisted therapy as it relates to clinical practice. 
  4. Evaluate the scientific research of how MDMA works in the brain and the body for a better understanding relating to client outcomes. 

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MDMA vs. Ecstasy: What You Need to Know 

The Science Behind MDMA-Assisted Therapy 

Evidence-Based Clinical Skills for Better Treatment 

Legal & Ethical Considerations 

Copyright : 09/29/2020

Psychedelics in Modern Healing

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Four Concepts of Therapeutic Psychedelic Use

Psychedelics & Pain

1960’s Cultural Phenomenon & Psychedelics

Creation of Retreats

Psychedelic Drugs

Q&A; Introduction to Andrew Tatarski (Center for Optimal Living)

Objectives

  1. Appraise the differences among various psychedelic substances and their potential uses in a therapeutic setting. 
  2. Investigate the process of introducing and preparing for a psychedelic-based session with clients. 
  3. Assess how to integrate what has been experienced and learned in a psychedelic journey after the session. 

Copyright : 03/23/2019

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy: The Psychotherapy Whose Time Has Come

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Objectives

  1. Appraise research related to psychedelic-assisted therapy and efficacy across diagnostic categories.
  2. Evaluate the growing utilization of mental health professionals in the use of psychedelic-assisted therapies.
  3. Investigate the neurobiological underpinnings of psychedelic facilitation of psychotherapy.

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Copyright : 12/04/2020