Cannabis-Assisted Psychedelic Therapy
Did you know that when cannabis is used intentionally and skillfully, it is just as potent as other psychedelic medicines in therapeutic settings? Our clients commonly report experiences that are as potent and psychedelic as MDMA, Psilocybin, Ayahuasca and even DMT.
According to the American Art Therapy Association, Art Therapy is “a mental health profession in which clients, facilitated by the art therapist, use art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem.”
Somatic (body-centered) trauma therapy acknowledges just how much is stored within the physical body. Trauma lives in our cells, and deep in our bones. It runs through our nervous systems; it runs through the generations. And as loaded a term as “trauma” is, trauma is also normal. If you live in a human body, you have experienced trauma of some kind.
Ketamine-assisted Psychedelic Therapy
Ketamine is a safe, legal, and highly effective psychedelic medicine being used to treat depression, trauma and anxiety. It is a dissociative anesthetic (dissociation being a sense of disconnection from one’s ordinary reality and sense of self) that is commonly used in surgeries and hospitals worldwide.
Cannabis psychiatry skillfully combines the scientific knowledge of the endocannabinoid system with the practice of modern psychiatry, using cannabis as a psychopharmacological tool.
Medicinal Mindfulness is of and in allyship to the LGBTQIA+ community. We offer a compassionate space in which to explore the intersectionality of identities that exist within both affirming and shaming social-cultural contexts.
Group Psychedelic Therapy: The Heartship Experience
Several years ago I was standing in front of the stove, cooking mac and cheese for my little girl, and staring off into space. I was daydreaming about the building I had designed to support our Conscious Cannabis Circles and my daughter walked up to me and showed me her doll, “Daddy, my baby’s name is Heartship,” she said….
Psychotherapy supports the development of conscious parenting skill sets by helping to expand awareness of what’s happening in our relationships with our children as well as provide tools to use in-the-moment or in general.
There may be times in our lives when depression takes hold of us and makes things feel impossible, hopeless, or very, very dark. Depression, sadness, stuckness, anxiety, immense overwhelm, whatever you want to call it, is a form of being lost in the dark.