PSYCHEDELIC INTEGRATION SESSIONS
There is a wealth of research published worldwide about the powerful effects of psychedelic assisted therapy, Ella can support you in prep and aftercare.
THEMES THAT MAY BE EXPLORED INCLUDE:
Harm minimisation, safety, and self-care
Risk assessment regarding your mental health and psychedelics
A safe place to share experiences without the fear of interpretation or diagnostic labels
Practical advice on how to balance mystical and transformative experiences with living everyday life, and being able to seek value and joy in the ordinary
A safe place to explore spiritual crisis
Professional risk assessment skills to help with navigating suicidal thoughts, painful, frightening or other challenging aspects of mind
Support to process fear of death and existential anxiety
Supportive space to unpack conditioning, cultural beliefs, norms and values
DISCLAIMER: I do not provide psychoactive or illicit substances.
I do not conduct or promote psychedelic psychotherapy outside of approved clinical trials
and I do not provide referrals to “underground” (illegal) psychedelic services.
Ella is a graduate of Mind Medicine Australia’s ‘Certificate of Psychedelic Assisted Therapy’, a charity who are advocating for the use of Psilocybin for people with treatment resistant depression and MDMA for PTSD. There is enormous potential for a range of treatment options such as MDMA assisted couples therapy when these medicines become available legally. Until then, Integration sessions are available in Cairns with Ella, to support people who have undertaken community healing circles or sessions and want to ensure they get the most benefit out of this work. See www.mindmedicineaustralia.org.au
Read Ella’s article ‘Where Psychedelics and Intimacy Meet’;
$180 (60 minute session)
Face to Face or via Zoom
What is Psychedelic Assisted Therapy?
With so many people experiencing mental health issues in the world, and many of those people not gaining relief through conventional anti-depressant medications, there has been a resurgence of interest in the use of psychedelics such as MDMA and Psilocybin as part of a course of psychotherapy. The Australian Government has provided $15 Million for organisations to conduct trials, and many of these are currently recruiting or taking place. These therapies are not available legally outside of trials in Australia at this stage, however many people are travelling overseas to access them legally. Many people are forced to access underground practitioners in the community or to utilise these medicines without the support of a therapist or guide. Many countries around the world are changing their laws so that people can take advantage of the many healing benefits that have been determined, it is expected that Australia will follow at some stage.
What is Psychedelic Integration?
These sessions are for anyone who is setting out to take part in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy, or who has already experienced Psychedelic therapy. It is very important that ample preparation for the experience is taken, that people have good information about this work and that after any Psychedelic healing they have some sessions that can help integrate their experience into their daily life. People who have taken psychedelics as a self-exploration or in a more celebratory way may also benefit from sessions.
Can I receive Psychedelic Therapy with Ella?
Ella is fully qualified to act as a guide for Psychedelic Assisted Therapy using MDMA and Psilocybin, via undertaking the Mind Medicine Australia Certificate of Psychedelic Assisted Therapies. At this stage no therapist can legally provide this therapy outside of a clinical trial.