The Latin word Integrare means to ‘make whole’ or ‘begin again’. Integration is about moving towards wholeness. Photo by Sarah Ball on Unsplash What does it mean to make whole? There may be times in our lives where we feel fragmented. We might talk in terms of ‘parts’; a part of you wants one thing and another part of you feels … Continue reading Psychedelic Integration
Using psychedelics as a therapeutic modality is experiencing a renaissance. There is much research going on worldwide about the therapeutic benefits of psychedelics. Alongside psychotherapy they can be an incredibly empowering tool and much knowledge and insights can be gained with using these plant medicines. Much of psychedelic integration is about preparation work and then … Continue reading Psychedelic Integration Therapy
Sam ColemanJul 27 · 7 min read How a so called ‘party drug’ can help to heal the deep wounding of trauma. Photo by Noah Buscher on Unsplash We have been experiencing an underground psychedelic renaissance since the 90’s but not in the way that you might think. In the 60’s, psychedelics were associated with a stigma brought about by the … Continue reading IS MDMA ASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPY THE FUTURE FOR TRAUMA TREATMENT?
· 6 min read Photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash The Greek origin of the word Trauma means ‘wound.’ A wound can be an open, sore wound that is painful and exposed, or it can be an old wound that is covered over by layers of hard skin. Traumatic events leave both open and old wounds. Often we do not … Continue reading TRAUMA AND ADDICTION.
Counselling during covid-19. It's an understatement to say that it's been a challenging year. Many of us have seen our lives disrupted beyond what we could have ever anticipated. We are all learning to adapt to a new 'normal'; whether that's social distancing at work or trying to work from home with kids under our … Continue reading Adapting during difficult times.