On the Therapeutic Applications of Psilocybin [ONLINE]

by CIIS // The field of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy has been growing rapidly in recent years with decriminalization efforts moving forward on local, state, and federal levels. A multitude of clinical research trials is showing promising results of therapies utilizing MDMA, psilocybin, and ketamine as well as other medicines in the treatment of trauma, depression, addiction, … Read moreOn the Therapeutic Applications of Psilocybin [ONLINE]

Psilocybin-assisted Therapy for End-of-Life Distress [ONLINE]

by Mind Medicine Australia // Psilocybin has been being researched by various institutions, including NYU and John Hopkins, for its potential therapeutic benefit to combat end-of-life anxiety due to terminal illness and cancer. The study results are fascinating: At the 6.5-month follow-up, psilocybin was associated with enduring anxiolytic and anti-depressant effects (approximately 60–80% of participants … Read morePsilocybin-assisted Therapy for End-of-Life Distress [ONLINE]

Psilocybin versus SSRIs? A cure for depression [ONLINE]

by Mind Medicine Australia // An interesting question is how psychedelics differ from conventional antidepressants that also work on the serotonin system. A trial currently underway at Imperial College will investigate a 6-week escitalopram treatment arm versus two psilocybin therapy sessions for treatment of depression. Robin Carhart-Harris will report on the results of this exciting trial during … Read morePsilocybin versus SSRIs? A cure for depression [ONLINE]

What does Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy for Depression Look Like? [ONLINE]

by Portland Psychotherapy // March 12th, 2021 – What does Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy for Depression Look Like? A Clinical Case Presentation based on a Recent Clinical Trial from Johns Hopkins with Alan K. Davis, Ph.D. This talk will integrate findings from a recent controlled trial of psilocybin therapy for people diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder with a … Read moreWhat does Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy for Depression Look Like? [ONLINE]

An Overview of Psilocybin Research at Johns Hopkins [ONLINE]

by Open Center // WITH BILL RICHARDS, PHD AND ALBERT GARCIA-ROMEU, PHD FROM THE JOHNS HOPKINS CENTER FOR PSYCHEDELIC AND CONSCIOUSNESS RESEARCH ABOUT THIS PROGRAM   During this event two leading investigators in the field offer an overview of contemporary psilocybin research studies at Johns Hopkins, including findings on psilocybin for distress in cancer patients, for … Read moreAn Overview of Psilocybin Research at Johns Hopkins [ONLINE]

The Utility of Psychedelics in the Treatment of End-of-Life Emotional Suffering [ONLINE]

by Open Center // WITH ANTHONY BOSSIS, PHD ABOUT THIS PROGRAM This evening will review the history, scientific findings and implications of psychedelic-generated mystical experience research in treating end-of-life suffering. The NYU clinical trial demonstrated the efficacy of a single psilocybin-generated mystical experience in helping individuals with cancer reduce emotional distress, enhance existential and psycho-spiritual … Read moreThe Utility of Psychedelics in the Treatment of End-of-Life Emotional Suffering [ONLINE]

Book Club: The Wild Kindness W/ Bett Williams [ONLINE]

by Portland Psychedelic Society // Details ✨Bett Williams will be joining us for this event✨ The Wild Kindness: A Psilocybin Odyssey is the lyrical, unforgettable memoir of Bett Williams’s relationship with psilocybin mushrooms, otherwise known as magic mushrooms. In pursuit of self-healing, she begins experimenting with mushrooms in solitary ceremonies by the fire. Word soon … Read moreBook Club: The Wild Kindness W/ Bett Williams [ONLINE]