A contemplative practice retreat for clinician to experience the therapeutic use and integration of non-ordinary states of consciousness.
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- Explain 3 ways mindfulness-based and other non-drug non-ordinary state of consciousness (NOSC) practices can be of assistance to client/patients in preparation for psychedelic experiences.
- Describe one way that harm reduction techniques for preparing “set” with a client/patient can be individualized to each client/patient’s unique background and risk factors.
- Describe harm reduction techniques for preparing “setting” that best support the client/patient’s desired outcome of psychedelic or other NOSC experience.
- Describe the relationship between community guidelines, ethics codes, and/or regulations and the set and setting in which a psychedelic or other NOSC experience takes place.
- Provide examples of the ways community guidelines, ethics codes and/or regulations directly impact the set and setting in which a psychedelic and other NOSC experience takes place.
- Describe three aspects of Noble Listening useful in Psychedelic Harm Reduction and Integration.
- Lead a brief mindfulness based intervention as a means of beginning or transitioning psychotherapy settings.
- Explain the use of reflection to communicate understanding and encouragement to continue discussing NOSC experiences.
- Explain the practice of Inquiry with regards to NOSC Experience.
- Facilitate present moment exploration through asking “open” questions during Psychedelic Harm Reduction and Integration sessions.
- Demonstrate a Personal Values Card Sort with a client/patient in the context of Psychedelic Harm Reduction and Integration or Psychedelic-assisted Therapy.
- Describe consent process for the use of touch, in the context of psychedelic-assisted therapy, with clients/patients.
- Explain the use of non-verbal communication tools as a way of demonstrating understanding and finding meaning.
- Describe the “State to Trait” model and related mindfulness research as it pertains to integration of psychedelic experiences.
- Demonstrate the use of the 5 senses in explorations of NOSC experiences with clients/patients.
- Explain the role of therapist/facilitator’s personal NOSC practice in informing clinical practice.
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