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MODULE 6: Advanced Topics in Ketamine- and Psychedelic -Assisted Psychotherapies I

Upcoming Dates:

July 24th • December 11th

Time:

9AM-5PM Pacific

Instructors:

Harvey Schwartz, PhD • Veronika Gold, LMFT • Robert Voloshin, DO • Andrea Rosati, MD, PhD • Kelley O’Donnell, MD, PhD • Evan Sola, PsyD

While we recommend clinicians to take Module 1 with us, those who have taken equivalent introductory training with one of the other training centers (KTC, KRIYA, PRATI, SAGE) can take all other modules.

$350

Regular Price

$429

CE Price

Training & Retreats

These programs are designed to provide interested physicians, psychologists, therapists, nurses, chaplains, and other healthcare professionals with principles and procedures of ketamine-assisted psychotherapy in a clinical setting.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this workshop, participants will learn to:

  • Learn how to create the safe, effective, psychodynamic practice of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.
  • Learn how to help patients explore and integrate their psychedelic experiences.
  • Understand psychospiritual themes that often arise in the practice of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.
  • Learn forms of support that the therapist can offer to clients having a challenging experience in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.
  • Understand how conflict emerging in the psychedelic-psychotherapy session can lead to learning and growth.
  • Learn how explicit and implicit memory relates to cognitive and somatic processing of emotional and traumatic psychological material.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

1.Describe two aspects of the theoretical approaches of Bion and Winnicott as they can be
related to the safe, effective, psychodynamic practice of psychedelic assisted psychotherapy

2.List three new strategies to help patients explore and integrate their psychedelic experiences

3.List two common psychospiritual themes that often arise in the practice of psychedelic assisted psychotherapy

4.List two forms of support that the therapist can offer to clients having a challenging experience in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy

5.Describe one way that conflict emerging in the psychedelic-psychotherapy session can lead to learning and growth

6.Explain the difference between explicit and implicit memory as it relates to cognitive and
somatic processing of emotional and traumatic psychological material

Information on Continuing Education Credit for Health Professionals:

Polaris Insight Center provides didactic, experiential, and residential training in ketamine-assisted psychotherapy. These programs are designed to provide interested physicians, psychologists, therapists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals with principles and procedures of KAP and how to use ketamine in combination with psychotherapy in a clinical setting.

We offer the training in multiple modules with Module 1 being a required course. Taking modules in sequence is recommended, as each module builds on the knowledge and skills taught in the previous module but Modules 2-7 may be taken in any order.

Cost:

Module 6 is $325 + $25 administrative fee ($350 total) and the Module is 8 CE credits.

Information on Continuing Education Credit for Health Professionals

  • CE credits for psychologists are provided by Polaris Insight Center which is sponsoring this program. Polaris Insight Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Polaris Insight Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for LCSW, LPCC, LEP, and LMFT license renewal for programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.
  • LCSW, LPCC, LEP, and LMFTs, and other mental health professionals from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board as to whether or not they accept programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.
  • For questions about enrolling in CE or receiving your Certificate of Attendance or any other CE questions for psychologists, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and LMFTs contact our training coordinator, Jana Adamova, at training@polarisinsigth.com
  • Spiritual Competency Academy (SCA), a co-sponsor of this program, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California. Spiritual Competency Academy maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  RNs must retain this document for 4 years after the course concludes.
  • SCA is an approved CE provider for National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches (CEP Number 100196)
  • For questions about enrolling in CE for RNs or Coaches or receiving your Certificate of Attendance, contact Jana Adamova at training@polarisinsight.com
  • For other questions about CE for RNs or Coaches contact David Lukoff, PhD at CE@spiritualcompetency.com

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