RT @RachelYehuda: So good they we are discussing this! https://t.co/MPDar6w0iZ
What Does Good Psychedelic Therapy Look Like?
- Peter Grinspoon Jun 5, 2023
Unveiling the Potential of Psychedelic Therapy: A Journey into Healing Minds
Psychedelic therapy is gaining ground as a revolutionary treatment for mental health, with psilocybin and MDMA poised for approval by the FDA. However, concerns arise regarding therapists' role in providing effective care and avoiding harm. While the dosages of drugs used in clinical trials have been standardized, therapeutic practices lack similar scrutiny, relying heavily on tradition. The need for scientifically-backed best practices in psychedelic therapy has sparked a call for critical examination. Ensuring patient safety and comfort, selecting qualified therapists, and employing preparatory and integration sessions are crucial steps. Although the field is evolving rapidly, the importance of ethical and safe practices cannot be overstated.
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