October 11, 2022 - December 8, 2022

Fundamentals of Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

Geared towards mental health professionals and therapists, equip yourselves with the foundational knowledge and skills to practice psychedelic-assisted therapy. This is a unique opportunity to learn and interact with our established Numinus practitioners as they share their real-life experiences in providing integrative and transformative mental wellness.

Set the foundations for a strong practice of psychedelic-assisted therapy

Through this 8-week program, learn Numinus’ model of care for psychedelic-assisted therapy that is grounded in evidence, committed to client safety and rooted in justice, equity, dignity, and inclusion. The Numinus training team specializes in mindfulness, somatic, experiential and trauma-sensitive approaches, bringing a unique lens to this emerging field. 

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About the 8-Week Program

October 11, 2022 – December 8, 2022
Thursdays at 9:00am – 12:00pm PST / 12:00pm – 3:00pm EST
$2,500 CAD + tax 
Live, online

Continuing Education (CE) accreditation will be available upon completion.  

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Learning Plan

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 – Sunday, October 16, 2022 

Topics: 

  • Introduction to the course 
  • Overview of Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy 
  • Brief history of psychedelic medicines 
  • Introduction to the Numinus care model

Monday, October 17, 2022 to Sunday, October 23, 2022 

Topics: 

  • The Therapeutic Stance 
  • Attachment theory 
  • The healing environment 

Monday, October 24, 2022 – Sunday, October 30, 2022 

Topics: 

  • Embodiment-oriented competencies 
  • Somatic inquiry and communication 
  • Therapeutic supportive touch 
  • Movement in therapy 
  • Psychological flexibility, hexaflex, acceptance and commitment therapy, and the ACE model 
  • Internal family systems 
  • Motivational enhancement therapy 

Monday, October 31, 2022 – Sunday, November 6, 2022 

Topics: 

  • Trauma and polyvagal theory 
  • Self-regulation 
  • Working with parts (multiplicity) 
  • Trust enhancement 
  • Spiritual intelligence and experience with non-ordinary states of consciousness 
  • Perspectives on healing 

Monday, November 7, 2022 – Sunday, November 13, 2022 

Topics: 

  • Context: set and setting 
  • Intention setting 
  • Importance of music 
  • Conducting Preparation and Integration Sessions via video 
  • Support person 

Monday, November 14, 2022 – Sunday, November 20, 2022 

Topics: 

  • Adapting music to client preferences and musical resistance 
  • Emergency situations during Medicine Sessions 
  • Anxiety and wanting to leave the space during Medicine Sessions 
  • Boundary setting 

Monday, November 21, 2022 – Sunday, November 27, 2022 

Topics: 

  • An overview of Integration Sessions 
  • Integration needs framework 

Monday, November 28, 2022 – Sunday, December 4, 2022 

Topics: Stay tuned!

After the course, you’ll be able to:

Describe the unique vulnerabilities of clients participating in psychedelic-assisted therapy and cultivate the awareness and practices necessary to meet these vulnerabilities safely and ethically.

Demonstrate relevant competencies and skills at an introductory level for delivering psychedelic-assisted therapy.

Describe the Numinus guiding approaches within the context of integrative and transformative mental wellness as they relate to psychedelic-assisted therapy.

Apply facilitation skills specific to psychedelic-assisted therapy during Preparation, Medicine, and Integration Sessions.

About the Facilitators

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FAQs

Psychedelic-assisted therapy aims to identify and resolve root causes of mental health conditions, working by creating a mind-opening effect through the psychedelics that allows access to deeper levels of insight and healing. Although more research is required, existing evidence suggests that combining a psychedelic experience with psychotherapy can lead to lasting changes and benefits.  

Interested in learning more? Download this free resource today. 

Yes – for 50 hours.  

You will need to be able to commit to the live sessions each week. Please email training@numinus.com if you have any special circumstances. 

Yes, just be mindful of the time zones!  

We’re happy to help. Send us an e-mail at training@numinus.com 

Disclaimer

The continuing professional development program in no way promotes, condones, or facilitates illegal activity, and is strictly for educational and harm reduction purposes only. Please be aware that certain psychedelic substances still remain illegal in many jurisdictions, including Canada. This program and the contents of this website do not constitute medical advice, and are not a substitute for professional medical advice and treatment.