Prepation is a key component to the psychedelic experience. This post explores some of the central components of the psychedelic preparation phase at the Institute for Integrative Therapies, which currently provides Ketamine assisted therapy in Saint Paul Minnesota, and is laying the foundation for MDMA and psilocybin assisted therapies as they become available in our state.
July 25, 2021
Kristen Paradise is a licensed professional clinical counselor and Institute for Integrative Therapies' psychedelic therapist. Kristen has an extensive background in death and dying, and is an end-of-life doula. In this blog, Kristen discusses some of the applications of psychedelics around death anxiety, which is an area of research at major institutions studying psychedelic medicines, including John Hopkins.
July 19, 2021
This is a brief exploration of the basics of psychedelic therapy, including a definition of the word "psychedelic" and discussion of IIT's approach to set and setting.
July 18, 2021
IIT therapist Kayla Felten explores some considerations in working with survivors of spiritual or religious abuse and trauma.
July 13, 2021
Music is an essential component of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. At the Institute for Integrative Therapies, we curate music playlists to accompany the psychedelic therapy experience. This article reviews some general guidelines to consider when selecting music for guiding the psychedelic experience.
July 5, 2021
There are misconceptions on what psychedelic therapy is and how it will translate into real world practice.
May 28, 2021
The New England Journal of Medicine's recent article comparing psilocybin and an SSRI reveals results that some say reveal nothing, while others say reveal the potential for psychedelic therapy.
May 6, 2021
The Institute for Integrative Therapies will be opening a new psychedelic-assisted therapy clinic in St. Paul, Minnesota on May 1st, 2021. IIT’s aim is to help make the Midwest a hub for furthering this re-emergent field, through the delivery of psychedelic-therapies, research, public education and interdisciplinary community-building.
April 19, 2021
Institute of Integrative Therapies
1150 Montreal Ave #101
Saint Paul, MN 55116