After the Ceremony: Therapeutic Potential of Ayahuasca
Correction: Our previous statement describing Rachel Harris’ presentation was inaccurate. Here is the accurate description.
Rachel Harris, PhD will share her research on the therapeutic potential of ayahuasca for depression, PTSD, addictions, and anxiety. She will describe how people report an on-going personal relationship with the spirit of ayahuasca that provides healing and guidance beyond the ceremony. The challenge is how to integrate the ayahuasca experience into daily life on both a psychological and spiritual dimension.
At the end of this presentation you will be able to:
- Know what psychological issues that ayahuasca might help
- Understand the importance of psychotherapy following an ayahuasca ceremony
- Appreciate the sacred nature of this healing medicine from its indigenous source
Rachel Harris, Ph.D. is the author of Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety. As a researcher, she received an NIH New Investigator Award and published over forty scientific studies in peer-reviewed journals. As a psychotherapist, she has been in private practice for thirty-five years. Rachel is known for presenting a balanced picture of ayahuasca including contraindications and warnings. www.listeningtoayahausca.com.