Navigating Psychedelics Jewish-Informed Perspectives on Psychedelics
Jewish-Informed Psychedelics Course: Elevate your clinical practice with specialized insights on Jewish mysticism, harm reduction, and integration.
- 50 Enrolled
- All levels
- Last updated Oct '23
Navigating Psychedelics: Jewish-Informed Perspectives is an advanced, specialized course that synergizes core psychedelic education with Jewish cultural and mystical insights. This course extends the best-selling Navigating Psychedelics curriculum, now enriched with a unique Jewish lens.
The course unfolds over 9 weeks and is led by David Drapkin, LCSW, along with a rotating roster of guest instructors who are Jewish or Israeli experts in the field. The curriculum delves into foundational topics like Set & Setting, Harm Reduction, and Integration, while also offering specialized modules on Jewish phenomenology, mysticism, and spiritual practices concerning psychedelics.
The course comprises over 20 hours of rigorous material, lifetime access to updated content, and exclusive access to a dedicated Slack channel for peer networking. Additional resources include guided integration practices, meditations, breathwork sessions, journaling prompts, and a comprehensive list of psychedelic integration tools.
Each 90-minute class is conducted in English, followed by an optional 30-minute breakout session for networking in either English or Ivrit. This course is ideal for clinicians and wellness practitioners aiming for advanced cultural competence and anyone interested in the confluence of Jewish traditions and psychedelic healing modalities.
What you’ll learn
- Master the historical context and modern applications of psychedelics, with a focus on Jewish traditions and phenomenology.
- Acquire in-depth knowledge on Set, Setting, and the sanctity of time and space in psychedelic experiences.
- Implement harm reduction strategies through intention setting, preparation, and accountability.
- Understand the therapeutic potential and ethical considerations of MDMA-assisted therapy.
- Explore Jewish phenomenology in psychedelics, including mystical experiences and interpretations of Torah.
- Integrate meditation and mystical practices to complement psychedelic states of consciousness.
- Learn the art of holding space during psychedelic journeys, drawing from Jewish wisdom and compassion.
- Master techniques for post-psychedelic integration, addressing both personal and intergenerational aspects.
- Engage in a culminating integration project to synthesize and share your course learnings.
- Access a private Slack channel and Circle community platform for ongoing peer networking and resource sharing.
Navigating Psychedelics Jewish-Informed Perspectives on Psychedelics is a comprehensive course that provides mental health professionals and wellness practitioners with the cultural competence and nuanced understanding required to integrate Jewish traditions and insights into psychedelic therapy and healing modalities.
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