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Roots To Thrive: Ketamine Assisted Therapy Program

Roots To Thrive: Ketamine Assisted Therapy Program

How Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy & Transpersonal Psychology Are Supporting Frontline COVID-19 Healthcare Workers. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the lives of over 2 million people world-wide, with 18,426 of those deaths in Canada as of January 20 2021. Clearly these are devastating numbers but the physical effects of the virus only tell one part of the story. The combination of a deadly global virus leading to wide-spread lock-downs,...

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Transpersonal Coaching Models For Transformation

Transpersonal Coaching Models For Transformation

Transpersonal psychology is a whole-person (holistic) psychology which embraces the important role of self-transcendent states, mystical states, psychedelic experiences and other forms of non-ordinary states of consciousness. Of particular interest is the role of these self-transcendent states in fostering personal transformation, well-being and human flourishing. The application of these transpersonal principles can provide coaches with...

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Why You Shouldn’t Vent About Your Employer/Organization Online

Why You Shouldn’t Vent About Your Employer/Organization Online

We all get frustrated sometimes with the people we work with, study with, volunteer with or live with. Or any group of people we hang out with and are tasked with “working” together in some capacity. Group dynamics are tricky and sometimes a perfect storm of less-than-emotionally-intelligent, egoic, abrasive or dismissive leadership or communication styles can clash with strong emotions or passions of other’s in the group and create...

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MAPS Canada – Examining The Psychedelic Renaissance (Episode 1)

MAPS Canada – Examining The Psychedelic Renaissance (Episode 1)

The Leading Edge of Psychedelic Medicine (Rick Doblin) After more than 50 years of political suppression, many parts of the world are experiencing an explosion of psychedelic research and medicine which is revolutionizing mental-health care, addiction treatment, palliative care and our understanding of the nature of self, consciousness and mystical experiences. This relatively recent explosion of interest and return to research into...

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Choosing To Soar

Choosing To Soar

  “When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.” ~ Joseph Campbell     Epilogue (August 22 2020): As I approach another career evolution at 60 (Transpersonal Wellness & Psychedelic Integration Coach), I thought I would share a paper I wrote at the end of my first year with Sophia University back in 2013. The topic of...

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Contemplations On Death

Contemplations On Death

“Death may be the greatest of all human blessings” ~ Socrates (469-399 B.C.E) We are all going to die. Yet, many of us live our lives as if this mortal inevitability will happen to everyone else but us. It would seem that for Western culture, denial and suppression are the hallmarks of how we tend to orient ourselves on the topic of mortality. Death is something that happens to everyone else, and we seem to live out each day as if death is...

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