There are many potential harms of taking a psychedelic. First and most importantly, they are (mostly) illegal. Yes, even in Oregon. If you want to learn more about potential legal ways you can experience psychedelics, read this article or watch this video. I do not help people break laws or commit crimes. Getting arrested is not good for your mental health! There are other possible harms to your psychedelic use. I help people identify what those risks are and together we can come up with plans to reduce risks.
Curious about having a psychedelic experience but don’t know where to start?
You might feel embarrassed to open up about what you’re really going through, even to family and friends.
I can provide the support you need to help you find your way towards a grounded, whole life. Even if you’re feeling lost now, I can help guide you in making lasting, positive changes in your life.
If you are anxious or confused after having a psychedelic experience, I understand how difficult that can be. You might feel shame or judge yourself for something you did or said in the past. You might be confused about how to get back to normal. Or you might struggle to bring valuable insights into your day-to-day reality.
What you are experiencing is normal. Reaching out to me and working together means you have a place to get help with your concerns.
After a psychedelic experience you may be feeling:
Even if you are feeling overwhelmed with feelings like these, psychedelic harm reduction and integration therapy can help.
Psychedelic Harm Reduction and Integration therapy can help you:
My name is Dr. Peter H Addy and I’m a therapist who is uniquely qualified to help you connect with your whole self. I trained in transpersonal psychology, which is all about psychedelic and other non-ordinary states of consciousness, and how these experiences can influence a person for better or worse.
I sought specialty training in psychedelic harm reduction through MAPS and the Zendo Project, and co-founded the Yale Psychedelic Science Group when I was faculty at Yale School of Medicine. Most of my research career has centered around psychedelics and how they influence experience, behavior, and emotions. I can help you make sense of your experiences and accept whatever has come up.
After years of physical distancing, you might feel lonely and disconnected from the world and other people. You might be yearning for in-person connection in a safe way.
I’ve helped people struggling with chronic pain find their way to feeling more capable. My clients discover that it’s possible to get the spark back and fall in love with life again.
Therapy for Trauma helps you rise above your challenges and start moving towards your ideal life with less less stress and more calm.
I can help you to focus on how the disappointments of the past and fears of the future affect you here and now, in the present. Together, we can help you find meaning and take care of yourself.
If you have trouble leaving the house, or don’t have any therapists nearby, or have a hard time making and keeping appointments, online video therapy may be for you.