Transpersonal Psychology and Salvia Divinorum

If you’ve never heard the phrase “transpersonal psychology” before, you’re in good company. It certainly isn’t a household name. I believe that transpersonal psychology is a great foundation for entering into relationships with my clients, coworkers, friends, and anyone I meet in a day. Watch this video to learn about some of my early trainingContinue reading “Transpersonal Psychology and Salvia Divinorum”

Salvia Divinorum, an Atypical Psychedelic

Where does Salvia divinorum come from and what traditions and rituals are associated with it? Salvia is truly a plant of mysteries! Watch this video to learn how Mazatec peoples treat this plant after fostering relationship with it over hundreds of years. You can also get a pretty good introduction to the pharmacology of salvinorinContinue reading “Salvia Divinorum, an Atypical Psychedelic”

Losing your Body on Salvia is a Heavy Trip

We are bodies, and our relationships with our bodies can be a source of pain and frustration, and a source of healing and inspiration. In 2015 I gave this talk in Boston as part of a Psymposia forum on different ways we have relationships with drugs. As therapist specializing in substance use disorders, I thinkContinue reading “Losing your Body on Salvia is a Heavy Trip”