MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy

A very powerful form of therapy is being developed for PTSD. It combines intensive somatic therapy with a medicine called MDMA. Specialized treatment for trauma is a relatively young specialization.EMDR was developed in the 1990s, and only started to become well known in the 2000s.Peter Levine’s seminal book on trauma healing “Waking The Tiger” was first published in 1997. While the past two decades have given us many incredible developments for trauma healing, this field is still in its ...
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What is Somatic Therapy?

Somatic comes from the greek word "soma", meaning the unified connection between mind and body. For example, when a person is stressed or anxious, they not only have anxious thoughts and worries come to their mind, but they also tense and constrict - in their stomach, their shoulders, their breathing, and/or their jaw. Hence the state of stress is a deeply embodied experience, not just a mental experience. When people come to therapy, they are looking for help so that they can feel differently...
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