We provide ketamine-assisted psychotherapy in office or on Telehealth. The ketamine is prescribed by Journey Clinical and is administered under the tongue. Ketamine decreases defenses and helps people connect with their subconscious and express feelings more freely which can expedite the time in therapy. They can also help people resolve the root cause of their depression or anxiety so they can feel a lot of relief more quickly than traditional talk therapy. Psychedelics like ketamine have been clinically proven to be a very effective treatment for treatment resistant depression and chronic depression. Ketamine also has been clinically proven increase your brain's flexibility and ability to create new thought patterns and behaviors. There is a window of 2-4 weeks post ketamine treatment where you have an increased ability to forge new neural pathways and ways of being. It is also a rapid antidepressant.
Your therapist will hold space for you with compassion and help you stay grounded and feel supported and safe while allowing yourself to process all the feelings that come up during your journey. Ketamine can allow you to connect with feeling states like happiness, calm, relaxation. and ease that may typically be difficult for you to access. Experiencing those states can then translate into your day to day experience because you realize that it is possible.
Ketamine sessions typically last about two hours, allowing for time to set intentions at the begiininng and process and integrate your experience at the end. You will lay down and wear an eye mask and listen to music during your journey. We also offer group ketamine journeys.