Psychedelic Integration Circle - with Cambridge Psychedelics 3 dates

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Activity Harm Reduction & Psychedelic Integration
Local group Cambridge
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Psychedelic Integration Circle - with Cambridge Psychedelics


A facilitated, supportive space to meet with others to share and explore your experiences.

The Psychedelic Society is proud to be partnering with Cambridge Psychedelics and their expert team of facilitators on this in-person integration circle.
 

Who we are


Cambridge Psychedelics is a facilitated peer support and sharing circle with the aim of supporting the integration of psychedelic experiences into people’s lives in a way that is helpful and meaningful to them. Our facilitator team is made up of practitioners with a wealth experience in the field of psychedelic support and expertise in contemporary research into psychedelic assisted therapy (see bios below).
 

What we do

Our circle is a non-judgemental, confidential space for those who have used psychedelics or are considering using them. If you have had a challenging psychedelic experience and want to make sense of it, or wish to share a meaningful experience, then this is for you. The group focuses on experiences induced by use of psychedelics; it does not offer therapy. It is simply a safe space for people to share their experiences or hear from others if they are considering whether use of psychedelics is right for them. 

The group recognises the positive potential of the use of psychedelics, but always works within the law. Participants are asked not to turn up under the influence of substances and not to take psychedelics in the session. We will also ask participants not to share information about illegal psychedelic services.

The group runs every month and the number of facilitators present will depend on the number of attendees (max. 15 participants per circle). The facilitators will rotate and thus vary from session to session.

 

Cost

Our facilitators currently give their time on a voluntary basis. The ticket price only covers the venue and associated organisational costs, so if you are able to afford a Supporter ticket, please do so, as this will help ensure these much-needed spaces continue and support the future of the UK integration circle network. If you can afford a Standard price ticket, please select this option to free up more low income spaces to those people who really need them.

To keep the cost of attending the integration circle as low as possible, proceeds from events organised by Cambridge Consciousness Forum may be used to subsidise it. If you cannot afford the ticket price, get in touch with us as we aim to provide some reduced and assisted places for each circle in order to be as accessible as possible to those in most need of this support.
 
 

If you have any questions about psychedelic integration or this group specfically, please contact Mags Houston: mags@psychedelicsociety.org.uk 

Visit the Cambridge Psychedelics website for full details about the organisation and its network.
 

Meet the Cambridge Psychedelics team


Jeannet Wearman

Jeannet is a retired senior social worker with a diploma in person-centred counselling and groupwork. She trained with Stan Grof as a Holotropic Breathwork facilitator, and will complete the Institute of Psychedelic Therapy, Deep Relational Process Training (psychedelic assisted therapy) in December 2023.

She helps to facilitate the Brighton Psychedelics integration group, and is involved in the Imperial College PSILOCD research trial as a volunteer guide. Together with the Association of Palliative Care Social Workers, Jeannet is involved in the development of trauma-informed practice in hospice and palliative care.


Alex Harvey

As a clinical psychologist, Alex's day-to-day work affords him the privilege of helping people to make sense of their experiences. He takes a contextual and functional approach to this, drawing on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectics and Compassion Focused Therapy. Alex is also very interested in relational understandings of different ‘parts’ of the self.

Alex has had a longstanding interest in the use of psychedelic and other drugs in all their contexts, therapeutic, spiritual/mystical, euphoric and other, and in harm reduction practices in all these domains. He has been fascinated to follow the renaissance of research into therapeutic use of psychedelics and empathogens to help people with many different mental health issues.
 

 

Ali Carnegie

Ali is an integrative counsellor and groupwork facilitator currently in online private practice alongside co-running a specialist NHS counselling service for chronic physical illness. She has worked across many settings including private healthcare, NHS, university wellbeing service, women’s prisons, and substance misuse services. Ali also has a background in holistic healthcare, bodywork and energy work. She is an accredited member of BACP and a member of the IPT.

Ali has a personal and professional interest in the use of psychedelics for individual and collective wellbeing that started through her experiences of free partying and rave culture in the 1990s. She also works as a clinical trial therapist on psilocybin trials in the UK.


Sara Lytle

Originally from Northern California, Sara earned her Master of Divinity and Master of Social Work degrees from the University of Chicago, where she focused on Buddhist philosophy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and end of life care. Her approach to chaplaincy and psychotherapy is grounded in an integrated mind-body perspective and she is passionate about supporting others to access their own inner wisdom. Sara has experience working in a variety of healthcare and community-based settings. 
 

 

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