Healing with MDMA - 8 Week Facilitator Training
- Sat 16th Sep 2023, 5pm – 6:30pm
- Sat 23rd Sep 2023, 5pm – 6:30pm
- Sat 30th Sep 2023, 5pm – 6:30pm
- 5 more
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"He literally “wrote the book” on using methods to overcome trauma while on MDMA. There is no better instructor in this space”. - R.R. British Columbia, Canada
MDMA is now widely recognized as a medicine that can lead to breakthroughs in the treatment of trauma, couples therapy, and spiritual openings if taken in a therapeutic context. Jonathan Robinson is a psychotherapist that did his Master’s thesis on the use of MDMA (often known as XTC) for the treatment of PTSD. He has worked for over 40 years with groups, individual clients, and couples in helping them overcome lifelong challenges with the aid of this sacred medicine. When using MDMA with clients with PTSD symptoms, Jonathan has had a success rate of over 93%, and when working with couples, he has found that a single five-hour MDMA session could consistently transform almost any relationship.
In this course he will share how he has worked with people using this medicine, along with his precise protocol for what he feels has led to the best outcomes.
This 8 week course consists of:
- 14 hours of recorded video material
- 6 hours of live practise sessions with Jonathan
- 6 hours of practise assignments
- 40 pages of hand-outs
- 12 guided audio meditations
- A chance to join a vibrant international community of practitioners
“I’ve experienced many MDMA journeys with both Jonathan and other practitioners. I must say that I always get better results with Jonathan’s guidance. His protocol is unsurpassed, and his guidance and therapeutic interventions are amazing.” - Dr. B.K. Santa Rosa CA
Jonathan will share every aspect of how he has worked, from how he selects clients to preparation and integration. You may review a course outline here. A recorded Q&A with Jonathan about the course is available here
Some highlights on the course include:
- How to use MDMA to uncover and release one’s own past trauma issues and unhelpful conditioning.
- 5 specific tools Jonathan uses to help people overcome PTSD and complex trauma
- How to know if a person is a good candidate for this type of treatment, and warning signs that they may not be
- How Jonathan has conducted evaluations of potential clients
- Ten questions that can be helpful for you or a client to answer while under the influence of MDMA
- 4 ways to help anyone overcome an unpleasant or “bad trip” experience in less than 5 minutes.
- Precautions everyone needs to take when using this medicine, or precautions when watching someone else take this drug.
- Interactive effects between MDMA and other drugs.
- How to help yourself or someone else integrate the insights and changes that occur during a MDMA session.
- The difference between MDMA and MDA, and how to choose which is better for a given individual.
- Learn how Jonathan acquires clients in a way that prevents potential legal difficulties
You will gain access to course slides, as well as over a dozen guided meditations that can be helpful in working with MDMA therapy. Jonathan will share how he has protected himself against any potential legal liability, and avoided breaking local laws whilst offering a life changing service. As MDMA is anticipated to become legal in many countries in the near future, this class will pass on a lifetime of therapeutic experience working with MDMA to a new generation of practitioners.
"I previously had two phobias, and years long depression. Yet, after my two sessions with Jonathan, my phobias are gone and my depression has disappeared. This guy really knows his stuff" - G.S. Raleigh, North Carolina
Set, Setting & Integration
The preparation, set, setting and integration are integral parts of healing with MDMA, and as part of the course you will also learn:
- How to create a sacred “space” for others, even when working on zoom.
- How to use music, guided meditations, and powerful presence to gently guide yourself or others to breakthrough outcomes.
- How to make sure you or a client are able to stay motivated over a period of time to better integrate important behavioral changes.
- The most common issues that arise in couples therapy, and how to effectively deal with them.
- How to help people gently “come down” off this drug, and how to avoid unpleasant side effects the day after a journey.
Because so much information will be covered during these 8 weekly sessions, the above is only a partial list. There will be plenty of time for Q&A some experiential work in a group, and the opportunity to practice certain therapeutic skills with other participants. When you leave this course, you will have all the information you need to know to get the best outcomes for yourself or people you may be helping with this sacred medicine.
You will also be eligible to discounted private sessions with Jonathan.
“Many teachers of medicine journeys simply talk about the basics of “holding space” and letting the medicine do its thing. Yet, Mr. Robinson does so much more. His unique interventions make all the difference in the world." - F.C. United Kingdom
Course Application Requirements
The most important requirement for this course is a sincere desire to help others.
There are no prerequisite trainings required, but some experience working with people will be helpful.
Applicants need to demonstrate their capacity to self-reflect on their practise, including the unique practical and ethical issues that arise when working with altered states. Before applying, please read this Code of Conduct for MDMA Guides.
In your application please take the time to indicate that you have read and understood this code, and are able to reflect on the importance of some of its details.
Additionally, course applicants need to provide a reference from someone who can confirm their suitability to engage in this work, along with their phone number.
You will need to dedicate 4-5 hours a week on studying and practising course material, and be available for the live sessions:
Live Session Dates
This course is a mixture of recorded material and 8 live sessions, including 4 live participatory trainings with Jonathan. The instructional element of these calls will be recorded. The live sessions also include practise, sharing and may include confidential Q&As which won't be recorded, so to get the most out of the course, please make sure you are available for weekly classes from Sat Sept 16th through to Sat Nov 4th, 2023, 5pm to 7pm UK Time (9am to 11am PST)
Sat 16th Sept, 5pm to 6.30pm UK time (9am to 10:30am PST): Live session with Jonathan - Orientation, intake, ethics, boundaries
Sat 23rd Sept, 5pm to 6.30pm UK time (9am to 10:30am PST): Practise group - Discovery call assignment
Sat 30th Sept, 5pm to 6.30pm UK time (9am to 10:30am PST): Live session with Jonathan - Set, setting, practise techniques
Sat 7th Oct, 5pm to 6.30pm UK time (9am to 10:30am PST): Practise group check-in
Sat 14th Oct, 5pm to 6.30pm UK time (9am to 10:30am PST): Live session with Jonathan - Practise techniques: Love training, couples techniques
Sat 21st Oct, 5pm to 6.30pm UK time (9am to 10:30am PST): Practise group - Session practise check-in
Sat 28th Oct, 5pm to 6.30pm UK time (9am to 10:30am PST): Practise group - Integration practise check-in
Sat 4th Nov, 5pm to 6.30pm UK time (10am to 11:30am PST): Live session with Jonathan - Feedback on Integration, Marketing
“Over the course of several years and many medicine journeys, I’ve learned how Mr. Robinson does his magic. It’s very subtle, and more effective than I’ve seen with other leaders of medicine. He literally “wrote the book” on using methods to overcome trauma while on MDMA. There is no better instructor in this space”. - R.R. British Columbia, Canada
Book by 28th August for £65 price reduction
and access to “From Sad to Glad”
A 6 hour course with Jonathan and world-famous psychiatrist, Dr. Emmett Miller
This course has 6 parts and a dozen guided meditations, originally sold for $399.
You will also be able to gift this to anyone you know for free.
About Jonathan Robinson
Jonathan Robinson is a California-based psychotherapist and New York Times best-selling author. He has reached over 250 million people around the world with his practical methods, and his work has been translated into 47 languages.
Articles about Jonathan have appeared in USA TODAY, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, and dozens of other publications. Jonathan has made numerous appearances on the Oprah show and CNN, as well as other national TV talk shows. He has spent over 35 years studying the most practical and powerful methods for personal and professional development.
His first book, "The Experience of God," included interviews with such notable people as the late Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Deepak Chopra, Scott Peck, and over 30 other well-known seekers and Finders. Jonathan's second book, "Life's Big Questions," became a New York Times bestseller, as did his book "Communication Miracles for Couples." In fact, it's hard to add up all the revered books he's published over the years.
He's also the co-host of the Awareness Explorers podcast, one of the most popular podcasts in the world on spirituality. On this podcast, Jonathan interviews famous teachers such as Deepak Chopra, Byron Katie, Marianne Williamson, and Rupert Spira. You can find it here: Awareness Explorers
Jonathan's most recent book is The Enlightenment Project: How I Went From Depressed to Blessed, and You Can Too. Be sure to check it out!
Disclaimer: Depending upon where you live, some or even all of the substances discussed in this presentation may be illegal to buy, sell, possess, and/or ingest. In some cases they might be available with a prescription from, and under the supervision from, a licensed medical professional. In no way do we advocate the use of illegal substances for community members.
Feedback on this course:
★★★★★ “I truly enjoyed and learned so much in this course. Jonathan is a wonderful teacher, full of insights, humour, happiness and experience. His way of teaching is thorough , clear, extensive. He always takes time to answer all the questions and find ways to help even on email. I feel more confident and I know this work will change many lives; moreover the community that has been created due to this pioneer cohort by Jonathan and Amir ( which is the most wonderful patient organiser, tech wizard, help, support guru, amazing human being) is not only supportive and helpful but is a new group of likeminded people, with so many interesting walks of life, from all over the world, with inspiring therapeutic experiences that I am sure will help many many people. ♥️ thank you once again for this opportunity.” - Nuvola
★★★★★ “Training with Jonathan has been an amazing experience and I was sad when the course was completed. He was very clear and understandable and kept my interest the whole time. He answered all questions that were asked, even it took the class overtime. Jonathan is a kind, compassionate, funny, concise and easy to speak to. I would definitively take courses with him in the future and I will refer people to his courses as well.” - Nunae
★★★★★ “Really enjoyed this course. I liked the format and having the telegram group was a great way to get to know the other participants. Jonathan was very generous with his time and knowledge.” - Clair D
★★★★★ "I am thrilled to write this feedback to express my utmost satisfaction and deep appreciation for the exceptional online course on MDMA facilitation that I recently completed. I wanted to specifically highlight the aspects of the course that resonated with me the most, particularly the practical approach, the incorporation of useful psychotherapeutic tools, and the inclusion of examples showcasing various questionnaires. I greatly appreciated how Jonathan seamlessly bridged theoretical knowledge with real-world application. The course not only provided a solid foundation of theoretical understanding but also equipped me with practical skills and techniques that I can immediately apply in my future work. This emphasis on practicality made the learning experience highly valuable and ensured that the knowledge gained was relevant and actionable. Thank you once again for providing such an exceptional learning experience." - Alisa
★★★★★ “Jonathan's Course was a truly surprising and transformative experience. As a therapist, I expected a structured protocol, but instead found wisdom in the discovery process with each client guided by the medicine. Jonathan is an excellent instructor, effectively sharing his knowledge and making every class a pleasure to attend. The class days felt like home, leaving me feeling fulfilled and confident in my new role as a therapist in this field. I highly recommend Jonathan's course for its enlightening and transformative nature. The world needs more of this!” - Luana
Feedback on Jonathan's Previous Presentations
★★★★★ - “One of the best speeches and recommendations done by such a lovely professional. I fully enjoyed every word that he spoke...in the most sensible and genuine manner.” - Boyan
★★★★★ - “Fabulous and educational talk. Jonathan is wonderful to listen to; His journey, the research and knowledge and his therapeutic approach is what we need to explore more to heal ourselves.” - Nuvola
★★★★★ - “It was awesome! The fact that it is possible to attend a talk on this topic, with such a knowledgeable speaker is brilliant. Discussing psychedelics in a deeply mindful manner is amazing - a tonic to the mainstream narrative surrounding (and the typically behaviour when taking) psychedelics. More sessions like this please! I loved it!!” - Matt
★★★★★ - “Jonathan was very clear and his experience is amazing. The way he came up with very accurate and complete answers to all questions was super informative, i learned a lot!”
★★★★★ - "Fantastic talk, so honest, helpful and practical. Highly recommend." - Bianca
★★★★★ - “Very informative. I loved the Q&A at the end where you can ask what ever you want about the subject matter. Very well presented. Not too science based that you switched off. I really enjoyed it. Thank you! 🙏” - Anon
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