Psychology

“Trust” In Therapeutic Relationship Key to Moderating Psychedelic Risks

“The psychedelics may invoke a temporary state of neural plasticity within the brain, as a result of which the person may experience changes in sensory perception, thought processing and self-awareness,” says Rucker.

He tells Psychiatry Advisor that psychedelic drugs can act as a catalyst that stirs up the mind to elicit insights into unwanted cycles of feelings, thoughts and behaviors. “These cycles can then be faced, expressed, explored, interpreted, accepted and finally integrated back into the person’s psyche with the therapist’s help.”

Original Article (Mad in American):
Trust in Therapeutic Relationship Key to Moderating Psychedelic Risks
Artwork Fair Use: Zenaidy Castro

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