The meaning-enhancing properties of psychedelics and their mediator role in psychedelic therapy
, spirituality, and creativity.
The WSJ story reveals that studies of the clinical efficacy of psychedelic substances, which are not physically addictive, are not new; some were conducted in the 1950s, and in some parts of Canada psychedelic therapy
was an accepted treatment for alcoholism.
He spoke of tripping with controversial Glaswegian psychiatrist Ronald David Laing in psychedelic therapy
In addition to the previously described "psycholytic therapy" model employing LSD, another model termed the "psychedelic therapy
" model was developed by Hoffer and Osmond (Hoffman, 2009: 75).
LSD is used mainly as an entheogen, recreational drug, and as an agent in psychedelic therapy
The secret chief revealed: Conversations with a pioneer of the underground psychedelic therapy
It was largely forgotten about until the 1970s when it was rediscovered by psychiatrists and therapists who were advocates of psychedelic therapy
. It was used as an adjunct to psychotherapy.
These types of cognitive changes and amplification of hitherto unconscious psychological patterns commonly occur under psychedelic influence; this is considered to be a potential source for therapeutic success in so-called psychedelic therapy