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Season 2, Episode 18: Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy: What You Need to Know with Ann MacKenzie, MA
This week we’re diving into the fascinating world of ketamine-assisted psychotherapy. While ketamine is perhaps best known as an anesthetic or psychedelic party drug, it’s now gaining recognition as a powerful tool in the treatment of mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
Our guest and licensed psychotherapist, Ann MacKenzie, MA, APCC , discusses the science behind ketamine-assisted psychotherapy, its potential benefits, and what the experience is like for patients. We also explore the legal landscape of this emerging therapy and its role in the broader psychedelic renaissance. Whether you’re curious about the science behind this innovative approach to mental health treatment or interested in exploring new avenues for personal growth, this episode is not to be missed.
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