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Sexuality Speaker Series: Dee Dee Goldpaugh, LCSW
Tue, December 20, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
Reclaiming Ecstasy: An Exploration of the Therapeutic Use of Psychedelics and Sacred Plant Medicines in the Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction and Trauma.
Presented by Dee Dee Goldpaugh, LCSWDuring the past several years, there has been an explosion in media coverage and a number of This workshop will delve into the current research and clinical applications of psychedelics specifically for aiding clients in recovery from sexual trauma and dysfunction and increasing satisfaction in sexual relationships. We will discuss the therapeutic applications and current research on MDMA (ecstasy), psilocybin (mushrooms) and ayahuasca to gain understanding of the neurological, emotional and spiritual healing enabled by these medicines allowing clients to reclaim their erotic identities. Legal, ethical and spiritual issues relating to psychedelics and sexuality for therapists and clients will also be discussed in depth. We will define what a “psychedelic” approach to treatment means and how it might allow clinicians to formulate more holistic views of their clients’ sexualities.
*includes 1.5 NYS SW and/or AASECT CE credits