Cardea Ketamine Space
Womxn's Group Ketamine Journey @ Cardea
The Psychedelic Sisterhood is once again holding group ketamine sessions with our partner, Cardea Ketamine Space! We will gather at their Manhattan location for a 3-hour voyage into a creative connection activity, medicine journey, and group integration.
Time & Location
Cardea Ketamine Space, 511 Canal St, New York, NY 10013, USA
About the event
The Psychedelic Sisterhood is excited to once again partner with Cardea Ketamine Space for an all womxn's group ceremony!
We will gather at Cardea - 511 Canal Street in Manhattan for a 3-hour group ketamine session on Saturday, on TBD date in October from 12:00 to 3:00 PM.
This time around we have an opportunity to be flexible with our group session date. This means that the sooner we can lock in 8 seats, the sooner we will be able to choose a date in October or November (whichever works out for the group. The first projected date is Saturday, October 21st.
We hope you can join us during this expansive group journey that will be paired with a creative activity focused on opening the mind and cultivating connection. The group experience will be guided by Cardea's clinical therapist, Elizabeth Baum, and ceremonial sound practitioner, Johanna Verely.
What is Ketamine?
Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic that has historically been used medically for induction and maintenance of anesthesia. At anesthetic doses, ketamine induces a trance-like state, providing pain relief, sedation, and sometimes amnesia. Recently, the substance has been successfully used therapeutically for depression and has been widely researched for people with treatment-resistant depression and acute suicidality. It may also benefit patients with conditions such as PTSD, OCD, bipolar depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.
Cardea says: “The therapeutic force of ketamine comes from its ability to help you open up a little – or a lot, giving you the capacity to see the world differently and adding some nimbleness to your thoughts. This is why ketamine seems to help with particular forms of psychological suffering that have a habitual or repetitive element to them. It’s also why Ketamine can help people beyond their suffering, give them a chance to deeply contemplate life changes, get unstuck creatively, or reach moments of awakening.”
Total Exchange: $250 + Prescription
***Please arrive on time so that the group can participate in the full 3-hour session***
- Register your information on the Psychedelic Sisterhood event page (this page).
- A clinician from Cardea’s staff will follow up shortly to schedule an introductory call that is most convenient for you. This is a time for Cardea to begin the process of getting to know you and understand your interest and intentions. They will share more information about their process and answer any questions you may have.
- You will then meet virtually with a doctor for an hour-long medical intake session to explore your medical and mental health history to ensure a safe and therapeutic process and to help determine if ketamine is right for you. The current schedule availability is on Mondays and Fridays.
- Once approved, Cardea staff will set up payment options with you. Then, you'll be sent a prescription via snail mail. This will take about one (1) week.
- And that’s it!
When registering, please be sure to fill out the online form IN FULL so that we can get in touch with you for your screening. Be sure to complete the following:
- Full Name
- Phone Number
- Mailing Address (to receive your prescription)
**Due to the pre-screening and snail mail process, please be sure to register by ASAP, to ensure securing your prescription and your spot in the projected October 21st group session. No one is permitted to participate in the session without a doctor's prescription.
Johanna Verely (Ceremonial Sound Practitioner)
Johanna is a Reiki Master, Certified Sound Healing Practitioner, Yoga Nidra Practitioner, and Breathwork Facilitator. Johanna is also the Founder of Darmae Essentials. She uses various healing modalities to create a container for the individual to explore their self-discovery, encourage their optimal well-being, and empower them with the tools to strengthen their own innate ability to heal. All this is to unlock true freedom and lasting happiness while on the journey to the best expression of self.
Elizabeth Baum (Clinical Therapist)
Elizabeth is a New York-based psychotherapist with foundations in psychodynamic and transpersonal approaches. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MA in Integral Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. She has a dedicated interest in meaning-making and how we each best access and channel our unique gifts; through imagery, dreams, senses, and ritual. With the sincere goal of meeting each client in their own space, Liz’s approach is flexible, creative, and informed by myriad sources. She is certified in EMDR, Reiki, and EFT and has trained extensively in Internal Family Systems (IFS), Somatic Experiencing (SE), and the Imago approach, among many others, which she calls upon for her work both with individuals and couples.
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