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Supporting Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy for non-KAP therapists

  • 08 Mar 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Zoom


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SF Bay Area ACBS welcomes you to: 

Supporting Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy for non-KAP therapists

with Courtney Watson, LMFT, CST

Wednesday March 8th from 6p-7p

In this presentation we will gain insights into the new burgeoning field of psychedelic assisted psychotherapy and learn about the legal ketamine assisted psychotherapy treatment options. We'll also address stigma around substances, the deleterious impacts of the War on Drugs and how to best how to support clients who are receiving ketamine treatment from outside providers. Attendees will walk away understanding the benefits of psychedelic assisted therapy and ways to support this new aspect of the psychotherapy field.


Courtney Watson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and AASECT Certified Sex therapist, and the owner of Doorway Therapeutic Services, a group therapy practice in Oakland, CA focused on addressing the mental health needs of Black, Indigenous & People of Color, Queer folks, Trans, Gender Non-conforming, Non binary and Two Spirit individuals. Courtney has followed the direction of her ancestors to incorporate psychedelic-assisted therapy into her offerings for folks with multiple marginalized identities and stresses the importance of BIPOC and Queer providers offering these services. She has received training from the Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research at CIIS, MAPS and Polaris Insight Center to provide psychedelic-assisted therapy with a variety of medicines. She founded a non-profit, Access to Doorways, to raise funds to subsidize the cost of ketamine/psychedelic-assisted therapy for QTBIPOC clients.

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