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MDMA and Couples Therapy [ONLINE]
July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$20
About this Event
MDMA & Couples Therapy with Catherine Auman LMFT
Friday, July 24th | 7 – 9 PM | LIVESTREAM ONLY!
Soon MDMA will be approved as a legal treatment for PTSD, but what about its possibilities for couples therapy? It may seem like a no-brainer, as MDMA is well-known as a heart-opener and as a recreational, celebratory experience of increased compassion and sensuality. Why don’t couples just take Ecstasy together, then? Because MDMA will also bring up whatever is in the way of heart opening, and for some couples, this stuff that has been lurking in the background for years.
In this talk, we will explore MDMA’s potential for couples therapy, the (nearly nonexistent) research, anecdotal evidence, and possible treatment strategies.
Catherine Auman LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) is a spiritual psychotherapist and the Director of the Transpersonal Counseling Center in West LA. She has advanced training in traditional psychology as well as the wisdom traditions. Catherine lived for a year at the Osho ashram in India – a full-time immersion in tantra and meditation – and she has studied an practiced tantra, love, sex, intimacy, and seduction with numerous teachers.