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Dedication to increasing Access, Safety and Understanding of psychedelic therapies and altered states of consciousness through a collaboration of like-minded practitioners.
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The Ko-Op is an association of allied members working together towards the shared goal of human flourishing. Our core values are Equality, Partnership and Safety. The Ko-Op provides a safe and welcoming location and a community devoted to discussion and collaboration.
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Could Psychedelic Therapy In Philadelphia Be For You
Do any of these questions resonate with your experience?
It may be beneficial to know people have found answers in psychedelic medicine....
Have you been given a diagnosis such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Treatment Resistant Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar I or II disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), psychological reactions to physical illness, or an Eating Disorder?
Are you disillusioned with the mental and behavioral-health-care system because you continue to suffer? Are you sick and tired of psychiatric medications?
Do you struggle in your relationships? Are you haunted by existential questions about life and how you’re living? Are you sleep-deprived or feeling like you’re off track? Are you worn down by the malaise of modern parenting? Do you feel burdened by trauma?
If any of these questions resonate with you, it may be beneficial to know many people have found answers in psychedelic healing.
Why Is Ketamine Used For Treatments?
Currently, Ketamine is the only FDA legal psychedelic permitted for use in a clinical setting; hopefully this will soon change as legislation works to reclassify several psychedelic drugs. Ketamine has been used worldwide since 1970 and has been listed as an essential medicine by the World Health Organization since 1985. Over the course of its history, practitioners and medical researchers have come to understand ketamine’s psychedelic healing powers for mental health conditions and chronic pain.
The 3 Major Effects Of Ketamine
How Does It Work?
The Experimental Effects
Ketamine dissociates the mind from the body, providing us with a glimpse into our unconscious without losing consciousness. Many refer to this as a higher consciousness. The experience can change how we perceive the world and our present circumstance by offering a unique and objective view of oneself . Psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia has allowed many people to drastically shift their perspective to one that feels inherently true, allowing for psychedelic healing.
The Psychological Effect
Ketamine therapy can’t undo negative past experiences. It can, however, help us view our experiences without judgment. The perceptual shift can move us out of feeling stuck in our troubles to seeing new possibilities and ways of being. For many patients, the ketamine experience can be a potent catalyst for change that might otherwise take months or years to access using more commonplace therapeutic techniques.
The Biological Effect
Ketamine is known for its antidepressant effect. Long-term depression can cause a loss of important connections in our brains, called synapses, that facilitate nerve cell communication. Research shows that within 24-hours of receiving the first dose of medically-supervised ketamine, lost connections begin to regrow. Regrowing and reactivating synapses can support the brain in shifting out of depression.
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How Does It Feel?
Trance and Transformation – the Journey
Once taken, ketamine can facilitate a respite from ordinary thought. There can be a complete shut off from negativity and ruminating thoughts, facilitating an openness to your mind’s capacity and allowing more access to and acceptance of yourself through psychedelic healing.
The 3 Classification of the Ketamine Experience
Psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia can be categorized three ways: psycholytic, psychedelic, and anesthetic.
The psycholytic effect occurs at lower doses and the intention is to bring on the expanded state of consciousness while staying connected to the present moment. A trance-like feeling is experienced without a loss of objectivity, allowing for a deeper dive into therapeutic material.
The psychedelic experiences occur at moderate doses, with the intention of creating a deeper dissociative state. This experience produces the feeling of observing one’s mind, body, and life from an objective lens. The patient is gently guided into their psychedelic experience and supported closely throughout the process. You may experience genuine calmness, quieting of the mind, feelings of gratitude, a connection ecstatic, death of your ego, and reliving past experiences from a different perspective. These psychedelic experiences can be complex and multifaceted, including visual and auditory distortions and complex closed-eye “visions,” profound changes in emotions and mood, and heightened sensitivity to internal and external contexts.
The anesthetic effect occurs at high doses, such as those administered in hospital settings. Effects include sedation and reduced sensation of pain.
How do I register for an appointment?
To get request an appointment for psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia its very simple! You can click any of the buttons that say “Request Appointment” or you can navigate to the contact page and fill out our appointment request form there. Lastly, you can schedule an appointment for psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia directly from any of The Ko-Op clinician’s profile pages. We look forward to providing you with psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia!
What happens after I request my appointment?
After you request your first psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia session you will receive a confirmation email as well as a text message letting you know that your request has been received. Shortly after that you will be contacted via your contact preferences about scheduling your first session with the clinician you selected when you submitted your appointment request. All of your questions can be answered about what your psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia will be like. We look forward to speaking with you!
How long is the average psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia session?
The entire psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia treatment is multiple sessions and each session is multi hour and are usually anywhere between 1.5 to 2 hours in length. It truly depends on the individua. We make sure to tailor all sessions and treatment regimens on a per patient basis; no one size fits all.
How is the Ketamine administered here at Ko-Op?
We use a PO Ketamine (Lozenges/Troches: 16-20% bioavailability. This means it is taken orally and allowed to dissolve in your mouth. Durations of action is 2-3 Hours. Before we ever start your psychedelic therapy in Philadelphia session we will address and discuss the benefits of this option.
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