#497 How Medical Psychedelics Can Unlock Trauma and Improve Mental Health with Lauren Going

Lauren Going joins the show to talk about ketamine assisted therapy, psychedelic therapies, and how you can combine psychedelics with a variety of different therapies to help with depression, anxiety, with even end of life circumstances. Lauren discusses what happens physiologically in the brain when you do psilocybin and psychedelic assisted type therapies, and how this can be the missing piece to let people get to the next stage of their mental health journey. Lauren also covers the science backed research of these therapy modalities, including MDMA, and how these therapies could be the future of mental health work. 

What You’ll Learn

Tune into today’s podcast to hear all about:

  • How psychedelic treatments are used to address many mental health disorders.
  • The way psychedelics help to process trauma and traumatic memories.
  • The 3 phases of psychedelic assisted therapies and how they contribute to healing.
  • Ketamine and MDMA assisted therapies and how they work.
  • What’s happening on a neurological level when doing psychedelic assisted therapy.
  • The future of the psychedelic assisted therapy industry.


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About Lauren Going:

Lauren Going, LCSW-C is a leading educator in the field of psychedelic assisted therapy and founder of Inner Path Wellness, Baltimore’s first psychedelic assisted therapy center.

She began her work in psychedelic therapy assisting with some of the major studies at Johns Hopkins Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research conducted by Dr. Roland Griffiths, Dr. Bill Richards, Mary Cosimano.

She trained in Psilocybin therapy under Dr. Brian Richards at the Aquilino Cancer Institute – featured in the Netflix series “How to Change Your Mind”, trained in MDMA therapy with Dr. Rick Doblin at MAPS – Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies, and trained in Ketamine Assisted Therapies at PRATI – The Psychedelic Research and Training Institute.

Lauren is a trauma specialist trained in Internal Family Systems, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and several somatic therapies. She has studied with Richard Schwartz, Bessel Van der Kolk, Dan Siegel, Laurel Parnell among others.

Lauren has been on faculty with organizations such as the Bodywise Institute and the DMV Ketamine Training Center.

Lauren can be found innerpathbaltimore.com



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