Psychedelic-Assisted Healing & Harm Reduction

Getting the Most out of Every Journey


Creative approaches to supporting the body, psyche, and spirit.

It’s no secret that psychedelic medicine is making a comeback. The recent years have seen an explosion of new research demonstrating the effects of substances like MDMA (the active ingredient in the street drug “ecstasy”) in helping individuals with treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Psilocybin (the active constituent of “magic mushrooms”) has been shown in trials at NYU and Johns Hopkins to help relieve anxiety and depression, with long-lasting benefits. And yet other psychedelic substances like the Amazonian brew Ayahuasca, the Bwiti shrub Iboga, and even the American hippie generation’s LSD-25 may help individuals overcome addictions (including drug addictions) more successfully than the other programs and therapies currently available within the scope of Western medicine. (Fun fact: Bill W, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous credited a psychedelic journey with his successful sobriety and in fact advocated for the use of psychedelics in the treatment of alcoholism.)

While the research is promising and will very likely result in many of these substances becoming legal in the United States within the very near future, the jury is still out. Theses substances are not without their risks, and they are certainly not foolproof.

That’s where chatting with a professional about psychedelic harm reduction may be a wise step in helping you make the smartest choices possible.

Private Consultations

I am delighted to offer private consultations via phone or web to clients across the globe.

Please visit the Media Page to watch more videos, read articles, and hear podcast interviews in which I talk about psychedelic medicine.

Here’s what I can offer you:

  • Help you better understand the risks and benefits of psychedelic healing
  • Summarize my understanding of the latest research on entheogenic substances, doses, and outcomes
  • Discuss the anecdotal evidence and crowd-sourced study results on microdosing and macrodosing
  • Help you create a customized “birthing plan,” considering such elements as set, setting, timing, company, etc.
  • Help you set intentions and goals for what you want to get out of your journey
  • Help you prepare for a more meaningful and safe journey
  • Explore options other than psychedelics to help you accomplish your healing goals
  • Talk about what kinds of conditions and issues psychedelics can aggravate or make worse
  • Have supportive sessions before and after your journey (also known as pre- and post-ceremony counseling) to help you understand and make the most of the lessons learned

Here’s what I CANNOT do:

  • Make claims that are not supported by evidence
  • Offer legal advise
  • Advise that you break the law or assist you in doing so
  • Give you the name/number of a clandestine chemist or underground grower

Private Consultations

I am delighted to offer private consultations via phone or web to clients across the globe.

Created by Dr. Zelfand

Psychedelic Education Resources

The Science of Psychedelics Series

Designed for healthcare providers and empowered consumers alike, Dr. Zelfand’s psychedelic webinar series is rooted in evidence-based medicine and first-hand experiences.

This course is available online, on demand, in a self-paced module format. The modules can be purchased individually, or all together for a packaged discount with CME and CE accreditation.

Modules include:

* The Mechanisms of Action of Psilocybin & LSD
* Using Psychedelics to Treat Addiction
* Ketamine for Depression & Mood Disorders
*MDMA for PTSD & Couples Therapy
* Microdosing
* Therapeutic Basics
* Experiential Meditation

The Basics of Tripping & Trip Sitting

This is my crash-course in how to use psychedelics responsibly and increase the chances of having a fun, healing experience while reducing the risk of freaking out or having a “bad trip.” It’s a must for anybody who uses psychedelics, wants to use psychedelics, works in law enforcement or emergency medicine, or spends time in settings in which other people are using psychedelics (eg: at music festivals).

This course is FREE!


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