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Thu, Jan 11


Lowry Conference Center

Elementals of Psilocybin Mushrooms

An Introduction to Psilocybin Mushroom Journey Facilitation for Non-clinical Practitioners from All Backgrounds

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Elementals of Psilocybin Mushrooms
Elementals of Psilocybin Mushrooms

Time & Location

Jan 11, 2024, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Lowry Conference Center, 1061 Akron Way Building 697, Denver, CO 80230, USA


About the event

This introductory workshop is designed to support practitioners from a variety of backgrounds in learning the elementals of supporting safe and ethical psilocybin mushroom journeys for others. In this workshop, you will learn:

  • components of set and setting to support a safe and ethical psychedelic journey
  • the ethics of psychedelic care, risks, and avoiding harm
  • screening questions for non-licensed practitioners so that you may know when to refer out to other practitioners and how to ethically stay within your role as a sitter or space holder for psychedelic journeys, and
  • the current and emerging legal landscape nationally for non-clinical practitioners 

The workshop is open to practitioners from all varieties of backgrounds, including yoga instructors, life coaches, massage therapists, meditation teachers, doulas, energy workers, reiki practitioners, CNA’s, EMT’s, and both early and late career practitioners. It's also a great segue into our forthcoming Psilocybin Mushroom Journey Facilitator Training for non-clinical practitioners. And, as a participant in the one-day Elementals of Mushrooms workshop, $100 of your registration fee can be applied toward any multi-day Immersive training!  

This workshop will be delivered in-person in Denver, CO, at the Lowry Conference Center near the Community College of Aurora. We will have a break for lunch. You can bring your own lunch, or buy lunch at a nearby restaurant. There is plenty of free parking and wifi available. We can't wait to see you there! For questions, contact:

Dr. Shannon Hughes, MSW, PhD

Dr. Shannon Hughes (she/her/hers) teaches, consults, and conducts research on how we use drugs and medicines in our society today. She is a community organizer and leader in articulating the shifting paradigms around our relationships with Self and medicines/drugs. She has developed and delivered education and training to professional social workers, counselors, and researchers, and to young people trying to make sense of their distress and struggles outside of a medicalized worldview. Dr. Hughes earned her doctorate in Social Work in 2010 and is an Associate Professor in Social Work at Colorado State University and in the Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health. She is a founding member of The Nowak Society, 501c3, a Colorado-based non-profit providing community education and organizing around psychedelics and drug policy reform. In her private practice, Dr. Hughes blends spirituality (through tapping into our inner guidance systems) with life coaching and psycho-spiritual integration of psychedelic experiences.

Dori Lewis, MA, LPC, LMHC

Dori Lewis (she, her, hers) is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-S) and Clinical Supervisor with a Masters in Education (EdM) and Masters in Psychology (MA) from Columbia University in New York, NY. Dori is a co-founder of Elemental Psychedelics and the owner-operator of Reflective Healing in Fort Collins, CO, a psychotherapy group practice that specializes in psychedelic therapy using ketamine, integration therapy, transpersonal psychotherapy, and providing clinical supervision. As a clinician in practice for 10 years, Dori blends transpersonal psychology, depth work, and psychedelic-assisted therapy within a model that centers the therapeutic relationship. Her public work in the psychedelic space is critically centered on the topics of ethics, access and power in psychedelic spaces, diversity, equity and inclusion in the psychedelic psychotherapy space and cultural appropriation as it relates to ritual and ceremony.


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