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Psychedelic Training & Retreats

Psilocybin Mushroom Facilitator Training

Psilocybin Mushroom Facilitator Training for Clinical and Non-clinical Practitioners

Elemental's 150-hour mushroom journey facilitator program combines online and experiential opportunities to support your exploration of education, experience, and ethics for embodied practice as a mushroom journey guide.

Elemental's Mushroom Journey Facilitator Program involves:

  • 100 hours of online synchronous and asynchronous curriculum, study groups, and live calls

  • 50 hours of in-person education for clinical and non-clinical tracks, including:

  • 4-day in-person Elementals of the Psilocybin Mushroom Journey for clinical and non-clinical tracks

  • 3-day in-person Deepening your Psilocybin Mushroom Practice for clinical and non-clinical tracks

  • Single night group ceremonies for supervised practice opportunities

  • Ongoing virtual consultation groups 

How does Elemental's Mushroom Journey Facilitator Program differ between clinical and non-clinical practitioner tracks?

Non-clinical practitioners include individuals from a variety of backgrounds in the healing arts including yoga instructors, life coaches, massage therapists, meditation teachers, doulas, energy workers, reiki practitioners, CNA’s, EMT’s, as well as individuals from other backgrounds seeking to expand their lives into new terrain.

Elemental's non-clinical track in mushroom journey facilitation includes learning objectives important to practitioners from all backgrounds, such as:

  • Uncovering essential sitting skills

  • Perfecting the components of set and setting to support a safe and ethical psychedelic journey

  • Familiarizing yourself with screening protocols for non-licensed practitioners so that you may know when to refer out to other practitioners

  • Ethically staying within your role as a sitter or space holder for psilocybin journeys

  • Understanding and internalizing the ethics of psychedelic care, risks, and avoiding harm

  • Uncovering the importance of consultation and collaboration

  • Staying updated with the current legal landscape in Colorado for non-licensed practitioners in the allied health or healing arts.

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Elemental's clinical track is designed for licensed therapists, social workers, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, and other clinicians in the health or mental health fields.

The clinical track includes all of the essential competencies and embodied practices of psilocybin mushroom journey training with particular attention to the context of clinical work. 

2024 Cohort for the Mushroom Journey Facilitators Training Launching Soon

Our 2024 cohort for clinical and non-clinical mushroom journey facilitators is launching this fall! Pre-enrollment will open in June 2024 to hold your space in the fall cohort.

Our mushroom journey facilitator training takes place over 7 months starting in late September 2024. Each week, students will engage readings, podcasts, and recorded talks, alongside weekly live calls with training faculty and special guests.

Students will have the opportunity to connect in community through several in-person events, including:

  • a one-day kick-off gathering in late September 2024 to meet the faculty and jumpstart our educational program together

  • our Elementals retreat, with two date options to choose from

    • October 9-13, 2024 in Manitou, CO or November 13-17, 2024 in Lyons, CO​

  • our Deepening your Practice retreat, with two date options to choose from​

    • February 27-March 2, 2025 in Lyons, CO or March 27-31, 2025 in Lyons, CO​

  • your choice of any two single-night group ceremonies offered on multiple occasions throughout the 7 month program​

Estimated program cost is $8,500 for 150 educational hours plus 40 hours of supervised practice. For students with prior completed training in psychedelic therapy or for persons who have already completed some training with Elemental Psychedelics, accelerated program options are available. 

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Gabe DeRita

Transformational Life Coach

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