Calendar

Schedule 2021

July 26, 2021

5:00pm – 6:30pm (PDT)

Psychedelics for Grief

Let’s talk about how psychedelics can offer a way into and through grief by being a portal of connection with ourselves, one another, and the planet.

From grieving loved ones to the climate crisis, the process of grief can come in waves, from confusion to sorrow. Entheogens and psychedelics have shown unique promise in helping people move through these stages. In clinical trials at NYU, Johns Hopkins, and others, research has shown that there’s an intimate connection between this healing and the mystical qualities of a psychedelic experience.

May 23, 2021

2:00pm – 3:00pm (PDT)

Psychedelics as a Commodity at the Los Angeles Medicinal Psychedelics Symposium

Psychedelics as a commodity? The current conversation on psychedelics is reaching broadly into our society. We are all glad to see this topic be less stigmatized than before and so much more openly discussed. We are glad to see MDMA and Psilocybin be considered potent treatments for crippling mental conditions. But, we are facing a challenge in this current orientation on psychedelics. There is also a trend which tends to medicalize and commodify substances that were originally sacred to some indigenous groups and part of ancient rituals. The social stage is opening up now to people and companies which are starting to take advantage of the opportunity to profit from this field. The danger is that the diligent and thorough approach which values the weaving of sacred rituals and efficiency of treatment together with psychological depth of understanding be seen as too rigid and too tedious to be applied. How do we face this challenge as a community by creating standards of training, listening to guidance from elders in this field, turning to indigenous wisdom holders as to create a right balance between the necessary scaling of quality guides and the stable and solid foundation on which they will stand.

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March 19, 2021

1:10pm – 1:30pm

World Happiness Fest: Psychedelic Assisted Therapy: Bridging the Divide between Indigenous wisdom and western psychology

The World Happiness Fest is thrilled to present our annual 6 day Happiness Celebration taking place from March 18th – 23rd. This series of events is the most diverse, and polycentric global happiness forum, reaching over 10M people in 2020 in over 40 countries. The World Happiness Week unites the leading happiness and well-being experts from the fields of education, business, science, art, technology, music, and policy. Throughout the week we have a series of events happening both digitally and, whenever possible in-person. From our Central Stage in Spain, to our online Digital Summit, Global Agoras taking place in 80 cities around the world, and our Conscious Kids Fest, this week brings the world together to celebrate happiness and well-being as new paradigms for human progress.

 

February 1, 2021

6:00pm

Bridging Indigenous Wisdom and Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy

In the climate of advancing research with the medical use of psychedelics, how are ancient traditions anchored in the use of sacred plants and fungi considered? How is it possible to cultivate reciprocity, honoring these traditions, cultures, and people while integrating their wisdom into our Western industrialized world? How are these rituals handled in their own traditions, and how do we replicate them without cultural misappropriation? Once connected with lineages and traditional uses of these sacred substances, our modern world can feel the support and permission to translate their ceremonies.?

Schedule 2020

November 18, 2020

5:30pm

Weaving World: Indigenous Traditions & Western Psychotherapy

In February, we filmed this unique cross-cultural conversation, comparing Mazatec healing traditions and Western psychotherapy. We are excited to present this very special episode, featuring: Eugenia Casimiro, Mazatec healer, Françoise Bourzat, guide & author in conversation w/ Ismail Ali, MAPS

November 12, 2020

5:15 – 6:15pm (PST)

Information Session for Bereaved Parents Retreat

Learn more about the upcoming retreat on Parental Grief in Jamaica

October 21, 2020

4:30 – 5:30pm. Meeting ID: 823-2243-5550, Passcode: Trip

Psychedelic Assisted Therapies: A Holistic Approach for Bridging Shamanistic Practices with Clinical Trials in 2020

 Pacifica Brain Health Center Lecture via Zoom

October 14 -16, 2020

2020: Vision and Visionaries

 Psychedelic Psychotherapy Forum, Vancouver, Canada

October 8 – 12, 2020

Horizons: Perspectives on Psychedelics

 New York, NY

September 18, 2020

The Psilocybin Summit

The Mt. Tam Psilocybin Summit, Online

September 10, 2020, 5-7pm PDT

Panelist Spirit Medicine: A Dialogue on Entheogens for Healing, Cosmological Exploration & Spiritual Growth with Françoise Bourzat and Christpher Bach.

East West Book Shop, Online

July 10 – 12, 2020

“Science and Psychedelic Integration”

Los Angeles Psychedelic Science Symposium, The Ace Theater, Los Angeles, CA

June 15 – 19, 2020

“Psychedelic Integration”

Esalen Institute, 55000 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA, 93920

April 21, 2020

Fantastic Fungi Global Virtual Gathering

Online event

April 19, 2020

The Spore presents “Sacred Solidarity”

Online event

April 1, 2020

“Psychedelics and Spirituality”

 California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA 94103

Schedule 2019

October 30, 2019. 7:30pm

“An Evening with Françoise Bourzat”

Science Studios, 3FL, 159 Pioneer St., Brooklyn, NY 11231

November 17, 2019. 1:30pm-2:30pm

C.G.Jung Institute of San Francisco presents: “Encountering the Numinous”

2040 Gough St, San Francisco, CA

November 14, 2018. 6pm-7:30pm

“Entheogenic indigenous traditions in times of medicalization”

Hearst Museum, University of Berkeley, CA

November 10, 2019

“The spiritual experience  of psychedelics as a healing path”

KRIYA Conference (Ketamine Research Institute), Menlo Park, CA

September 19 – 22, 2019

The Mt. Tam Psilocybin Summit 

A worldwide online conference.

August 29, 2019 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Consciousness Medicine Book Reading

Banyen Books & Sound, 3608 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

August 28, 2019 from 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Consciousness Medicine Book Reading

East West Bookshop, 6407 12TH AVE NE, SEATTLE, WA 98115

August 14, 2019 at 5:00pm

Consciousness Medicine Book Reading

Buck’s of Woodside, 3062 Woodside Rd., Woodside, CA 94062

July 20, 2019 at 1:00pm

Consciousness Medicine Book Reading

Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925

June 25, 2019 at 7pm

Consciousness Medicine Book Launch with Françoise Bourzat and Kristina Hunter

Books Inc., 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA

April 12 – 13, 2019

Association for Transpersonal Psychology Conference

Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California

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