Psychedelic therapy: a trip that requires an experienced guide

Trainees also learn to facilitate the process of integration in which patients incorporate into their daily lives what they thought and felt during their psychedelic journey. Again, conventional therapists may find themselves in uncharted territory. “In psilocybin trials, people are reported to have had mystical experiences. Usually, talking about it doesn’t necessarily fit into psychotherapy,” … Read more

Benedict XVI and ecology: Protecting creation requires a new cultural vision

More than any of his predecessors, the German pontiff has spoken out about the environment and ecology, to the point that he has earned the nickname “Green Pope.” Father Mariano Pappalardo, director of the Evangelization and Catechesis service of the diocese of Rieti: for him, the book of nature is an “invisible book” that includes … Read more