Linda Curran


3:00PM – 5:00PM PT
What’s Next in Trauma Treatment

502 - Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

The future of trauma treatment is psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.  The field of mental health treatment has seen a resurgence of interest in psychedelic-assisted therapy over the past few years, with promising research emerging on the use of substances like psilocybin and MDMA in the treatment of various mental health disorders.  

This workshop will cover a comprehensive understanding of the history, research, and potential applications of psychedelic-assisted therapy for trauma.  Gain an understanding of the therapeutic process and principles involved in this novel treatment approach, and insight into the practical aspects of candidate selection, preparation, and aftercare.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate the historical use of psychedelics, recent advancements in clinical research, and the emerging role of psychedelic-assisted therapy as a promising treatment modality for individuals experiencing trauma-related disorders. 
  • Explore the therapeutic process and principles of psychedelic-assisted therapy, including set and setting, integration, and ethical considerations. 
  • Assess appropriate candidate selection, preparation, and aftercare strategies for optimal patient outcomes in psychedelic-assisted therapy for trauma. 

Author of Trauma Competency: A Clinicians Guide

Linda A. Curran, BCPC, LPC, CAC-D, CCDPD, EMDR-C, sought-after national trainer, bestselling author, and film producer, has trained thousands of mental health clinicians across the country on trauma treatment. She is the President of Integrative Trauma Treatment, LLC, in Havertown, PA. With advanced degrees in both clinical psychology and public health, Linda is a Board Certified, Licensed Professional Counselor; Certified Addiction Counselor Diplomate; Certified Co-Occurring Professional Diplomate; Certified Gestalt Therapist; Certified Neurofeedback Practitioner; Certified Hypnotherapist; and Level II EMDR Practitioner.

International speaker on the treatment of trauma, and author of both Trauma Competency: A Clinicians Guide and 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions, Linda has developed, produced, and presents multi-media workshops on all aspects of psychological trauma. Her latest projects include the completion of (an extensive trauma resource for clinicians and clients alike), along with nine completed video projects for The Master Clinician Series. Linda continues to advocate for accessible, coherent, integrative trauma treatment for all those affected by trauma.