The 2018 Psychedelic Psychotherapy Forum self learning program has been approved to a maximum of 20 CME credits per registrant by College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC):

Forum Day 1: 5.25 CME credits

Forum Day 2: 6.75 CME credits

Workshop A & B: 6 CME credits

Workshop C1: 8 CME credits

Enclosed is the detailed 2018 Forum schedule illustrating which presentations/panels for Day 1 and 2, and weekend workshops have been accredited/not accredited.

THURS, OCT 11, 2018DAY 1
Venue: Westin Bear Mountain Resort, Victoria, BC
7:00amRegistration - Doors Open
Continental Breakfast
8:30amWelcome
Kevin Parker, MA, RCC; Pauline Goh, MA, RCC, Integral Counselling BC
8:35amInvocation & Blessing
Robert George
8:45amOpening Remarks
Kevin Parker, MA, RCC
8:55am "Say it with a Picture" - introduction
Bruce Tobin, PhD, RCC
9:00amKeynote Address: Psychedelics and the "Entropic" Brain
Robin Carhart-Harris, PhD
{1.5 CME credits}
10:30amCoffee/Tea Break
10:45amKetamine-assisted Psychotherapy
Philip Wolfson, MD; Donna Dryer, MD; Richard Yensen, PhD; [Moderator: Veronika Gold, LMFT, SEP]
{1.25 CME credits}
12:00pmPsychedelic Medicine Community
Bradley Foster, MA, RP; Tarzie McLean, MC; Carolyn Green, PhD; [Moderator: Trevor Millar]
1:00pmLunch
2:00pm Innovations at CIIS: The First Accredited Program in Psychedelic Therapy and Research
Janis Phelps, PhD
2:15pmPioneers of the New Frontier: Training the Psychedelic Psychotherapist
Anthony Bossis, PhD; Philip Wolfson, MD; Janis Phelps, PhD; Donna Dryer, MD; [Moderator: Jay Wang, MD]
{1.25 CME credits}
3:30pmCoffee/Tea Break
3:45pmAyahuasca: Cultivating a Therapeutic Relationship with a Plant Spirit
Joe Tafur, MD; Rachel Harris, PhD; Leanna Standish, PhD; [Moderator: Kevin Parker, MA, RCC]
{1.25 CME credits}
5:00pmClosing Discussion/Circle
Kevin Parker, MA, RCC
5:30pmEnd
DINNER EVENTBY SEPARATE ADMISSION/REGISTRATION Venue: Westin Bear Mountain Resort, Victoria, BC
7:00 – 10:00pm Dreamtime Campfire
Hot buffet dinner, followed by two hours of community sharing - including songs, poems, teachings and storytelling
FRIDAY, OCT 12, 2018DAY 2
Venue: Westin Bear Mountain Resort, Victoria, BC
7:30amRegistration
Continental Breakfast
8:30amOpening Remarks
Kevin Parker, MA, RCC
8:45amThe Dangers of Disembodiment and the Promise of Somatic Psychedelic Therapy
Devon Christie, MD, CCFP, IFMCP, RTC
{1.25 CME}
10:00amMinding the Future: From Psychedelic Renaissance to Health Care Reform
Kenneth Tupper, PhD
{.5 CME credits}
10:30amCoffee/Tea Break
10:45amActivist Therapists -- Taking Initiatives to Change Laws
Bruce Tobin, PhD, RCC; Bradley Foster, MA; Tom Eckert, MS, LPC; Sheri Eckert, MA; [Moderator: Eleonora Molnar, MA]
{1.25 CME credits}
Noon Lunch
1:00pmAyahuasca Shamanism: Illuminating the Interface between Biology, Emotion and Spirituality
Joe Tafur, MD
{1 CME credit}
2:00pmMDMA Clinical Trials for PTSD -- Updates and a Preview of the Road Ahead
Charlotte Jackson, MA, RCC; Rick Miners, PhD, RPsych; Hayden Rubensohn, MD; [Moderator: Veronika Gold, LMFT, SEP]
{1.5 CME credits}
3:30pmCoffee/Tea Break
3:45pmPsilocybin-Generated Mystical Experience for End-of-Life Distress: Rationale, Research Findings, and Patient Experiences
Anthony Bossis, PhD
{1.25 CME credits}
5:00pmCommunity Circles,
Closing Discussions/Remarks

Kevin Parker, MA, RCC
6:00pmEnd
SATURDAY, OCT 13, 2018DAY 3 - POST-FORUM WEEKEND WORKSHOPS
(BY SEPARATE ADMISSION - FORUM ATTENDEES GET PRIORITY REGISTRATION)
Note: Workshops are held at two different venues in Victoria, BC
Workshops A & B
Venue: Victoria Conference Centre (downtown Victoria)
Workshop A
9:00am – 4:00pm
Bringing Art Therapy into Psychedelic Medicine
Bruce Tobin, PhD, RCC, ATR
{6 CME credits}
Workshop B
9:00am - 4:00pm
Intention and Integration: Realizing Transformation in Psychedelic Therapy
Joe Tafur, MD; Cvita Mamic
{6 CME credits}
Workshops C1 and C2
Venue: James Bay Athletic Centre (downtown Victoria)
Workshop C1
9:00am - 6:00pm
Holotropic Breathwork(TM)
Ellen Watson (of Esalen Institute); Carolyn Green, PhD; Neil Hanon, MD, FRCP(c), DABPN
{8 CME credits}
Workshop C2
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Occupy YourSelf: The Practice of Presence
Ellen Watson (of Esalen Institute); Carolyn Green, PhD; Neil Hanon, MD, FRCP(c), DABPN
SUNDAY, OCT 14, 2018DAY 4 - POST-FORUM WORKSHOPS
(BY SEPARATE ADMISSION)
Workshop C2
9:00am - 8:00pm
Occupy YourSelf: The Practice of Presence - continued
Ellen Watson (of Esalen Institute); Carolyn Green, PhD