Designed for: Experienced psychedelic therapists
Hosted by:
Dr. Lisa Summer
Running from:
Sat & Sun, July 1-2
9:00am – 4:30pm ET / 1:00pm – 8:30pm GMT
$350 to $500 (discount for Wavepaths care-providers)

Are you aware that focused music listening increases a client’s readiness for psychedelic-assisted therapy? Join Dr. Lisa Summer, a board-certified music therapist and psychedelic therapist, to learn a step-by-step process to incorporate music during the preparation phase of psychedelic-assisted therapy. This primarily experiential 2-day course will include live demonstrations, teaching, hands-on experiential exercises, and discussions. This workshop is for experienced therapists working with psychedelics, such as Ketamine, Psilocybin, MDMA and others.

(If you would like to join this workshop but are unable to pay full price, please contact [email protected] to request support)

You’ll learn how to

  • Use music to strengthen the therapeutic alliance
  • Guide a client into listening receptively and actively
  • Communicate about the role of music in dosing sessions
  • Assess and respond to your client’s music



Lisa Summer, PhD, LMHC, MT-BC, FAMI, Director of Music Therapy at Anna Maria College, is a leading voice for the Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) method developed by Helen Bonny and is editor of Bonny’s collected publications, Music and Consciousness (which includes Bonny & Pahnke’s historic 1972 article on music and peak experiences in LSD therapy). Lisa leads GIM seminars for therapists throughout the world through her Institute for Music and Consciousness and she is currently applying her 40 years of experience with music and altered states of consciousness to the design of GIM-informed music protocols in her role as a member of the research team at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston led by Yvan Beaussant, studying the effects of psilocybin on demoralization in hospice patients. Lisa has served on the American Music Therapy Association Ethics Review Board, and has been awarded regional and national AMTA Presidential Awards for Research Achievements and Service to the Music Therapy Profession.

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