2022 Psychedelic Healing Summit
Program & Replays
“Decapitalize the Sacred” and Reimagine Our Future As One Where We Live in Reciprocity
How do we honor the natural roots of sacred medicines in an era of late-stage capitalism? Join in on this powerful conversation to understand how the psychedelic movement can avoid the pitfalls of industrialization and protect the genesis points of these healing modalities.
Charles Eisenstein is a speaker and writer focusing on themes of human culture and identity. He is the author of several books, most recently Sacred Economics and The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible. His background includes a degree in mathematics and philosophy from Yale, a decade spent in Taiwan working as a translator, and stints as a college instructor, a yoga teacher, and a construction worker. He currently writes and speaks full time.
Claudia Cuentas is a Peruvian artist, a researcher, an educator, and a therapist (LMFT), specializing in the treatment of healing trauma, cultural identity, and decolonization of healing. She is trained in somatic experiencing, drama therapy and expressive arts therapy, and holds an MA in counseling psychology. She also has extensive studies in Indigenous healing practices from her native Aymara and Quechua lineages of South America.
Claudia started her journey as an educator and advocate of art as a tool for healing and liberation. In becoming a therapist at the California Institute of Integral Studies, she focused on serving immigrant communities, families, and children. She has worked with undocumented families, refugees, homeless populations, and female survivors of violence, especially dealing with PTSD. She has completed parts A and B of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) MDMA Therapy Training Program and is also trained in the use of Ketamine for trauma recovery. She continues to participate in ongoing training and education on the intersectionality of generational trauma, plant medicine science, eco-informed therapy, somatic/nervous system healing, and Indigenous knowledge.
Claudia currently has a private practice in Portland, Oregon, and is the Cultural Director of Alma Institute, focusing on providing psilocybin-assisted therapy training programs to underserved and underrepresented communities in the field. She is also on the guest faculty at Lewis & Clark University. Claudia is committed to providing ethical, educational, and integrated work to support indigenous, black, brown, and immigrant communities to heal and thrive. She is also a recording musician, a singer-songwriter, and the founder of the Canta Colibrí Project.