2023 Psychedelic Healing Summit
Program & Replays
Bridging Spiritual and Mental Health With Psychedelics
Jennifer Montjoy, PhD, shares the importance of personal foundational work, including the exploration and development of your own personal spiritual practice. Optimal spiritual growth emerges from the intentional and respectful use of these medicines. She also shares the research for treating chronic PTSD utilizing an individualized spiritual approach in clinical practice.
In this session, you’ll discover:
- Practical suggestions for exploration and development of your own, personalized spiritual practice
- Examples of personal foundational work
- The research/work for treating chronic PTSD utilizing ketamine-assisted psychotherapy, including the Indigenous Reciprocity program with Modern Spirit
Jennifer Montjoy, PhD, Psychiatric NP-BC
Jennifer Montjoy, PhD, relocated to Tucson, the traditional homeland of the Tohono O’odham peoples, in 2016 upon completion of her master's degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University, and then earned a PhD from the University of Arizona where she studied biobehavioral neuroscience. Her dissertation is titled Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy (KAP): Clinical outcomes and self-transcendence in depression and chronic PTSD. Since leaving academia, she's worked as a psychiatric provider, bringing an integrated, holistic approach to her mental wellness practice.
Ceremony and ritual are essential aspects of Jennifer’s personal and KAP practice. She participated in Web of Life’s 1-year ministry ordainment program, and was ordained in September 2021. Animism is a non-religious, earth-honoring spiritual practice emphasizing the sacred connection between human and non-human peoples. To date, Jennifer has facilitated more than 350 KAP sessions, and has trained approximately 100 licensed clinicians through her 4-day ketamine-assisted psychotherapy intensives.