top of page

Ketamine Therapy Training

A somatically grounded, mindful, and soulful approach to group ketamine therapy.

Experiential Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy
Training in the San Francisco Bay Area

2024 Dates: To Be Announced

This two-day training for licensed clinicians and experienced interns develops an understanding of ketamine-assisted psychotherapy’s subjective and therapeutic effects from the inside out.

This program is an opportunity for experiential learning with ketamine that incorporates didactic information with somatically integrated group practice for building safety, understanding intention, tending to set and setting, and fostering integration.

Participants will work in pairs to directly experience facilitated KAP from the perspective of a sitter and a client. All ketamine sessions will be low dose, and participants may choose between sublingual lozenges or intramuscular routes of administration. Completion of didactic Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy training is a prerequisite for this training.


Learning Objectives:

  • Develop psychotherapy skills in the practice of ketamine therapy

  • Integrate basic ketamine-assisted psychotherapy (KAP) principles with group somatic practice.

  • Understand the subjective and therapeutic benefits of ketamine as a tool for psychological development

  • Build mindfulness & a sense of inner resourcefulness


COVID Safety:  In this experiential KAP training, we balance the need for in-person experiential and training with COVID safety by using a combination of safety protocol.  For questions, please contact


For questions about the clinical procedures outlined here, contact Jessica at 707-992-5015 or  


It should be noted that enrollment in this training is not a guarantee for acceptance.  Should a participant fail to qualify for the training, fees paid for the course will be fully refunded.  


Faculty:  Jim Matto-Shepard, PhD | Carl Spitzer, MD | Jessica McIninch, PsyD | Christine Schneider, MD

Interested in learning more? Leave us a message below and download the training flyer.

Download our flyer

Thanks for submitting!
bottom of page