Lessons from Plant Messengers

Expert Panel Session | CNNC 2020


Psychedelic Assisted Therapy, Traditional Healing and the Sacred Garden

How can traditional knowledge and scientific knowledge merge through psychedelic plant medicine teachings?

Psychedelic research has been revived and is producing fascinating findings and results. Cannabis assisted psychotherapy and psychedelic assisted psychotherapy are now on the new frontier of medicine. Healers and cultural plant messengers have been using traditional plant knowledge and spiritual healing practices for generations. During this revolutionary session, we will explore both.

Expand your mind and explore the new therapeutic potential of some of the oldest and wisest plant medicine on the planet.

Panel Experts

Dr. Alison B. Draisin PsyD, LMHC

Alison Draisin PsyD, LMHC is the founder and CEO of Ettalew’s Edibles (est. 2009). Prior to running a successful medical cannabis-infused company, Alison attained a Master’s Degree in Art Psychotherapy and a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology. She has worked in the mental health field for twenty-seven years and in September 2018, she joined the Advanced Integrative Medical Science (AIMS) Institute to provide psychology services and research in the areas of cannabis and ketamine assisted psychotherapy for children, adolescents, adults and families in the Seattle area.

Bernadette Torres

Bernadette Torres, Herbalist, Healer, Certified Health Facilitator, began her journey with medicinal plants and healing as a child in the mountains of Blacklake, New Mexico where her father was born and where he introduced her to her first healing plants.

Ashéninka Mino

Mino’s vision is to continue sowing seeds and growing wholesome communities of plants and people while helping to bring balance to all the beings of Mother Earth.