Learning to Let Go: A Cognitive-Behavioral Model of How Psychedelic Therapy Promotes Acceptance

@article{Wolff2020LearningTL,
  title={Learning to Let Go: A Cognitive-Behavioral Model of How Psychedelic Therapy Promotes Acceptance},
  author={Max Wolff and Ricarda Evens and Lea Julia Mertens and Michael Koslowski and Felix Betzler and Gerhard Gr{\"u}nder and Henrik Jungaberle},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychiatry},
  year={2020},
  volume={11}
}
  • Max Wolff, Ricarda Evens, +4 authors Henrik Jungaberle
  • Published in Frontiers in Psychiatry 2020
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The efficacy of psychedelic-assisted therapies for mental disorders has been attributed to the lasting change from experiential avoidance to acceptance that these treatments appear to facilitate. This article presents a conceptual model that specifies potential psychological mechanisms underlying such change, and that shows substantial parallels between psychedelic therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy: We propose that in the carefully controlled context of psychedelic therapy as applied in… CONTINUE READING

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