Summary: Sara Gael, M.A., Harm Reduction Officer for MAPS’ Zendo Project, joins an episode of the Ten Laws with East Forest Podcast for an insightful conversation about psychedelic medicine, integration, and harm reduction. Sara shares her perspectives and knowledge gained from years of work with the Zendo Project and as an Intern Therapist for the recently completed MAPS-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD in Boulder, CO.”
Originally appearing here.
After receiving her Master’s degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology at Naropa University, Sara began working with MAPS in 2012, coordinating psychedelic harm reduction services at festivals and events worldwide with the Zendo Project. Sara was an Intern Therapist for the recently completed MAPS Phase 2 clinical trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD in Boulder, CO.
She maintains a private practice as a psychotherapist specializing in trauma and non-ordinary states of consciousness. Sara believes that developing a comprehensive understanding of psychedelic medicines through research and education is essential for the health and well being of individuals, communities, and the planet.