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With current plant medicine and psychedelic renaissance, many of us are drawn to ceremonies but often are not ready to hold the experience and the changes it might bring.

In this experience, together, we explore your physical, emotional, and mental set and setting to prepare you for the psychedelic journey and embody the gift you bring in the body-centred integration process. 


Do you identify with one or more of these statements?
  • I am preparing for a psychedelic experience or ceremony.

  • I had a psychedelic experience and need an integration.

  • I am curious about expansive states of consciousness.

  • I want to benefit from the expansive states of health, creativity, and connection without a full psychedelic experience.

  • I have concerns about my past ceremony experience: I felt unsafe, and not held...

  • I heard about microdosing, but I don't know where to start; I want to know about legal microdosing.

  •  am interested in adaptogenic mushrooms and plants

Yes? Then you might benefit from this session.


We use the natural abilities of the body to access expanded levels of consciousness. This experience does not involve or promote the use of any illegal substances or activity. This is not guidance on how to trip at home or have unguided journeys. 

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The Expanding Self session is based on my method, Embodied Expanding, which has the fundamental principle that we journey into altered states of consciousness to bring gifts back into the here and now: our body, relationships, and acts of service.

I draw from established tools and, importantly, my personal practice and experience.  Embodied Expanding is rooted in:

  • Psychedelics and Compassionate Inquiry by Gabor Mate and Kiyumi (in training)

  • Biodynamic Breathwork for Trauma Release BBTRS by Giten Tonkov (certified)

  • embodiment practices by Deep Feminie Mystery School (initiated)

  • science and ceremony of an Indigenous sacred plant medicine wisdom by Entheowheel

  • ceremonial guidance of my teacher, Mazatecan healer Doña Eugenia Pineda Casimiro from Huautla de Jiménez, Mexico.


You can access holotropic states in many ways: meditation, fasting, sleep deprivation, breathwork, dancing, chanting, sexual practices, sacred plant, and synthesized medicines.

Holotropic states allow for resurfacing from our subconscious personal conflicts, bring back childhood memories and let trauma. They open creativity and point towards unforeseen possibilities and options. They also open a gate toward the transpersonal collective domain. The sense of identity or self extends beyond (trans) the individual or personal to encompass broader aspects of humankind, life, psyche, or cosmos. The experience of being connected might be pleasant, while emotional intensity might be challenging. 

If we want to utilize these experiences for personal and societal development, preparation and integration are crucial. It is both being able to deal with changing states of consciousness and letting them influence our lives beneficially. 


How to prepare?

Before we dive into this work I strongly recommend first taking at least one Releasing Trauma session to balance your nervous system and learn to resource. Sexuality is a very vulnerable topic and breathwork is an excellent way of preparing yourself and the body.

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Join us in harm reduction, education, and support to transform psychedelic experiences into opportunities for learning and growth.

Join us!



Sessions take place in Praxis für Humanistische
in Zürich Old Town.

I work independently and as a part of a multidisciplinary team of therapists, psychotherapists, psychiatrists with a focus on body-oriented compassionate process guidance.



Praxis für HumanistischePsychotherapie

Obere Zäune 14

8001 Zürich



  • Before you book a session, I suggest a 30-minute free phone call to discuss your needs and ask questions.


  • Cancellation is possible up to 24 hours before the appointment. I guarantee a full refund.

  • If cancellation is less than 24 hours before the session, it must be paid in full.


Below are the regular session prices; however, if you have difficulties paying, please contact me.

We find the solution. Read more about my price philosophy.

    • Single session - 90 minutes - CHF 225
    • Integral Expanding Self - 4 x 1.5 h sessions  - CHF 1215 instead of CHF 1350 (10 % discount)​ including
      • 1 x 1.5 h preparation
      • 3 x 1.5 h integration
    • Single session - 75 min - sliding scale CHF 180
    • Integral Expanding Self - 4  x 75 min sessions - CHF  648 instead of CHF 720 (10 % discount)​
For clients who take the second and next package, there is a 15% discount.
Currently, insurance doesn't cover the costs of my sessions.
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