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Conscious Talks ๑ Ayahuasca



Thousands of people experience an ayahuasca ceremony every month in the Netherlands. But what is required to experience a safe ayahuasca ceremony? What are the do's and what are the don't s?

In this Conscious Talk we'll talk about ayahuasca from 3 different perspectives. One is from a spiritual point of view by a shaman, the second is from a psychological point of view by a psychiatrist and the third is from a ceremonial point of view by an experienced ceremony guide. We'll discuss the safe efficacy of therapeutic effects of ayahuasca and the required guidelines for the safety of the participants.

Expect an informative talk with Q&A session about the work with ayahuasca.

We know ayahuasca as an Amazonian plant mixture that is capable of inducing altered states of consciousness. Ranging from mildly stimulating to extremely visionary, ayahuasca has been used for centuries in healing ceremonies under the guidance of a shaman with the goal of self-discovery and enlightenment.

This talk will be offered by Hans van Wechem (59), a psychiatrist and psychotherapist with a specialization in bonding therapy. He has experiences in the use of psychoactive plant medicine for his own process and development. He has interest in the therapeutic effects of these plants as potential catalysts for the treatment of various psychiatric and psychological conditions.

Daan (35) has a bachelor degree in aeronautics and a masters degree in Aerospace engineering from Delft. His main interest in ayahuasca comes from personal experience which led him to a long study of the scientific and therapeutic effects of these plants. He’s also done a field study in Peru with the Shipibo Indians and offers ceremonies in The Netherlands for small groups.

is co-owner of The Conscious Club and works in the background as a modern day shamanic healer and energetic architect. Born with a spiritual toolbox of claircognizance, clairsentience and clairvoyance her world opened to paranormal experiences at a very young age. As a shaman she has helped people who have been affected with unwelcome side effects of Ayahuasca.

Facilitators: Elizabeth Plokker, Hans van Weghem and Daan Gorter
Date: Thursday the 7th of March 2019
Time: 20:00 - 21:30
Location: The Conscious Club - Lauriergracht 142, Amsterdam
Price: €15,- // Available with your membership, 10-ride pass, 5-ride pass or Onefit card (limited spots)

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