This webinar will introduce different models of Ketamine Treatment and Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP), and describe their uses. Time will also be focused on clinical application and process of KAP, along with care coordination tips for collaboration with KAP providers and prescribers.
- Describe the application and processes of some therapeutic uses of ketamine.
- Describe care coordination needs and collaborative nature required between professionals.
- Welcome and Introduction to the Speaker
- VERY Brief Introduction to Historical Therapeutic Uses Psychedelic Medicines
- Research Basis for KAP
- Review of differences between Ketamine Infusion Therapy and KAP
- Presenting Problems Commonly Addressed in KAP
- Assessing & Screening Prospective Clients
- The Process of KAP and Current Applications within the Mental Health Field
- Current Applications within Presenters Practice
Ryan Hicks (he/him) is a psychotherapist in private practice in Denver, Colorado. Ryan has worked in a variety of community mental health settings including: in-home family preservation, outpatient community mental health, and crisis evaluation. Ryan has served as an Affiliate Faculty at Regis University, Visiting Instructor at Naropa University, and as a Clinical Supervisor at Denver Family Institute as well as the University of Colorado-Denver. In addition, Ryan served as Co-Lead of the Colorado KAP Provider Consultation Group for the 22-23 year. In his practice, Ryan focuses on providing KAP for individuals struggling with treatment-resistant mental health and emotional struggles. He also provides relationship therapy for those in nonmonogamous relationships.
(NBCC and AASECT CEs are available. This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists [AASECT] and is approved for 2 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.)