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18 October 2022

Preliminary Results from the Ayahuasca Treatment Outcome Project (ATOP)

Presentation of the preliminary results of the Ayahuasca Treatment Outcome Project (ATOP) research carried out at the Takiwasi Center. Lecture by Dr. Brian Rush of the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and Olivia Marcus, postdoctoral fellow, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, within the framework of the “From Research to Reality” conference, which took place on the 27th -May 29, 2022, in Toronto, Canada.


18 October 2022

Exploring experiences and perceptions around the purge during Ayahuasca rituals

Lecture by Svet Lustig "Exploring experiences and perceptions around the purge during Ayahuasca rituals: a qualitative study in a rehabilitation center in Peru", based on his research carried out at the Takiwasi Center in the framework of his master's degree in public health for the London School of Tropical Hygiene and Medicine. Congress “From Research to Reality - Global Summit on Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Medicine”, May 27th-29th, 2022, Toronto, Canada.


17 October 2022

Traditional aromatherapy in the clinical context of a therapeutic community for the treatment of substance use disorders

This research describes how traditional Amazonian aromatherapy is used in the context of Takiwasi Center. Participant observation was carried out by shadowing the healers in charge of specific aromatherapy sessions including plant baths, sahumerio, and saunas.


12 October 2022

Retreats/Diets at Takiwasi in 2023

Dear friends, we are pleased to announce the dates of our Retreats/Diets for the year 2023.


30 September 2022

Presentation of the results of the ATOP research project

Lecture: Ayahuasca-assisted addiction treatment in Peru: qualitative results from a multi-year, mixed-methods study. Lisbon Addictions, European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies, 24 November, 2022.