Keys to the Kingdom

Cat Orme: Addiction, Recovery, Sobriety, and Psychedelics

May 18, 2021 Cat Orme
Keys to the Kingdom
Cat Orme: Addiction, Recovery, Sobriety, and Psychedelics
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Cat Orme’s keys to psychedelics access are defining and anchoring oneself in sobriety, and developing a conscious relationship with substances. A self-described recovered alcoholic, Cat counts 20+ years in 12-step work and is a participating member of Psychedelics in Recovery. In this conversation, Cat shares experience with growing from addiction, grappling with complex PTSD, and leveraging psychedelics for emotional healing  and spiritual growth.

Resources
Codependency and addiction
Betty Eisner: Psychedelic-assisted therapist to Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous
Symptoms of complex PTSD aka c-PTSD
Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving: A Guide and Map for Recovering from Childhood Trauma by Pete Walker
The Sanctuary For Spiritual Development and Consciousness Expansion (SSDCE) co-founded by Cat
The Kink Collective co-founded by Cat
Can 12-Step Groups and Psychedelic Addiction Treatment Coexist?  Vice article

Music: Sochii  by Adrian Thomas (2020)

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Defining sobriety, and claiming our sobriety seat
Doing psychedelics consciously in recovery
Can you hear the small still voice inside you?
Therapy and defusing our trauma landmines
Sidestepping the “addiction is/isn’t a disease” debate
Psychedelic experience speaks for itself