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Psychedelics can be a powerful tool to help you heal, gain personal insights, and increase connection with yourself, others and the world.


Whether you’ve just recently started working with psychedelics or you’ve been journeying for a while, you know that psychedelics are an incredible key to healing, insight, and personal growth.


But there are a lot of things to consider

There are a lot of potential benefits, yes,

but there are also a lot of considerations.



You know that psychedelics are incredibly powerful, and that if you're able to find effective and reliable methods of utilising them — you'll be equipped with one of the most useful tools for personal development.

You want to go deeper on your journeys, reap positive and lasting effects, and explore different ways of preparing, navigating, and integrating psychedelic experiences.

You'd like to cultivate a more focused approach,

explore and implement complimentary practices, and connect with others


You want to become a skilled psychonaut!

But, you have questions...

  • Why am I not having the experiences I'm looking for?
  • How can I have deeper experiences?
  • How do I translate insights into real and lasting change?
  • How can I make the benefits last longer?
  • What if I can't lie there with my eyes closed?
  • What if I feel anxious or nervous about my session?
  • Should I really journey without a sitter?


You know that psychedelics can unlock profound changes to your mind, and in turn, your experience of life. And you'd like to find answers to these questions and develop more effective ways of working with psychedelics.


But...

You have some understandable concerns and doubts...


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Are they safe?

There are certainly dangers and risks to working with psychedelics. But, most of them can be minimized or avoided entirely with careful and proper preparation.


In terms of toxicity and addictive potential, psychedelics are some of the safest substances on the planet.


Scientific research shows that psychedelics can actually improve our mental health.

Maybe psychedelics just don't work for me

Scientific research shows us that psychedelics work incredibly well for most people.


In one study where healthy volunteers were given a single large dose of a psychedelic: 67% rated the experience to be either the single most meaningful experience of his or her life or among the top five most meaningful experiences.


Participants attributed sustained positive changes in attitudes and behavior to the experience, and these were consistent with changes rated by friends and family.


Psychedelics are the most reliable means we have of expanding awareness and inducing non-ordinary states of consciousness.


The key is proper preparation, a structured approach, and the right context.


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I'm not sure if there is more for me to learn

If you're serious about using psychedelics to support your growth, you could probably spend the rest of your life deepening your practice.


The most profound experiences can take years, or even decades to fully integrate.


Generally speaking, integration is life!


To keep learning and growing, it helps to approach with a true explorer's mindset, to be open to trying different approaches, and connecting with a community of others on the same path.


What would it be like to feel empowered and confident in your use of psychedelics?

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You would be able to create deep and meaningful experiences and translate them into positive changes, reaping positive and lasting benefits

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You would be able to continue working with them effectively, comfortable and confident in your practice, and able to harness their gifts reliably.

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You would be connected to a global community of psychedelic explorers, where you can find support, encouragement, advice or inspiration.

I'd like to help you get there.

Let me introduce myself...

Hello, I'm John Robertson

I'm a psychedelic facilitator and educator with experience in the fields of mindfulness, meditation, and personal growth.


I'm the creator at Maps of the Mind, and founder of New Moon Retreats, one of the first legal psychedelic retreats in the world.


Through my work, I help people use psychedelics for exploration, insight, healing, and growth.


My approach is influenced by methods found in psychedelic therapy, scientific research, mindfulness, and my own experience as a psychedelic explorer and facilitator.



I was drawn to this work because on a personal level, I've experienced my most healing experiences and biggest growth spurts during and in the integration of psychedelic journeys.


I had a life-changing initiation into the psychedelic world in 2011, and was drawn to investigate these mysterious experiences more deeply.


I continued to personally explore them in all kinds of contexts around the world. Everything from shamanic approaches to solo nature trips to modern group retreats.


Over the years I tried many methods and approaches. Sometimes I'd have wonderful and insightful experiences, other times I'd emerge from my journeys feeling disappointed.






Gradually, I got more studious and systematic about my approach.


In 2017, I put everything together and crafted a simple psychedelic ceremony for myself.


I had my most profound journey to date.

It opened my heart, catapulted my personal growth, and reignited my appreciation of the immense potential of psychedelics.


This experience drew me to help and support others on their psychedelic journeys, and since then I've worked with over a hundred people, helping them to use psychedelics for healing, growth, and transformation.




I continue to facilitate, write and teach on the topic, and seeing and hearing about the positive changes in people's lives is what continues to inspire my work.


This lead me to create The Conscious Psychedelic Explorer & lay out what I call The Path of the Psychonaut.


This is a step-by-step course with practical resources to help you find an effective and personalized way of working with psychedelics.


And I will support you as you move through it.





John

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It's The Path of the Psychonaut, where we walk through each important step on your path of psychedelic exploration; preparing yourself to engage with psychedelics, setting yourself up for a meaningful experience, processing and integrating, and continuing to grow and expand on your journey.

GROUND: Lay the key foundations for successfully working with psychedelics.

INITIATE: Choose your session type, prepare for your session and create your own protocol

RETURN: Integrate your experience, identify key themes and lay a path forward.

ADVANCE: Develop and expand your practice for long term psychedelic work.

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The Conscious Psychedelic Explorer...

MODULE ONE

Lay the Foundations

Before you begin to plan and prepare for a session, you need to establish some important foundations for successfully working with psychedelics.


Once you lay a strong foundation, you'll be much better prepared to enter expansive psychedelic states and allow insights to come through.


We cover:

  • Intentions
  • Mindset
  • Relationship With Psychedelics
  • Inner Resources
  • Support
  • Awareness
  • Clearing
  • Self Care

WALK AWAY WITH THE MINDSET OF A CONSCIOUS PSYCHEDELIC EXPLORER AND YOUR OWN SELF CARE AND CLEARING PRACTICES

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MODULE TWO

Prepare For Your Session

This is where things get interesting. Choose the type of experience you'd like to have next and begin your preparations.


You’ll identify key logistical considerations to be taken care of, establish session ground rules, and create your own preparation protocol which you'll be able to continue to use after the course has ended.


We cover:

  • Different ways of working with psychedelics
  • Routines & Rituals
  • Agreements AKA Ground Rules
  • Create your own preparation routines, rituals and protocol
  • Crafting the Setting


WALK AWAY WITH YOUR OWN PERSONALISED PREPARATION PROTOCOL THAT YOU CAN USE FOR YOUR NEXT (AND FUTURE) EXPERIENCE

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MODULE THREE

Integrate Your Experience

So you've had an incredible experience and are brimming with insights. Now it’s time to begin the process of turning your insights into real change.


Here you identify insights and lay a path forward to give yourself the best chances of maintaining positive benefits.


We cover:

  • The Craft of Remembering
  • Laying a Path & Creating a Plan
  • 3 Point Process to review your session
  • Sharing your experience with others
  • Listening
  • Befriend and integrate your Psychedelic Self

WALK AWAY WITH INTEGRATION PRACTICES, A ROAD MAP TO INTEGRATE YOUR INSIGHTS, AND A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF 'YOUR PSYCHEDELIC SELF'

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MODULE FOUR

Develop Your Practice

Finally, you’ll learn important considerations for continuing to work with psychedelics over the long term and continue to harness their benefits.

You'll learn to manage expectations, assess the risks and benefits of talking about your psychedelic use, connect to your courage to follow through on your well-laid plans, and use the power of story to enhance your practice.


We cover:

  • Walking the Path
  • Reclaiming Your Power
  • Dreaming
  • Revealing Your Psychedelic Side
  • Spreading the Gifts of Psychedelics
  • The Magic of Music
  • Dosages
  • Frequency and Schedules
  • Your Psychedelic Story

WALK AWAY AS AN EMPOWERED PSYCHEDELIC EXPLORER WITH ALL THE TOOLS AND MOMENTUM YOU NEED TO CONTINUE YOUR JOURNEY

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