Trauma in reverse

"And so the way that I've seen it is that the type of experience that people can have under the influence of high dose psychedelics can be almost like a trauma in reverse."

This quote is from the podcast below. I was listening in the morning, and was half asleep when I heard it, and it jolted me with the truth of it all. Yes! Yes! That is what's happening. Whether you have big T trauma or little T truama, the medicine helps you identify, and inspect.

In Vinpassa mediation, we have the concept of RAIN: recognize, allow, investigate, nurture. The psychedelic experience can open your mind to allow you do the first 3 steps in this process, so you are open to nurture. With the right experience, and the right guide (and that could be you), the experience is very much "trauma in reverse."

What Promise Do Psychedelics Hold As Therapeutics? - Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta - Podcast on CNN Audio
When psychedelics were first studied more than 50 years ago, researchers noticed that they were useful in helping people explore a greater sense of self. Now, after a half-century hiatus, scientists are studying psychedelics like MDMA, psilocybin, and ketamine as treatment for depression, PTSD, anxi…