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Weaving Worlds Q&A w/ Françoise Bourzat & Ismail Ali

Moderated by Cat Ho

Streamed via Crowdcast November 22, 2020

This is a replay of our Crowdcast streamed November 22, 2020.


Following the premiere of Weaving Worlds: Indigenous Traditions & Western Psychotherapy, we hosted live Q&A with speakers Françoise Bourzat & Ismail Ali, moderated by Cat Ho.


Disclaimer: After the release of this episode, two articles were published by Will Hall in September 2021 with allegations of ethical misconduct by Françoise Bourzat and her partner, Aharon Grossbard. Here are the articles and their responses:

Following these events, we hosted a conversation on PsychSems covering this in October 2021: Underground Healing, Erotic Transference, & Psychedelic Ethics

An additional article with more allegations was then published in November 2021 by Katie MacBride for Inverse: “Aharon Said It Was Healing.” Psychedelic-assisted therapy is bigger than ever, but it’s at risk of being compromised by alleged abuse.

While we are keeping this video in the public record, this does not constitute an endorsement.

Psychedelic Survivors is dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual abuse/assault and/or direct personal harm within the context of psychedelic therapy, sessions or ceremony.

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