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Healing the Healers Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy Retreat
Meets Monthly
Salt Lake City

Are you feeling burned out?  This retreat is for you!  Compassion Fatigue and Burnout are at an all time high in the healing professions.  This retreat will be focused on mindfulness, meditation, music, connecting to your inner healing wisdom, and strengthening the connection with yourself and others.  Our hope is that this retreat helps you to Remember why you went into this healing profession and to feel energized and ready for this next year.

*This retreat will be once a month to create community and connection for the healers.

Who is this retreat for?  

Medical providers


Marriage and Family Therapists

Clinical Social Workers

Clinical Mental Health Counselors


First Responders

Mental Health Students/Residents

A psychological and medical evaluation are required before attending the retreat.  The psychological assessment can be done online or in person with Leesa Burriss, LMFT and the cost is included in the retreat.  The medical evaluation will be done online with Julie Cain, PMHNP-BC and the cost is $350 for a one hour evaluation.  The cost of the prescription is around $60 to $80.  The cost of the 1 day retreat is $500.  ​

Schedule for Retreat

Participants will need a ride after the retreat.  Please arrange for someone to pick you up around 2:00.  This retreat is limited to 6 participants.  Please reach out if you would like more information or to start the process of preparing for the retreat.

  • 9:00- Introductions, Preparation for the medicine journey, Intention setting, Meditation

  • 10:00-Medicine Journey:  Julie will check blood pressure and discuss dosing recommendations.  Participants will self-administer Ketamine  Oral Lozenges. The medicine journey will last around 2 hours.  A meditation and music will be played during the experience.  

  • 12:00- A light lunch will be served.

  • 1:00- Closing circle and integration

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Leesa Burriss is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been working with Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy in her practice for the past 2 years.  She has had extensive training with Polaris Insight Center and does continuing education every year in KAP.  She uses an attachment and trauma informed lens when working with clients and uses ritual, breathwork, poetry, and meditation to deepen her client's relationships to themselves and others.


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Julie Cain is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) offering  psychiatric medication management including ketamine treatment for clients seeking relief from depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD , substance use disorders and other mental health concerns. Julie has additional training in psychedelic assisted therapy offering harm reduction, and support for clients exploring these paths of healing.

Julie offers a non-judgemental, friendly and non-pathologizing approach to optimizing wellness and quality of life for each client. She is an experienced prescriber of ketamine and has had the honor of working with clients who have experienced profoundly positive shifts in their mental health and quality of life through this therapy.

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