I would take issue with the opening sentence of this article which states that ‘recently researchers and clinicians are paying more attention to set and setting….”

Set and setting have been the bedrock since Saint Timothy established the ground rules of Set Setting and Dosage back in the day.

To which, btw, I add Selection and Skills.

Selection referring to the participant and the molecule, and Skills referring to the skills both therapist and patient must acquire in order to work well with them.

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Regarding MDMA therapy. I would recommend that practitioners prepare clients to receive this treatment by following protocols to avoid unpleasant physical and mental after effects of taking this medication. These can include insomnia, a change in speech, constipation and depression. For some survivors of PTSD, this may not be the best intervention.

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