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The Road to Oneself, Others and the Natural World
An Interview with Rosalind Watts

January 9, 2023

Interview by
Lara Tambacopoulou

In this episode Lara talks with Dr Rosalind Watts talks with Lara about the challenges and the gifts in her journey as a clinical psychologist within the clinical trials in psychedelic therapy at Imperial College, the true qualities of a good therapist whether licensed or not and the 12 month community integration program she has created as a result of these experiences, which is based on12 trees, one for each month and is informed by evidence-based psychological theories and older ways of knowing: the nature codes – the patterns of nature
Dr Rosalind Watts is a clinical psychologist and the founder of ACER Integration. Her contributions to the field of psychedelic therapy are numerous and include the development of the the ACE model ‘Accept, Connect, Embody’, which has been used in clinical trials of both psilocybin and DMT, as well as the Watts Connectedness Scale, which is a psychometric tool for measuring outcomes of psychedelic therapy. Dr Watts is the former clinical lead on the Psilocybin for Depression trial at Imperial College London, and sits on the clinical advisory board of the Usona Institute.
She is the founder of the 12 month group integration program ACER.

After almost 700 episodes, Lara is picking up where Joanna left off with new and old voices, documenting the shift in consciousness, the psychedelic renaissance and the global rise in awareness about our interconnections with all things and Gaia.

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“I Can’t Sit Still”, original music by Evarusnik, and transition theme music by Jacob Aman.

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