Ketamine produces several neurobiological changes which can help relieve depression, anxiety and chronic pain, as well as help the brain heal from trauma. However, at New Wave Medicine, we believe that the ketamine journey itself is part of the healing. These experiences can be incredibly powerful and illuminating, and if the insights gained during the ketamine journey are integrated into one's life, they can lead to profound and lasting personal transformation. For this reason, we encourage our patients to dedicate time to both preparing for and integrating their ketamine experiences. We take various steps to help our patients feel prepared for treatment, and integration is included our treatment protocols.
Additionally, we recognize that conditions like anxiety, depression and PTSD are multifaceted. Thus, we offer the option for an initial functional medicine intake where our physicians can help identify any physiological factors that may be aggravating mental health, discuss lifestyle modifications to help support mood and wellbeing, and work with you to optimize your overall health. We also know that connection to community is vital to both mental and physical health. Therefore, we offer a unique experience to receive group ketamine treatment in a ceremonial setting.