In this Sharing Space article, the author shares the psychotherapeutic process that unfolded after a traumatic prenatal event was uncovered following a ceremony with the Amazonian medicine ayahuasca. He also briefly discusses the implications of psychedelics for the future evolution of psychotherapy, as well as our culture’s resistance to the notion of prenatal sentience and the role of psychedelics in expanding our understanding of human life.
Is it too late to heal from experiences that were beyond our control? Do we have the ability to facilitate the healing process and thus improve the treatment of our patients? Individuals are significantly affected by experiences especially from pre-birth and birth events, and in Mia Kalef’s book, It’s Never Too Late, understanding and acknowledging those events can guide our efforts toward healing.
This article discusses the author’s research, the aim of which was to try to establish the actual facts of unconscious memory. The research succeeded in finding that such memories do exist and are the root of a wide variety of mental health problems.