Group Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy

For Depression

Group Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) for Depression

Group KAP for Depression presents a unique blend of ketamine’s transformative potential and the power of shared therapeutic experiences. This approach not only addresses the complex nature of depression with ketamine’s establish antidepressant effects, but also nurtures a supportive community, essential for sustained mental well-being. Shared experiences can be a powerful space to explore our differences and what’s common to our human experience, with potential for meaningful, lasting connections and support.

The program includes 25+ hours of therapy, emphasizing the preparation and integration in addition to the experiential dosing sessions, in an intimate group format that’s limited to just 9 participants. Our approach offers over aims to cultivate a nurturing community centered on healing and personal growth while allowing greater accessibility and affordability of psychedelic therapy.

Group KAP is

ketamine’s transformative potential


the power of community and shared therapeutic experiences

The Group KAP journey of healing includes

  1. Assessment: establishing a baseline and understanding of well being and areas of current challenge.
  2. Preparation Sessions (x3): Building a safe environment and educating participants about the process.
  3. Ketamine Experiential Sessions (x4): Guided experiences where participants explore their inner psyche, often gaining new insights into their depression.
  4. Integration Sessions (x5): Group discussions post-sessions to process and apply these insights to real-life challenges.

Benefits of the group format

  • Shared Healing: The group setting allows members to share their experiences, fostering a sense of belonging and understanding. This collective journey can be especially healing for those with depression, as it counters feelings of isolation and disconnection.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: Group sessions make this innovative treatment more accessible, reducing the financial burden often associated with individual therapy.
  • Amplified Therapeutic Effects: Learning from others’ experiences and insights can provide additional perspectives and coping strategies, which is invaluable for those grappling with depression.
  • Building Support Networks: The communal aspect of KAP groups helps in building a network of support, crucial for long-term management of depression.

Our Team

Brock Bauer


Brock is founder and President at Enliven Health & Wellness and a trauma-informed therapist with nearly 25 years in the mental health field. Brock’s approach is integrative, combining traditional therapeutic methods with innovative techniques to offer personalized care.

Jay Karr


Jay is a trauma-informed therapist and KAP provider, certified in Psychedelic Therapy & Integration, and practice owner at Reclaim Your Path. Jay’s approach is holistic and client-centered, recognizing the power of the Inner Healing Intelligence all of us bring to our unique healing journeys.

Justin Kerr


Justin has over a decade of psychiatric nurse experience, former Professor of Nursing at OSU, and trained in evidence-base mindfulness techniques. Justin’s primary treatment modality is medication management, but he takes a holistic perspective, understanding the importance of integrating various therapeutic approaches.

Nicole Parente


Nicole is a trauma-informed therapist with over a decade of experience. She is dedicated to helping individuals and relationships thrive through client-centered, holistic, and creative interventions. Nicole is passionate about building on her strong therapeutic experience with KAP and psychedelic integration work.

Have additional questions?

Perhaps you have questions about the program or your specific situation. Please send us an email with your contact info and availability, and we’ll connect to schedule a free 15-minute consultation.

Ready to start your KAP journey?

Group Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) is an experimental approach combining the therapeutic effects of ketamine with the supportive dynamics of group therapy. Designed for individuals suffering from depression, this group offers a structured journey through the challenges of mental health. 

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LuminaThera LLC

Provider of Psychedelic-Assisted Group Therapy in Columbus, Ohio

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