InnerEthics® and Multiple Role Relationships w/ Kylea Taylor # 1

Episode Summary:

In this thought-provoking episode of the PsychedelicIQ Podcast, delve into the profound realms of inner ethics and multiple role relationships with the insightful Kylea Taylor. As a distinguished psychotherapist and author, Taylor brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to the discussion, offering invaluable insights into navigating the complexities of psychedelic experiences and therapeutic interactions.

Listeners are guided through an exploration of the importance of integrity, authenticity, and responsibility in the context of psychedelic journeys, as Taylor shares her expertise on maintaining ethical conduct and personal growth. The conversation extends to the intricacies of multiple role relationships, both within therapeutic settings and personal connections, as Taylor provides practical guidance on establishing boundaries and fostering healthy dynamics.

Through engaging anecdotes and reflections, Taylor empowers listeners to integrate ethical principles into their personal and professional lives, enhancing authenticity and promoting meaningful connections. This episode serves as a beacon for those seeking to navigate the transformative landscapes of psychedelic exploration with clarity, compassion, and integrity.

Tune in to this enlightening episode of the PsychedelicIQ Podcast to embark on a journey of self-discovery and ethical exploration with Kylea Taylor as your guide.

Show Notes:

  • [3:21] Introduction to Kylea Taylor
  • [4:36] Quick overview of the book “Ethics of Caring in 1995” by Kylea Taylor
  • [6:50] Exploring InnerEthics
  • [8:23] Difference of ethics and InnerEthics approach of the guest
  • [9:33] Exploring Psychedelic Therapy vs. Conventional/Traditional
  • [11:28] Insight about the Woman Who Lost Everything article
  • [14:52] Ethical education conduct and issues
  • [20:17] Standards of care when we drop boundaries
  • [25:11] Critical attributes of a good psychedelic assistant/ psychotherapist
  • [27:58] Standards for above ground and below ground facilitators
  • [30:35] Negative traits of psychedelic assistant/ psychotherapist
  • [32:40] The concept of Trauma Capsule
  • [34:36] Overcoming overwhelm in therapy and relationships
  • [37:18] Inner Healer/Inner Healing Intelligence
  • [39:01] Advice after breaking personal ethics
  • [46:28] Dual and Multiple Role Relationships
  • [49:51] Practical Guidance and Reflections
  • [59:23] Advantages to being in community

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Guest Name: Kylea Taylor

Guest Bio: Kylea Taylor, M.S., LMFT is licensed therapist who has been thinking, writing, and teaching about ethics for three decades. She developed and teaches InnerEthics®, a self-reflective, self-compassionate, approach to relational ethics. The model includes a set of awareness tools that are especially useful to those working with psychedelic-assisted therapy. Kylea started studying with Stanislav Grof, M.D. and Christina Grof in 1984 and worked with Stan Grof as a Senior Trainer in the Grof Transpersonal Training throughout the 1990s.

She is the author of The Ethics of Caring: Finding Right Relationship with Clients (2017), and several books about Holotropic Breathwork®.

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