When Cannabis and Art Therapy Meet…

(Original article written by Bailey Rahn at Leafly)

AUS alumnus, mental health professional, graduate professor, and licensed art therapist, Michael Buchert, is highlighted in a Leafly article, as he takes the author through a facilitated art therapy session, cannabis not just included, but required.

The experience was mind-altering, says Bailey Rahn the writer. “The mandalas appeared as a mirror of the mind, a literal illustration of what was happening in each of our heads after cannabis dismantled this dam of perfectionism.”

If cannabis has this capacity to encourage self-expression and introspection why wouldn’t any therapist want to use it in their own practice?

Because currently, it’s illegal under Washington State Law.

Find out why here

(photo credit: Leafly)

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