โ€œI wish I could show you,
When you are lonely or in darkness,
The Astonishing Light
Of your own Being!โ€
โ€• Hafez

Client-centered Consultation

Penumbra is a consultation service based in Portland, Oregon, and offers individual consultation for clients who are interested in expert consultation from a trained psychiatrist.

  • Assessment or second-opinions for psychiatric illnesses
  • Education regarding your specific medical risks in ingesting a psychedelic substance
  • Collaboration with your existing provider
  • General education about psychedelic science
  • Recommendations on readings and materials
  • Resources regarding mental health services in Portland, Oregon
  • Suggestions on clinical trials offering enrollment in psychedelic treatment
  • Suggestions on integration therapists in Portland, Oregon
  • Suggestions on psychedelic-educated harm-reduction based physicians

Oregon has passed Measure 109 which has created a 2 year development period for the generation of Psilocybin Service Centers in all agreeing Oregon counties/municipalities. This period ends in January 2023, at which time service centers may obtain a license from the Oregon Health Authority, hire service facilitators who meet the criteria for providing facilitation, and administer fungal-product to clients on service center grounds.

  • Strategizing how to provide equitable services
  • Education regarding helpful on-hand medical supplies
  • Recommendations on screening clients for candidacy for services
  • Consultation on moderate or high complexity clients seeking services

Educating Service Centers

Many providers, both in the medical paradigm and in other healing paradigms, can benefit from case consultation with an expert psychiatrist. Penumbra provides this service on a sliding-scale depending on the paradigm in which consultation is requested.

  • Records review
  • Psychiatric risk stratification
  • Medical risk stratification
  • Interpersonal dynamics
  • Rapport building strategies
  • Set & setting considerations

Case Consultation

Aryan Sarparast M.D.

Psychiatrist, Educator, Writer, and Creator of Penumbra Psychedelic Consulting

About

Dr. Sarparast is interested and available for side collaborations and talks worldwide. If you want to chat about science, psychedelics, poetry, jazz, or anything else, donโ€™t hesitate in reaching out.

contact: info@penumbrapsychedelic.com

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