Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic and has many different applications. Ketamine is widely used in veterinary and pediatric medicine and every major hospital around the world. Ketamine is one of the top 10 global medications and has been shown to be effective in treating
depression, anxiety, PTSD, eating disorder, end of life care and OCD.
Ketamine is being widely used ad IV but the method is not therapeutic. The therapeutic part of the KAP is human connection which is lost in IV form. Ketamine in therapy is used in the form of intramuscular, sublingual or intranasal. Ketamine quiets our default mode network in the brain and increases neuroplasticity. When therapy is partnered with ketamine, it helps the client to see more and expand more. Client gets
an intrinsic antidepressant effect.
Who is an appropriate client for KAP? If you are 18 years and older, looking for human connection and are suffering from Depression, Anxiety, Social anxiety, PTSD, OCD or eating disorder and haven’t found healing in other modalities, KAP might be a good alternative.