Jonathan is a therapist and consultant in private practice that works specifically with people going through iboga or ibogaine for detox of psychospiritual reasons. He has worked with both iboga and ibogaine in both clinical and ceremonial contexts in Canada, Mexico, and Costa Rica since 2009, both personally and as a facilitator.
He previously served as the Director of the Global Ibogaine Therapy Alliance (GITA) where he led the development of the Clinical Guidelines for Ibogaine-Assisted Detoxification, a risk management guide that remains a standard in the field. In the same role he developed public platforms the discussion of therapeutic applications of ibogaine, helped to establish a patient advocacy program, and training modules for clinicians.
Jonathan has published and spoken internationally on ibogaine therapy and biological, cultural, and economic issues related. He holds a bachelors in Psychology from Sofia University and is currently completing his Masters in Community Mental Health from the California Institute for Integral Studies. His orientation as a therapist is based on a holistic approach to change, and is informed by the perspectives of harm reduction, neurodiversity, and spiritual emergence as they relate to substance use and other challenges.
You can learn more about Jonathan and his work at –https://www.ceibaibogaine.com