Series Visionaries and Instructors
The Entheogen Assisted Psychotherapy and Integration Training Series focuses on understanding and working with entheogens in psychotherapy with an ecological perspective.
Pilar Hernández-Wolfe, Series Co-Director
Pilar Hernández-Wolfe, PhD is a professor in the Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. She is a licensed family therapist and a licensed clinical professional counselor, a clinical member and approved supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, an approved clinical supervisor in the state of Oregon. Pilar has over twenty-five years of experience working with individuals, couples and families in outpatient clinics and in private practice. Her work on decolonization and mental health integrates Indigenous and Western approaches to healing. Her areas of expertise include clinical supervision, traumatic stress, resilience, decolonization, contextually responsive family therapy, the animal human bond and ecoinformed family therapy. She has also worked with refugees and survivors of torture in San Diego and displaced populations in Colombia, her native country. As a consultant, trainer and presenter, she has collaborated with organizations in the U.S., Colombia (Pontificial Universidad Javeriana, Cali) and México.
Elizabeth Hoke, LMFT, Series Co-Director
Elizabeth Hoke is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California and Oregon. She received her Masters in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Somatic Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Elizabeth is the Clinical Director of Liberation Institute in Portland where she supervises and provides psychoeducational training and workshops for therapists. She is an affiliate of both the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists and the California Marriage and Family Therapy Association. She specializes in working with addiction and trauma recovery, using a mix of theoretical tools rooted in somatic psychology and Eastern philosophies. Elizabeth also co-facilitates psychedelic psychotherapy sessions with Dr. Steve Rosonke at Rainfall Medicine, assisting patients as they access unconscious psychological processes with a medicine called ketamine.
Claudia Cuentas MA, SEP, MFTI is a Peruvian pre-licensed marriage and family therapist, a researcher and an educator, specializing in the treatment of healing trauma, trauma recovery, cultural identity and decolonization of healing. She is trained in Drama Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and Trauma Inform Care. She also has extensive studies in Indigenous ways of healing, from her native Aymara and Quechua lineages of South America. Claudia received her MA in counseling psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies, with a focus on serving immigrant communities, families and children. She has worked with undocumented communities, refugees, homeless population and women survivors of violence, specially dealing with PTSD. Claudia has completed parts A and B of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) MDMA Therapy Training Program, and continues to participate in ongoing training and education on the intersectionality of generational trauma, plant medicine science, ecoinformed therapy, nervous system healing, and Indigenous knowledge. Claudia currently has a private practice in Portland, Oregon, and is in collaboration with health and medical professionals committed to provide ethical educational and integrated support for Indigenous, black, brown and immigrant communities recovering from trauma.
Steve Rosonke MD is an ER physician, critical care physician and an addiction medicine specialist. He is also the founder of Rainfall Medicine in Portland, Oregon, a ketamine center that focuses on mood disorders, trauma recovery, addiction, end-of-life care and chronic pain . Additionally, he trains other practitioners in ketamine therapy. He believes in the power of consciousness expanding medicines to access the subconscious mind, increase neuroplasticity, repair trauma and accelerate psycho-spiritual development.
Guest Presenters Include:
Melinda Garcia, PhD, Clinical, Community, and Organizational Psychologist
Mick Rose, Culture, Education, and Wellness Manager, Native American Youth and Family Center
Brian Pilecki, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Portland Psychotherapy Clinic, Research, and Training Center
Rachel Knox, MD, Endocannabinologist & Certified Cannabinoid Medicine Specialist, Doctors Knox, Inc.; Member of the Oregon Cannabis Commission