Psychedelic Assisted Therapy

Unlock Your Healing Potential with Psychedelic Therapy

Leverage the transformative power of psychedelic therapy to reclaim hope, healing, and happiness. For mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, and PTSD, a holistic approach is essential for sustained relief.

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A truly holistic approach

With the treatment of mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, and PTSD, a holistic approach is the key to sustaining relief.

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy works on many levels:

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Compounds like ketamine and psilocybin trigger synaptogenesis, physically repairing the brain and laying a foundation for lasting change.


Supported introspection under the influence of psychedelics enables deeper understanding of trauma, fostering self-care and a renewed sense of purpose.


Psychedelics, rooted in indigenous spiritual traditions, offer experiences of sacredness, purpose, and connection, inviting exploration of our humanity.
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Medicine That Transforms Minds

As beings inhabiting both mind and body, our mental state profoundly shapes our experience of the world. Traditional treatments like antidepressants often fall short, numbing us without addressing root causes.
Psychedelic therapies offer a holistic path to healing, cultivating self-compassion, profound joy, and a renewed zest for life.

Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Trauma

Our Program is Designed for Those Who:

  • Experience moderate to severe or treatment-resistant conditions.
  • Prefer a one-on-one treatment experience.
  • Choose to explore ketamine in a fully supported environment.
  • Require or feel more comfortable with additional medical and therapeutic support.
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In-Person Program

Your Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) treatment plan is personalized to help you achieve your unique goals. Whether you want to discover self-love, find hope and purpose, heal from trauma, or become more connected in various aspects of your life, our treatment can help you feel better for longer.

Our program is designed for those seeking help with depression, PTSD, anxiety, and trauma.

If you have any questions about conditions not listed here, please discuss them during your initial medical consultation.

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Our Clinic

Located at 2389 Lincoln Road in Fredericton, New Brunswick, our spa-like retreat is designed to evoke feelings of comfort, reducing stress and anxiety. The healing atmosphere helps you ease into your ketamine treatment.

  • Zero-gravity chairs

  • Noise-canceling headphones

  • Curated playlists

  • Weighted blankets

Frequently Asked Questions

Ketamine is an anesthetic. It is a preferred choice in operating rooms and clinical settings today due to its excellent safety profile. First approved by the US Food & Drug Administration in 1970, Ketamine was originally brought to market as a safer alternative to existing anesthetics.

At the start of the 21st century, ketamine was found to be remarkably effective as an antidepressant when administered in low doses.

Unlike traditional antidepressants which can take weeks to make an impact, Ketamine can rapidly reduce depressive symptoms within two hours of administration, and this relief can be sustained for up to two weeksfollowing just a single dose.

Ketamine triggers neuroplasticity (a state when your brain can more easily learn, change and adapt), allowing the brain to make new connections and disconnect from old patterns of thinking, which contribute to mental health symptoms. This creates a temporary window for establishing new habits, thought patterns, and perceptions.

It’s safe – Ketamine has been studied as an anaesthetic for over 50 years.

It’s effective – As an antidepressant, ketamine has been proven to provide rapid and sustained relief.

It’s legal – Ketamine is approved for therapeutic use in the US and Canada.

It’s quick – Ketamine takes effect in minutes, and only lasts for about 45-90 minutes.

It’s flexible – Dosage is personalized throughout treatment, customized just for you.

Although ketamine works on different parts of the brain than classic psychedelics like psilocybin, the experience  on ketamine can be very similar.

Ketamine has been used safely as an anesthetic for over 50 years at doses much higher than we use at NuVista Psychedelic Assisted Therapy.

As with any drug, if misused or abused, there can be risks associated with ketamine the harm to hose who use it and the people around them is actually lower than the commonly used recreational drugs such as alcohol, tobacco and cannabis.

When taken infrequently under clinical supervision, the risks for addiction and adverse reactions are extremely low, and the potential for harm is greatly minimized.

Based on regional regulations, clients will either consume a ketamine lozenge that dissolves under the tongue or receive ketamine through an IV.

In both cases, the medicine is prescribed and administered by a healthcare professional.

In our clinics, the medical and therapeutic teams are there to support clients through their ketamine experience.

A sense of sacredness, a deeply felt positive mood, an transcendence of space and time, and ineffability – the core components of a mystical experience – all apply to a ketamine exploration.  However, ketamine’s effect is highly personal and depends on a person’s mindset and the setting of their experience.

Generally, clients report:

  • Sense of calm
  • Feelings of awe or joy
  • Tingling sensations
  • Slightly elevated heart rate
  • Altered sense of time and space
  • In higher doses, reduced awareness of the physical body or “out of body” experience

The most common reported side effect is nausea, which is felt in less than 5% of people.  To minimize this, we ask our clients to fast beforehand.  We can also administer anti-nausea medication before and during your session to reduce any discomfort.

Other side effects, which are temporary and only arise in 10% of people, are:

  • Headache
  • Elevated heart rate
  • Drowsiness, light-headedness, dizziness
  • Increased blood pressure
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