“Coming Full Circle comes at a time when many are considering trying psychedelics as a means to healing their trauma. This book gives an unflinching, realistic look at what treatment resistant trauma can look like and takes the reader on a journey of healing with a raw, painfully honest delivery. It’s a powerful tale of healing emotional wounds and trauma with the help of psychedelics.”
– Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Founder and President of MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies)
Coming Full Circle is a detailed, informative guide on using psychedelics to heal that is intertwined with a deeply personal memoir of the authors own journey of healing. It will empower its readers with a greater understanding of the true potential, limitations, risks, and nuances to the process of using psychedelics to heal trauma.
With each passing year, new evidence of the immense healing potential psychedelics offer for anxiety, depression, addiction, PTSD, and more emerge from credible studies and research groups. As the excitement grows, so too does the often dangerous misinformation generated by profiteers and pseudo experts. A fierce protector of those who are utilizing psychedelics as a way to heal their emotional wounds and trauma, Shannon Duncan knows firsthand the courage, determination, and vulnerability required to approach emotional healing in this specialized way.
“Few writers can so masterfully convey the source of their trauma and hard-earned wisdom in such an intelligent and mindful way. With Coming Full Circle, Shannon Duncan has achieved this feat by plumbing the depths of his unconventional path to healing. He thoughtfully guides us into all aspects of true transformation through his vast mind, body, and soul altering experiences with psychedelics. If you are even remotely curious about using psychedelics to heal trauma, or simply want to witness a remarkable journey of healing, this book will not disappoint. The insights infused in each page are palpable and a gift for us all.”
—Cherie Kephart, award-winning author of A Few Minor Adjustments
“Coming Full Circle delivers a circle pack within a circle. It is fascinating as a biography that, in its uniqueness, can nevertheless be applied to the collective of trauma victims in an exemplary way. It is an important reference book for therapists working in the field. It is a guidebook for those who want to seriously and self-responsibly set out on the path to the authentic self. It is also a book of exhortation and critical examination of the subject of the psychedelic renaissance. It is a book of wisdom. Each chapter forms a circle within itself. It gives the reader non-polarized, comprehensible information. Once started, may not put it down from the hand. A truly nurturing full circle.”
—Dr. Friederike Meckel, author of Therapy with Substance