Ryan LeCompte, B.A., A former United States Marine

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Ryan LeCompte, B.A., is a former United States Marine who actively and honorably served as an infantryman from 2007 to 2011. LeCompte is a proud father of two boys, ages 5 and 3. He holds a B.A. in Psychology, and is pursuing his M.A. in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. As a psychotherapist, he works with a self-developed western trauma-informed shamanic model as his foundation with a driving focus in Gestalt, Somatic, and Jungian approaches to trauma and addictions. He believes that PTSD and addiction are deeply rooted in childhood trauma and works from a dual-diagnostic perspective. As a patient himself diagnosed with PTSD, he has dedicated his life to addressing suffering, and has worked with both civilians and veterans with PTSD and addiction for over 8 years. He is the founder of a nonprofit organization called Veterans for Entheogenic Therapy (VET), whose primary mission is to spread awareness about alternative medicines for the treatment of treatment-resistant, chronic PTSD in veterans. He also organizes trips to the South American Amazon in Peru with patients suffering from PTSD and addiction to work with Shipibo shamans and curanderos working with ayahuasca for healing. Ryan says: “The American Psychological…

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