Watch the full film HERE: vimeo.com/ricardodaguiar/takiwasi-film
Documentary about the treatment & research center Takiwasi, located in the High Amazon region of Peru. Founded in 1986 by French, Japanese and Peruvian doctors, Takiwasi uses Traditional Amazonian Medicine combined with Western psychology to achieve a high success rate in the treatment of severe drug addiction, depression and other psychological ailments with patients from around the globe as well as from the local community. Takiwasi relies on a multinational staff of western-trained doctors, psychologists, molecular biologists and ethnobotanists as well as traditional healers from around the region which is notorious for producing some of the greatest curanderos of the Amazon. The center has developed a unique approach of integration and articulation of Western science and traditional methods to produce a therapeutic protocol focused on long term, sustainable results for its patients.