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Navigating the Personal and Political in MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy with Sara Reed

Maria Mocerino interviews Sara Reed, an MDMA-assisted psychotherapy provider at the forefront of bringing psychedelic medicine to underserved groups about MDMA as a promising treatment for racial trauma, navigating the personal and political realities that can emerge in dosing sessions, White feminism, and the importance of providing equitable access to psychedelic-assisted therapies.

Indigenous Reciprocity Initiative of the Americas

Giving Back to Indigenous Communities Supporting plant medicine by nurturing ecological wellbeing, including land rights activism, bolstering food security, and strengthening economic resilience. With an...

Psychedelics in Soup Kitchens, Festivals, and Cyberspace Communities with Kwasi Adusei

Maria Mocerino interviews Kwasi Adusei, founder of the Psychedelic Society of Western New York, about psychedelics as mental health treatments, the intersec-tion of psychedelics and community service, and a new online network that Adusei is building that fosters peer-to-peer support for communities of color.

Facilitating MDMA Therapy as a Treatment for PTSD with Marcela Ot’alora...

Maria Mocerino interviews MDMA and ketamine facilitator Marcela Ot’alora G, a seminal force behind MAPS’ current efforts to get MDMA through the FDA ap-proval process as a prescription for PTSD by 2023. We discuss PTSD, MDMA-assisted psychotherapy as a treatment for PTSD, and bringing MDMA-assisted psychotherapy to underserved communities.

Psychedelics as Political Players and Literary Agents with Nicholas Powers

“The last time I sang the national anthem, I was on ecstasy." It was the opening line of Nicholas Powers' talk at the Horizons Conference...

Niños Santos, Psilocybin Mushrooms and the Psychedelic Renaissance

https://youtu.be/HYaLbZSRwho Inti: . Thank you very much for the invitation. What we will present here is drawn from discussions we have been having in the...

Psychedelic Scientists Should Honor Indigenous Plants and Traditions

Bia Labate, Ph.D advocates for the need to pay attention to the continuities between the ceremonial use of sacred plants and psychedelic science, and call psychedelic scientists to consider Indigenous knowledge systems as equivalent and legitimate as Western science methodologies.

Empowering Queer, LGBTQ, and Two-Spirit Voices in Psychedelics with Marca Cassity

Marca Cassity is a two-spirit trauma therapist who specializes in Native American and queer-related trauma. As Cassity grew up on the Osage reservation in...

Hate & Social Media in Psychedelic Spaces

https://youtu.be/eFG1ee1yui8 What #BlackLivesMatter Solidarity Statements Revealed about the Psychedelic Community Psychedelics are often celebrated for their ability to open one’s heart, create a sense of oneness...

Treating the Trauma in our Genes with Dr. Joe Tafur

As a family physician, ayahuasquero, and author, Dr. Joe Tafur has been exploring the biology of emotional healing for over a decade. A journey...