As a psychotherapist who has worked with trauma victims and cancer patients, I would like to share my thoughts on “why” psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy is proving to be highly effective as a healing modality.Continue Reading
New Science of Psychedelics
This blog discusses advances in the application of psychedelics (such as ayahuasca, LSD, MDMA and psilocybin) to medicine, mind research, and public policy—including the mainstreaming of psychedelic-assisted therapies for people dealing with addiction, depression, and PTSD. It tracks research breakthroughs reported by the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS).
In this video presentation on Mystical Experience and Psychedelics, Jerry B. Brown, coauthor of The Psychedelic Gospels, discusses: The Miracle of Marsh Chapel; Psychedelics, Christianity and the Future of Religion; Sacred Psychedelic Centers; and Freedom of Religion.Continue Reading
Psychedelic Movement Leading today’s Psychedelic Movement are several well-known psychonauts, whose Homeric songs of praise have been sung far and wide. To name but a few: Albert Hoffman (1906-2008), who first discovered LSD in 1938 and eloquently recounted his long, strange trip in LSD: My Problem Child (1979). Stanislav Grof, founder of LSD psychotherapy and […]Continue Reading
Oakland, California – On April 17, 2016, over 900 people from around the world joined the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies to celebrate three decades of advancements in psychedelic research and therapy. The fundraising goal was to support the Phase 3 clinical trials, which are essential to making MDMA-assisted psychotherapy a legal prescription treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.Continue Reading