Our guest for this episode of Adventures Through The Mind is Bob Falconer, whose work explores the intersection between IFS and psychedelics.
Amanita Dreamer is on the show to talk about her story of healing from panic and anxiety with the amanita muscaria mushroom.
Pierre Bouchard is on the show to talk about somatic therapy, the traumatic roots of depression, and the role ketamine-assisted somatic psychotherapy can play in healing that trauma, and thus the depression it produces.
A somatic relational approach to psychedelic therapy attends to the healing process as one of remapping one’s interpersonal neurobiology through the relational dynamic between client and therapist, assisted by the profound states of consciousness psychedelics awaken within the client.
This lecture will explore the essence of compassion and how a lack of it is related to early childhood trauma and emotional repression. Furthermore, it will explore the potential of psilocybin in the resolution of emotional trauma and the cultivation of healthier relationships.
Carlos Tanner, director of The Ayahuasca Foundation, shares with us what he has learned about healing childhood trauma with ayahuasca.
Dr. Douglas Tataryn joins us to discuss the Four Facets Of Human Transformation and how to navigate these facets towards a healthier life.
Dr. Frank Anderson joins us on Adventures Through The Mind to explore the Internal Family Systems model of therapy and its perspective on the nature of mind, trauma, “triggers”, and the symptoms of mental illness.
Mel Cassidy joins us on Adventures Through The Mind to explore how their models of understanding and engaging human relationships apply to understandings and engaging our relationship to psychedelics, psychedelic healing, and psychedelic communities.
Bruce Sanguin is not an armchair advocate for this work, but a man that has learned from his own healing with psychedelic medicines. Along with a structural discussion on his model for healing childhood wounds and the potential of psychedelic therapy to help to process along, he shares his personal story of how his childhood wounds led him to the Church, how healing them required leaving that church behind, and how psychedelics help him learn to love again.
Samantha Retrosi is on the show to talk to us about healing with ayahuasca –what that means, how it happens – and the importance of understanding that healing and illness go well beyond the individual and extend into relationships, society, and politics.
This is a transcript of the interview featured in episode 90 of Adventures Through The Mind podcast.
James W. Jesso interviewed by Swedish political satirist Aron Flam for the DEKONSTRUKTIV KRITIK podcast
This video explores where I am at in regard to my perspective and relationship to Ayahuasca now. It also explores the story of my relationship to ayahuasca over time and the major changes it has passed through since my first encounters with it in 2013.
The longer you walk the psychedelic path the more likely you are to watch that innocent twinkle fall tragedically from your eye and shatter everything you care about right in front of vulnerable mind, reducing you to weeping heap of pain, sadness, and grief.
In honor of World Mental Health Day and the #letstalk movement, here is a story about my journey with mental illness.
We welcome French cultural anthropologist and philosopher Martin Fortier on the show for this episode to discuss his research into how culture influences cognition. His current PhD research project consists of exploring the interplay between neurobiological processes and culture in hallucinogenic experiences. His main fieldwork is located in Shipibo communities of the Middle Ucayali, in the Peruvian Amazon.
Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame.
Dr. Narvaez’s current research explores how early life experience influences societal culture and moral character in children and adults. She integrates neurobiological, clinical, developmental and education sciences in her theories and research about moral development.
Kambo refers to the secretions of Phyllomedusa bicolor, aka the giant monkey tree frog. Originating in the Amazon Rain Forest, tribes have used the frog’s secretions as a medicine for a very long time. The secretions are placed onto freshly burned holes in the skin to generate a powerful purging effect.