The Diligent Intention: How MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy Saved My Life

The Diligent Intention: How MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy Saved My Life

John Saul shares his story about how he harnessed the experience of being a study subject in the MAPS-sponsored study: “MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for the treatment of anxiety due to life-threatening illness” to emerge from very dark circumstances, rebuild his fortitude and take another turn at living life.

A Late and Unexpected Journey into Psychedelics

A Late and Unexpected Journey into Psychedelics

This is a personal story of how military psychologist Michael Villanueva PhD, came study the EEG and psychedelics and how psychedelics illuminated the need for good neuroscience. Despite professional fears and lack of good psychedelic science, He worked to understand the EEG within the psychedelic state.

San Pedro/Huachuma, Ayahuasca, and the Plant Medicine Healing Process

San Pedro/Huachuma, Ayahuasca, and the Plant Medicine Healing Process

In this talk Javier Regueiro will present his two newly published books on San Pedro/Huachuma and Ayahuasca and speak about the plant medicine healing process, its benefits, and challenges.

Manifesting Visions: Extended-State DMT and TransCannabis Research with Daniel McQueen

Manifesting Visions: Extended-State DMT and TransCannabis Research with Daniel McQueen

Daniel led us through a deep and far-ranging presentation on his work and what it will take to achieve the psychedelic breakthroughs he has in mind. The talk included scientific information, a four-quadrant approach to building a psychedelic community, and some of the challenges and rewards this path entails.

Cannabis: Psychedelia’s Best-Kept Secret: A Talk by Preston Lopez

Cannabis: Psychedelia’s Best-Kept Secret: A Talk by Preston Lopez

In this talk, Preston covered his work with cannabis as a tool for discovery, his background in Vipassana Meditation and experiential personal growth, and a worldview spanning evolutionary psychology, Joseph Campbell’s “hero’s journey,” and a whole lot more.