Displaying episodes 1 - 21 of 21 in total

#20 - Prof Karl Friston: Theories Of Consciousness And Hierarchical Deep Self-Models Of Brain And Mind

Karl Friston is a British theoretical neuroscientist at University College London and an authority on brain imaging.

#19 - Dr Dan Engle: Dissolving Into Your Inner Healing Intelligence With Trust And Compassion

Dan Engle, MD, is a psychiatrist with a clinical practice that combines aspects of regenerative medicine, psychedelic research, integrative spirituality, and peak performance.

#18 - Dr. Lynn Marie Morski: Educating Medical Practitioners About Psychedelic Medicine

Lynn Marie Morski, MD, JD is the president of the Psychedelic Medicine Association, host of the Plant Medicine Podcast, founder of Plant Medicine.org, and the medical director for Way of Leaf.com. She is a Mayo Clinic-trained physician in family medicine and sports medicine, as well as an attorney and former adjunct law professor.

#17 - Adam Gazzaley MD, PhD: Bridging Between The Molecular And Neurophysiological Mechanisms Of Psychedelics To Clinical Outcomes

Adam Gazzaley MD, PhD is a neuroscientist, neurologist, inventor, author, photographer, entrepreneur and investor.

#16 - Prof David Nutt: The Neuroscience Of Psychedelics, Addiction, And How Drugs Help Us Understand The Brain

Prof David Nutt is Neuropsychopharmacologist specialising in the research of drugs that affect the brain and conditions such as addiction, anxiety, and sleep. He is the chairman of Drug Science, a non-profit which he founded in 2010 to provide independent, evidence-based information on drugs.

#15 - Dennis McKenna: Catalysing A Global Transformation Of Human Consciousness

Dennis McKenna is an Ethnopharmacolgist, research pharmacist, lecturer, and author. He is the brother of the famous psychedelic advocate Terence McKenna and is a founding member and director of ethnographic research at the Heffter Research Institute, a non-profit organization involved in investigating the potential of therapeutic uses of drugs.

#14 - Andrew Robb AO, MP: Psychedelic Medicine Is The Future Of Mental Health Care

Andrew Robb was Australia’s Minister for Trade, Investment, and Tourism. Currently, he is the chairman of The Robb Group (corporate and investment advisory company), and is a board member for multiple organizations, including Mind Medicine Australia. He is the author of Black Dog Daze: Public Life, Private Demons, his memoir that explores the challenges of managing depression, political ambition, and the life of the liberal party.

#13 - Nigel Denning: Opening Up To A New Possibility Of Mind

Nigel is the Director and Counselling Psychologist at Integrative Psychology He is a former Family Violence Co-ordinator for Relationships Australia and is the Deputy President of the In Good Faith Foundation.

#12 - Lars Wilde: Scaling The Model For Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy

Lars Wilde is the President, Chief Business Officer, and Co-founder of COMPASS Pathways. COMPASS is a UK life sciences company that works to expedite the approval and delivery of mental health therapies to patients and focuses primarily on testing psilocybin for use in patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD).

#11 - David. B. Yaden, Ph.D.: Transcending Time, Space, and Self

David Bryce Yaden, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins Medicine in The Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research. His research focus is on the psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and psychopharmacology of spiritual, self-transcendent, and positively transformative experiences triggered with psychedelic substances and other means. Specifically, he is interested in understanding how these experiences can result in long-term changes to well-being and how they temporarily alter fundamental faculties of consciousness such as the sense of time, space, and self.

#10 - Dr. Rachel Yehuda, Ph.D.: The Psychology and Biology Of Trauma, PTSD, And MDMA-Assisted Therapy

Dr. Rachel Yehuda, PhD. is a Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, and Director of the Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. This research includes the PTSD clinical research program and the Neurochemistry and Neuroendocrinology laboratory at the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Centre.

#9 - MDMA: Pharmacology And Therapeutic Mechanisms

This episode explores the pharmacology (the science of drug action) and therapeutic mechanisms of MDMA as it relates to the brain and body.

#8 - Psilocybin: Pharmacology And Therapeutic Mechanisms

This episode explores the pharmacology (the science of drug action) and therapeutic mechanisms of Psilocybin as it relates to the brain and body.

#7 - Peter Hunt AM: The Context For Psychedelic Medicine

Peter Hunt AM is an Investor and Engaged Philanthropist, Founder Greenhill Australia, Women’s Community Shelters, and Mind Medicine Australia. This episode is a discussion surrounding the significance of context in which psychedelic medicine is used, exploring the scientific evidence, and psychological phenomena.

#6 - Rick Doblin, Ph.D.: MDMA - History, Toxicity, And Therapeutic Use

Rick Dobin, PhD. is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). MAPS is a non-profit research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.

#5 - Dr Reid Robison: Undoing Rigid Thinking

Reid Robison, MD MBA, is a psychedelic psychiatrist & researcher who has led over 100 clinical trials in neuropsychiatry. He completed his undergraduate in Neuroscience at Brigham Young University and went on to medical school at the University of Utah where he earned both his MD and MBA. . Reid is adjunct faculty at the University of Utah, founder of the Polizzi Free Clinic, and provides medical support and psychedelic therapy at plant medicine retreats abroad and is the coordinating investigator for the MAPS MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy study of Eating Disorders.

#4 - Dr Tanveer Ahmed: The Medicalisation of Experience

Dr Tanveer Ahmed is a psychiatrist, author and columnist. He works in the public, private and forensic sectors. He has served on local government, the government advisory body called the Australia Multicultural Council, the Advertising Standards Board and as a Governor of the Smith Family. His 2 books Fragile Nation and In Defence Of Shame examine the rise of mental health conditions and explore the complexity of mental distress. He was previously chosen by a Prime Minister's committee as one of a hundred future leaders of Australia.

#3 - Dr Prash Puspanathan: The Psychiatric Potential Of Psychedelic Medicine

Dr. Prash Puspanathan (aka Dr. Prash P) has had an interesting pathway to the field of psychiatry. It was his initial interest in psychedelic medicine that prompted his curiosity into the world of the mind, leading him to study Psychiatry to further his interest in psychedelic medicine and its therapeutic potential. Prash has been a medical doctor at the Alfred Hospital where he has most recently held the position of Neuropsychiatry Fellow. He has been an ongoing advocate for medicine-assisted therapies and has spoken at events through Australia and at conferences worldwide. He started and managed Psychonauts Onymous, Australia’s first monthly gathering of multidisciplinary professionals to discuss current research in the field of psychedelics.

#2 - Dr Alana Roy: Why Psychedelic Medicine Offers New Hope

Dr. Alana Roy is a psychologist, mental health social worker, counselor, advocate, researcher, mindfulness meditation teacher, and therapist and has spent the last 13 years working in a broad range of settings including suicide prevention, trauma, sexual abuse, and family violence, and also the disability sector. Alana has dedicated much of her time to psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy and plant medicines, providing integration therapeutic support services for communities across Australia, and is the National Practice Manager for Psychological Services for Mind Medicine Australia.

#1 - Tania de Jong AM: Shining A Light On Breakthrough Therapies For Mental Illness

Tania De Jong AM is the co-founder of Mind Medicine Australia. She's an inspirational speaker, singer, businesswoman and social entrepreneur who has founded a number of successful businesses including Creative Universe, leading innovation conference Creative Innovation Global, Inspiring Minds leadership programs, MTA Entertainment and Events, Dimension5 co-working space, and acclaimed singing group Pot-Pourri. Tania performs, speaks and presents leadership workshops across the globe.

The Mind Medicine Australia Podcast

Mind Medicine Australia is a charity that is exclusively focused on the clinical application of psilocybin and MDMA for the treatment of mental ill-health in Australia. We support the development of regulatory-approved and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy in Australia through therapist training, ethical and legal guidelines, a center of excellence in psychedelic medicine, educational material and events, and supporting clinical research.

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