PODCAST

Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers

Steve Thayer & Reid Robison

The psychedelic renaissance is here! Join Dr. Steve Thayer, Dr. Reid Robison, and special guests as they explore the frontiers of psychedelic medicine and what it takes to cultivate a healthy mind, body, and spirit. Our hosts draw from their extensive knowledge and experience with psychedelic therapy research and treatment to discuss the science, practice, and art of psychedelic healing. If you are a helping professional, therapist, clinician, guide, healer, psychedelic enthusiast, or simply curious about mental, physical, and spiritual health, this is the podcast for you!

The neuroscience of psychedelics and mental health
14-06-2022
The neuroscience of psychedelics and mental health
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison discuss the neuroscience of psychedelics and mental health. Introduce basic neurochemistry, discuss the major neurotransmitters implicated in mental health, explore how psychotropic medicines affect neural circuits, and talk about how psychedelics affect neural circuitry. (0:54) Positive review for the podcast(2:07) The story of Phineas Gage(7:15) Are we just meat machines? Biological reductionism (12:13) Reid and Steve discuss their professional and personal journeys with psychedelics(18:11) How to Change Your Mind, by Michael Pollan(19:07) The ineffability of the psychedelic experience(21:51) Default Mode Network(28:54) What do psychiatric medications actually do?(31:26) Non-medicine neurological interventions (32:45) The Huberman Lab Podcast (33:25) The electrical properties of physiology and mental health(37:00) Serotonin and SSRIs(38:56) Dopamine (41:52) "feel good" and "negative" neurotransmitters(46:20) The Art of Impossible, by Steven Kolter(46:50) Oxytocin (53:20) What are SSRIs doing?(58:40) The Body Keeps The Score, by Bessel van der Kolk(01:00:10) SSRI vs psilocybin (01:05:46) LSD and DMT(01:07:50) MDMA and neurotoxicity (01:14:11) Roll Safe Kit(01:17:14) Ketamine (01:21:25) Critical learning periods opened by psychedelic medicinesEmail us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
Psychedelic breathwork and unleashing your inner healer
31-05-2022
Psychedelic breathwork and unleashing your inner healer
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison  discuss breathwork. Breathwork is all the rage in the wellness community right now, but humans have been using the power of the breath to heal and transform for thousands of years. We discuss a variety of breathwork practices and explore the similarities between certain of those practices and psychedelic medicine experiences.(1:11) Intro to the topic(2:28) Poem about a practice of breathing meditation(4:51) The breath is the bridge between the mind and the body and between the conscious and subconscious(8:04) Steve's psychedelic breathwork experience(10:30) The power of the breath to alter physical capacity(14:18) Correlation between slower respiratory rate and longer life(15:25) Some breathing practices to calm down and become present(17:00) Fitness is to do more while breathing less(18:38) Breath, by James Nestor(19:20) Intake nasal dilator(21:00) Science of breathing(22:50) Breathwork "lobster claws"(27:24) Does holotropic breathwork release endogenous DMT?(30:27) Psychedelic breathwork practices (34:41) Research findings on holotropic breathwork(35:45) Benefits of breathwork(43:40) Start with a breathing practice before meditation (57:00) Breathwork Beats YouTube channel(57:22) Othership breathwork app(57:48) Heart, Breath, Mind, by Leah Lagos(59:26) Somatic Internal Family Systems TherapyEmail us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
How to make love stay in relationships with Hannah Cross, LCSW
10-05-2022
How to make love stay in relationships with Hannah Cross, LCSW
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison joined by Hannah Cross. Hannah is a regular guest on the show and today we’re doing our 2nd installment in our series on relationships. Hannah is a licensed clinical social worker, expert therapist, reiki master, yoga teacher, ecstatic dance facilitator, and an expert at using psychedelic medicines to enhance the psychotherapy process. In this episode we explore the concept of love and how to make it last in relationships. We hope you find it useful.  (1:52) Hannah introduces herself(2:41) First PTF podcast episode in the relationships series Sex, Tantra, Psychedelics, and making relationships work(3:10) How do we make love stay?(3:16) Still Life with Woodpecker, by Tom Robbins(4:34) The magic, mystery, and ineffability of love(7:39) Some definitions of love(9:41) Could submitting to love be maladaptive? (12:53) The research on what makes relationships succeed or fail by John and Julie Gottman(14:52) 4 horsemen of the apocalypse(17:31) MDMA-assisted therapy for couples (19:31) Antidotes to the 4 horsemen(23:02) Cultivate friendships in a romantic partnership(27:20) The importance of trust in a relationship(29:26) Commitment in a relationship(33:23) When to break a commitment(39:30) Pain is part of love(42:38) Sue Johnson's marriage therapy(44:16) Separation makes the heart grow fonder(44:46) Bittersweet, by Susan Cain(46:00) The Sea in You, by David Whyte(50:07) Strategies for making love stayEmail us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
Ketamine treatment for opioid use disorder & MORE with Dr. Eric Garland
03-05-2022
Ketamine treatment for opioid use disorder & MORE with Dr. Eric Garland
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison joined by Dr. Eric Garland. Dr. Garland is the Distinguished Endowed Chair in Research, Distinguished Professor, and Associate Dean for Research in the University of Utah College of Social Work, Director of the Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development (C-MIIND), Associate Director of Integrative Medicine in Supportive Oncology and Survivorship at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, and Research Health Scientist in Whole Health at the Salt Lake Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Garland the most prolific author of mindfulness research in the world.  We had him on the podcast today to talk about the mindfulness-based therapy intervention he created called Mindfulness Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE). Learn more about Dr. Garland here: (1:57) Dr. Garland introduces himself(2:39) What is bio-behavioral clinical research (5:11) The mechanisms of addiction and how Mindfulness Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) was designed to treat them(9:44) Compassion for those who struggle with addiction(13:58) The critical importance of savoring(20:37) Technique for helping people savor healthy pleasure (29:28) MORE's affect on neurotransmitters (34:12) MORE increasing feelings of self-transcendence(43:32) Nondual Awareness Dimensional Assessment (45:51) The scientific rigor of the psychedelic renaissance and caution agains the hype(55:00) How to get trained in MOREEmail us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
How does therapy actually work?
19-04-2022
How does therapy actually work?
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison try to answer the provocative question, "How does therapy actually work?" They discuss how mental illness is defined, different therapy approaches, aspects common to all therapy approaches, how psychedelics might accelerate progress in therapy, whether or not AI therapists will steal our jobs, and much more!(2:15) Does psychotherapy work?(3:11) How do we define mental health problem?(7:00) What do we work on in therapy?(12:07) Therapist using their humanity as a therapeutic tool(16:00) Corrective emotional experience(17:49) Common vs specific factors that contribute to the effectiveness of therapy(12:09) Classical and operant conditioning(24:02) Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and MDMA-assisted therapy for PTSD(29:19) Cognitive dissonance (32:25) Why we stay stuck(37:17) Self-awareness and insight(41:02) Habit change(44:56) Ibogaine treatment for addiction(48:39) Distinct but overlapping aspects of psychedelic experiences and therapy approaches(50:00) AI therapists and how to find the right therapist for you(57:38) Combining therapy and psych medications(01:02:12) Psychedelic accelerated psychotherapy Email us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
Psychedelic clinical trials (psilocybin, LSD, etc) with Dr. Paul Thielking
12-04-2022
Psychedelic clinical trials (psilocybin, LSD, etc) with Dr. Paul Thielking
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison are joined again by Dr. Paul Thielking.  Paul is a psychiatrist, palliative care physician, zen practitioner, and the chief scientific officer at Novamind. Paul joins the show to talk about psychedelic clinical trials. (2:15) Introduction to the topic(4:11) Cedar Clinical Research(4:45) What is a clinical trial?(10:42) The unique challenges of psychedelic clinical trials and regulating psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy(15:09) Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS)(18:06) The therapy part of psychedelic-assisted therapy(24:13) How important is integration support after psychedelic experience(26:33) The resources required to do psychedelic-assisted therapy(29:55) The challenges of training enough therapists to do psychedelic-assisted therapy (36:11) Psychedelic medicine accessibility and scaleability (39:25) Placebo-controlled double-blind psychedelic studies (44:02) Handling and accounting for disappointment when a trial participant gets the placebo(49:11) Investigator initiated studies(52:28) Compassionate use and expanded access(55:45) What types of psychedelics are being studied in clinical trialsEmail us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
Communication is everything!
05-04-2022
Communication is everything!
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison have a conversation about communication. Clear, effective communication is so important in this episode we do our best to explore why. We talk about communication styles, how to navigate conflict, the power of deep listening, the difference between empathy and compassion, and so much more!(1:23) Introduction to the topic(4:11) Stories behind conflict and the Gottmans(6:54) Communication is everything and the many ways we communicate(9:49) The importance of listening(11:52) Empathy and compassion(20:40) Reflective listening and validation (24:07) Validating children to teach them resilience(28:30) Don't listen to the words, listen to the needs. (31:28) Cultural influences on communication(33:14) Communication styles (aggressive, passive, passive-aggressive, and assertive)(42:24) No More Mr. Nice Guy, by Robert Glover(42:33) Not Nice, by Aziz Gazipura(45:47) Communicating with yourself and "self-talk"(53:22) How to handle conflict and the 4 horseman of the apocalypse (01:00:15) Never Split the Difference, Chris Voss(01:01:28) Crucial Conversations book(01:01:55) Talking to Crazy, by Mark Goulston(01:03:26) Psychedelics effects on communication Email us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
Awakening, enlightenment, and self-actualization
29-03-2022
Awakening, enlightenment, and self-actualization
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison explore the concept of psychological and spiritual awakening. Is awakening the same as enlightenment or self-actualization? Does it happen gradually or all at once? How does one know if and when you're enlightened? What role can psychedelic medicine play in the process of awakening or enlightenment? We discuss these questions and so much more in today’s episode:(1:54) Are awakening and enlightenment the same thing? (3:22) Sam Harris(5:29) Effective altruism (6:25) The illusion of self and looking for the looker(12:42) Becoming awake to many things vs THE awakening (14:10) Joseph Goldstein, imperfect gurus, and balance (19:46) Psychedelic experiences and awakening(21:53) Attachments and other obstacles to awakening(25:50) Waking up to shame, fear, and your internal parts (Dick Schwartz)(31:08) Teachings about enlightenment from various religions and ideologies (34:15) Non-separation, the best and worst of humanity, and loving awareness(38:23) The difference between doing and being(40:37) Ayahuasca and ketamine experiences(44:58) Sexual awakening and the body as a vehicle to enlightenment (49:10) Abraham Maslow, self-actualization, and Transcend, by Scott Barry Kaufman(54:21) Getting stuck in the healing process(57:18) The value of ceremony and ritual in the healing process(01:04:09) Stages to enlightenment (01:06:11) Wake Up Now, by Stephan Bodian(01:07:19) After the Ecstasy, the Laundry, by Jack Kornfield(01:07:52) Awareness, by Anthony De Mello(01:07:56) Letting Go, by David R. Hawkins(01:08:16) The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle(01:08:31) No Bad Parts, by Richard SchwartzEmail us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
Microbiome, gut-brain connection, & mental health with Dr. Amy de la Garza
22-03-2022
Microbiome, gut-brain connection, & mental health with Dr. Amy de la Garza
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison are joined for the second time on the show by Dr. Amy de la Garza to talk about the gut microbiome and the gut-brain connection. Amy is a board-certified family practice physician who provides specialized care for patients with behavioral health and SUD diagnoses. She uses an integrative approach sometimes called “lifestyle medicine”, which addresses nutrition, movement, sleep, stress management and social connection. Amy is also the Medical Director of the Novamind Salt Lake City, UT clinic. They discuss the following topics:(1:30) Introduction to topic(3:00) What is the gut microbiome? (5:16) Can mental illness be attributed to problems with the gut microbiome? (6:10) Studies about probiotic use and depression(8:30) The gut's affect on the HPA axis(9:55) "Leaky gut" or gut hyperpermeability and auto immune conditions(14:50) How the gut interacts with the vagus nerve(20:00) Neurotransmitter production in the gut(24:45) Short chain fatty acids(26:12) Bacterial endotoxemia, inflammation, and oxidation(28:17) Microbiome and weight management(28:55) Unocking the Keto Code, by Steven Gundry(30:39) The dark side of diet culture(32:50) Why don't we all have a perfectly healthy gut microbiome?(33:33) Antibiotic overuse and the utility of probiotics (37:15) Food choices that influence the health of the gut microbiome(38:52) Trauma affects the microbiome (45:00) What can you do to improve gut health? (47:00) Stop drinking soda and start drinking water(50:45) Quality sleep(54:15) Adaptive responses to stress and our episode on triggers (56:11) Stress management and the gut(01:05:18) The healthcare profession is not conducive to healthEmail us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
TRIGGERED! Now what?
15-03-2022
TRIGGERED! Now what?
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison explore how you can use those moments when you are triggered as opportunities for personal exploration, insight, and growth. They discuss the following topics:(1:35) Introduction to the topic(4:44) Why avoidance of triggers is not a useful strategy (8:50) What is spiritual bypassing?(10:48) The Science of Enlightenment, by Shinzen Young(13:12) Triggers show us the work we need to do(14:45) Triggers and meditation (17:37) Trigger warnings(21:21) Sometimes you need to retreat from triggers(22:30) Habitual responses to triggers(23:00) Atomic Habits, by James Clear(23:02) The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg  (27:08) Cold plunging (30:43) Transference, defense mechanisms, and projection(34:03) Compassionate inquiry by Gabor Mate(37:51) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and opposite action(41:08) Process of self-exploration (42:39) How to handle triggers in relationships(46:21) Physical pain(50:47) PTF: Hannah Cross, LCSW, on Sex, Tantra, Psychedelics, and making relationships work(51:02) Existential Kink, by Carolyn Elliott(53:20) The Obstacle is the Way, by Ryan Holiday(55:23) Don't be ashamed of your triggersEmail us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
What is ADHD and what can we do about it?
08-03-2022
What is ADHD and what can we do about it?
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison explore the causes of, symptoms of, and treatment options for ADHD. They discuss the following topics:(3:00) Introduction to the topic(5:47) What is ADHD? What are the symptoms?(8:38) Executive functioning and ADHD(11:02) Emotional dysregulation in ADHD(18:50) Thinking of ADHD on a spectrum of functioning(21:11) Pros and cons of the ADHD label(24:46) Possible causes of ADHD(27:13) The role that trauma plays in the development of ADHD(28:58) Differing manifestation of symptoms in boys vs girls(33:14) Outliers, by Malcom Gladwell(34:45) Sleep disruption and ADHD(39:00) What ADHD is NOT(40:50) Stimulants(42:30) The differences in attention problems with ADHD vs anxiety or depression (46:33) The strengths of ADHD(48:48) Mismatch between brain type and environment(50:25) Kelley Starrett and the importance of movement for learning(56:13) Ecstatic dance(59:19) Treatments for ADHD (01:22:37) Dr. Russell Barkely(01:22:53) ADHD Alien comic(01:23:09) How to ADHD YouTube channel (01:24:03) Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)(01:24:15) Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)Email us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
Hannah Cross, LCSW, on Sex, Tantra, Psychedelics, and making relationships work
01-03-2022
Hannah Cross, LCSW, on Sex, Tantra, Psychedelics, and making relationships work
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison are joined for the third time on the show by Hannah Cross to discuss sex, tantra, psychedelics, and making relationships work.  Hannah is a licensed clinical social worker, expert therapist, reiki master, yoga teacher, ecstatic dance facilitator, and super cool. They discuss the following topics:(1:45) Introduction to the topic(2:58) What is tantra? (5:30) Reserving and channeling sexual energy and "no fap"(9:57) Non-monogamy and polyamory (13:03) David Deida(15:34) Relationship to self and synchronizing your life with a partner  (18:15) Aubrey Marcus and his polyamorous phase(21:07) The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships, by Neil Strauss(21:42) The Ethical Slut, by Janet Hardy and Dossie Easton(21:54) Come as you are, by Emily Nagoski(21:55) Esther Perel's books (22:01) Sex at Dawn, by Christopher Ryan(23:10) Navigating the challenges of romanticism (24:15) Steve reflects on his marriage(25:49) Divorce, break-ups, and conscious uncoupling (27:38) Grow As We Go, by Ben Platt(28:04) The "soul" of a relationship (31:00) Polarizing energies in a relationship (feminine and masculine, yin and yang)(37:40) Kink and BDSM(38:52) Existential Kink, by Carolyn Elliott(41:35) Sex, Love, and Goop on Netflix(45:00) The power of sensuality(46:16) Embodiment (47:10) Journeys of Embodiment at the Intersection of Body and Culture, by Niva PiranEmail us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
Dr. Erica Baiden on the need for diversity, equity, and inclusion in psychedelic medicine
22-02-2022
Dr. Erica Baiden on the need for diversity, equity, and inclusion in psychedelic medicine
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison are joined by Dr. Erica Baiden, MD. Erica is a family medicine physician who is passionate about providing evidence-based care using an integrative, patient-centered approach. They explore issues related to diversity, equity, representation, and inclusion in mental healthcare broadly and in psychedelic medicine specifically. They discuss the following topics:(2:36) Erica introduces herself(4:32) Serving underserved populations and the need for diverse representation among medical/mental healthcare professionals(5:30) How Erica developed her passion for safe, compassionate, humane, and destigmatizing healthcare (10:25) How do we decide what to pathologize and being sensitive to neurodiversity (13:13) Educating clinicians in cultural competence(15:34) Generational differences in cultural sensitivity and mental health stigma (18:16) Erica's medical practice philosophy (19:39) Your Symphony of Selves, by James Fadiman(20:49) BIPOC history of medicinal, spiritual, and ceremonial use of psychedelics (24:00) Should we change the name "psychedelic" to something that better represents what these substances do?(25:25) Dr. Carl Hart and the war on drugs(26:37) The importance of representation among psychedelic therapy facilitators(30:17) Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace, by Angel Kyodo Williams(33:06) The People of Color Psychedelic Collective (POCPC)(33:09) Psychedelic Liberation Collective(33:25) Maria Sabina(34:18) Fireside Project(34:23) The Ancestor Project(34:26) Women on Psychedelics(37:00) The potential professional risks of working in the psychedelic medicine space(39:01) Claudio Naranjo(42:50) Diversity and representation in clinical trials Email us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.
Kyle Buller from Psychedelics Today on NDEs, breathwork, & training psychedelic therapists
15-02-2022
Kyle Buller from Psychedelics Today on NDEs, breathwork, & training psychedelic therapists
In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison are joined by Kyle Buller from Psychedelics Today. Kyle is a mental health counselor, transpersonal breathwork instructor, and psychedelic therapy educator. Co-founded by Kyle and Joe Moore, Psychedelics Today is an education platform committed to exploring and discussing the field of psychedelics and non-ordinary states of consciousness.  They discuss the following topics:(1:47) Introductions and how Kyle got interested in transpersonal psychology(3:32) Kyle's near-death experience (9:16) DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences, by Rick Strassman(9:58) Similarities between NDEs and psychedelic experiences (14:15) Psychedelic compounds without the psychedelic experience(16:06) What is transpersonal psychology? (17:45) Dr. Stan Grof and trusting the process(23:35) When should a therapist intervene in the process?(26:28) Appropriate therapeutic touch in ketamine-assisted psychotherapy (KAP)(27:58) To Redeem One Person Is to Redeem the World: The Life of Frieda Fromm-Reichmann, by Gail Hornstein(33:05) The origins of Psychedelics Today(39:44) Breathwork and psychedelics(42:02) Pros and cons of at-home ketamine treatments(45:48) Rebirthing process in breathwork(51:56) What is a "spiritual emergency"?(59:23) How to support someone with integration of a transformative experience?(1:05:53) Vital psychedelic therapy training program from Psychedelics Today(1:09:04) What might be required to become a certified psychedelic therapist?Email us questions and feedback at psychfrontiers@novamind.ca Learn more about our podcast at more about Novamind at us on Instagram:  The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice or mental health treatment. Consult with a medical/mental health professional if you believe you are in need of mental health treatment.