Mind Medicine

Tommy Moore

The Mind Medicine Podcast aims to facilitate engagement between clinicians, researchers, mental health practitioners, and leaders in psychedelic-assisted therapies to provide expert opinion, share research results, and ultimately help to educate the public about potential new opportunities for patient treatment.

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#19 - Dr Dan Engle: Dissolving Into Your Inner Healing Intelligence With Trust And Compassion
Nov 18 2021
#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. Dan obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. His psychiatry residency degree is from the University of Colorado Denver, and his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship degree is from Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Engle is an international consultant to several global healing centers facilitating the use of long-standing indigenous plant medicines for healing and awakening. He is the Founder and Medical Director of Kuya Institute for Transformational Medicine in Austin, Texas; Full Spectrum Medicine, a psychedelic integration and educational platform; and Thank You Life, a non-profit funding stream supporting access to psychedelic therapies. Dr. Engle is the author of The Concussion Repair Manual: A Practical Guide to Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries, as well as his more recent new book, A Dose of Hope: A Story of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy.In this episode:Transformational Medicine - 'hardware and software'A Dose Of HopeThe Power Of StorytellingSelf-Compassion, Self-Worth, and Self-ValueTrauma - Implications, Expressions, and SubjectivityTruths - Objective and SubjectiveMDMA - Psychology and BiologyActivating Your Innate Inner Healing IntelligenceThe Future of Psychiatric CareLinks:A Dose Of HopeDr Dan Engle's WebsiteFull Spectrum MedicineKuya Institute for Transformational MedicineThank You LifeSupport the podcast:Support the podcast (Patreon)Support Mind Medicine Australia's mission:Mind Medicine AustraliaDonate to Mind Medicine AustraliaJoin a local chapterSupport this show Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.
#18 - Dr. Lynn Marie Morski: Educating Medical Practitioners About Psychedelic Medicine
Oct 14 2021
#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. Lynn-Marie is a Mayo Clinic-trained physician in family medicine and sports medicine, as well as an attorney and former adjunct law professor. She started the Plant Medicine Podcast to bring scientific researchers, practitioners, and those who have been personally affected by the healing powers of these plants together to help educate the public on what is possible and help further research and decriminalization of these substances. She later founded The Psychedelic Medicine Association; a society of physicians, therapists, and health care professionals looking to advance their education on the therapeutic uses of psychedelic medicines.The Psychedelic Medicine Association (PMA) is a public benefit corporation of healthcare providers aimed at bridging the gap between the advances taking place in the psychedelic research world and medical practitioners.In this episode:Factors that influence which psychedelic medicine is best suited for the patientLynn-marie’s therapeutic realisation Fundamentals of Psychedelic MedicineCommon myths or confusions in psychedelic medicineCurrent accessibility Western and indigenous perspectives of illness and wellness4 big hurdles preventing doctors prescribing psychedelicsHow to approach stigma within the health-care communityHarm reductionLinks:Psychedelic Medicine AssociationPlant Medicine Podcast (Spotify)PlantMedicine.orgSupport the podcast:Support the podcast (Patreon)Support Mind Medicine Australia's mission:Mind Medicine AustraliaDonate to Mind Medicine AustraliaJoin a local chapterSupport this show Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.
#16 - Prof David Nutt: The Neuroscience Of Psychedelics, Addiction, And How Drugs Help Us Understand The Brain
Sep 10 2021
#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. David is the chairman of Drug Science, a non-profit which he founded in 2010 to provide independent, evidence-based information on drugs. Nutt is the deputy head of the Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London. He and his team have published research into psilocybin for TRD, as well as neuroimaging studies investigating psilocybin, MDMA, LSD, and DMT.In this episode:How drugs help our understanding of the brainImpact of prohibition on investigation and researchKey terms - decriminalisation, depenalisation, legalisationDrug harm profiles - alcohol, lsd, mdma, psilocybinPhysiology and psychology of addictionBrain-mind interplayThe psychedelic experience and its phenomena The default mode networkFunctional connectivityNeuroplasticityWhy profound alterations in consciousness permit long-term changesSerotonin's role in depressionPsilocybin vs SSRIs and the 5HT2a receptorPsychedelics vs Psychedelic-assisted psychotherapies Links:Drug ScienceThe Drug Science PodcastDavid Nutt on TwitterRecent paper exploring Psilocybin vs SSRIs:Serotonin and brain function: a tale of two receptorsSupport the podcast:Support the podcast (Patreon)Support the mission:Mind Medicine AustraliaDonate to Mind Medicine AustraliaJoin a local chapterSupport this show Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.
#11 - David. B. Yaden, Ph.D.: Transcending Time, Space, and Self
Jun 27 2021
#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. David's 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.He is the editor of Rituals and Practices in World Religions: Cross-Cultural Scholarship to Inform Research and Clinical Contexts. He is currently writing a book called The Varieties of Spiritual Experiences: A Twenty-First Century Update for Oxford University Press. His scientific and scholarly work has been covered by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, and NPR.In this episode:Self-transcendent experience that lead him to this spaceAttempting to understand the brain and mind in these experiencesLeveraging neuroimaging to describe self-transcendence Cautioning neuroimaging to define the psychedelic experienceProspection and the idea of being pulled into the futureSelflessness vs. feelings of connectionTime, space, and selfPsychedelic research entering maturityThe need to arm psychiatrists with psilocybinLinks:David B. Yaden on TwitterPsychedelics in Psychiatry - Keeping the Renaissance From Going Off the RailsSupport the podcast:Support the podcast (Patreon)Support the mission:Mind Medicine AustraliaDonate to Mind Medicine AustraliaJoin a local chapterSupport this show Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.
#5 - Dr Reid Robison: Undoing Rigid Thinking
Dec 6 2020
#5 - Dr Reid Robison: Undoing Rigid Thinking
Reid Robison, MD MBA, is a psychedelic psychiatrist & researcher.Reid 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. Of course, he didn’t stop there, after residency training in Psychiatry, Dr Robison completed fellowship training in Neurodevelopmental Genetics, followed by a postdoc in Bioinformatics. As an early adopter and researcher of Ketamine in psychiatry, Reid obtained his first grant to study ketamine in 2011. He also led the Utah site for the pivotal ketamine study for TRMDD by Janssen, leading up to the company’s recent FDA-approval of Spravato. To date, Reid has guided thousands of ketamine therapy journeys and hundreds of Spravato dosing sessions. Reid has built a number of therapeutic-driven companies including Tute Genomics, a venture-backed personalized medicine startup that was acquired in 2016, Cedar Psychiatry, which he co founded and serves as a Medical Director of Center for Change, a top Eating Disorder program. He is also a founding board member at the Utah-based non-profit organisation Psychedelic Institute. 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.In this episode:Mental health crisisEpigenetics and genetics in mental health conditionsResetting and opening up new neural pathwaysNeuroscience of ketaminePharmacogeneticsLinks:NovamindCedar PsychiatrySupport the podcast:Support the podcast (Patreon)Support the mission:Mind Medicine AustraliaDonate to Mind Medicine AustraliaJoin a local chapterSupport this show Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.