Callista Forchuk

Inclusion of People of Color in Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy: A Review of The Literature

Are people of colour included in psychedelic research? In their paper “Inclusion of people of color in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy: a review of the literature” Michaels et al. (2018) reviewed studies on psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy published between 1993 and 2017 across countries to examine rates of inclusion for people of colour. Below we have summarized the key …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Season 2 – Episode 13 – Psilocybin Assisted Psychotherapy

In episode 13 of Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance, Spencer Hawkswell, CEO of TheraPsil, will discuss psilocybin-assisted therapy and its future potential. Date: Tuesday, December 15th Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST (8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EST) About Spencer Hawkswell Spencer Hawkswell is the CEO at TheraPsil, an organization which advocates for the clinical application …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Season 2 – Episode 5 – Dr. Joe Tafur

Join Dr. Joe Tafur for a discussion on groundbreaking research linking biochemical (“epigenetic”) changes to psychedelic medicine. By examining biological alterations linked to MDMA-assisted therapy, Joe will point to empirical efforts linking emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of well-being, fuelling a wider discussion on the value of interweaving spiritual and emotional transformation with modern science. …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 14 – Wade Davis

Wade Davis is a renowned explorer and expert in ethnography and ethnobotany, as well as a filmmaker, photographer, professional speaker, and writer. Davis’ body of work is an ode to the diversity among landscapes, peoples, and cultural practices, including the use of plants and psychoactive substances in sacred rituals. In the next episode of Examining …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 12 – Monnica Williams

The twelfth webinar will feature Dr. Monnica Williams, a clinical psychologist, associate professor, and esteemed researcher. Monnica will discuss the need to expand psychedelic medicine to communities of colour, along with considerations and implications specific to racialized communities. Date: Tuesday, August 11th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST (6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EST) …

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