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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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 11 – Kuauhtli Vasquez

Kuauhtli Vasquez is a Roadman, Sundancer and conductor of traditional Mexica ceremonies, which often involve the ritualistic use of plant medicine. In the upcoming edition of Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance, Kuauhtli will discuss the importance of our connection with nature and preserving indigenous Mesoamerican cultures. Date: Tuesday, August 4th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 10 – Duncan Trussell

Our guest this coming Tuesday will be Duncan Trussell, host of The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast and co-creator of Midnight Gospel – an animated series based on his podcast. Duncan will discuss the success of Midnight Gospel and his experiences with psychedelics. Date: Tuesday, July 28th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST (6:00 …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 9 – Chris Dyer

The ninth guest in our webinar series is Chris Dyer, a psychedelic artist and travel filmmaker. Chris studied under, prominent visionary artists such as Alex Grey and Robert Venosa – who portrayed a wider consciousness through spiritual themes. Today he is one of the leading figures of the visionary art scene, with artwork heavily influenced …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 8 – Zoe Helene

MAPS Canada is pleased to welcome cultural activist, artist, and environmentalist Zoe Helene as the eighth guest in our webinar series. Zoe is an award-winning creative professional and a prominent advocator for the therapeutic use of entheogens, particularly with regards to ayahuasca and cannabis. Through her work, Zoe has expanded the possibilities for women in …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 7 – Dr. Erika Dyck

Dr. Erika Dyck is a professor at the University of Saskatchewan and authority on the history of psychiatry and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. In the next episode of Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance, Dr. Dyck will discuss the third wave’s relationship with the civil rights movements of the 21st century. This includes the gender history of psychedelics and …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 6 – Rick Doblin, Ph.D

Join founder and executive director of MAPS, Rick Doblin, Ph.D., for an update on the approval of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy as a treatment for PTSD. MAPS is on a mission to secure FDA approval for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy as a prescribed medication, with the federal agency labelling it a ‘breakthrough therapy’. Rick will discuss the treatment’s successes …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 5 – Paul Stamets

The fifth episode of our webinar series features Paul Stamets – a renowned mycologist, medical researcher, lecturer and author. Paul will discuss psilocybin, psilocin, and the potential to discover new psychoactive compounds in psychedelic mushrooms. He will also examine their efficacy to treat mental illness and explore human consciousness. Date: Tuesday, June 23rd Time: 3:00 …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 4 – Dr. Dennis McKenna

The fourth episode features Dr. Dennis McKenna – an esteemed ethnobotanist, pharmacologist, author and lecturer. As followers of MAPS Canada may be familiar with psilocybin mescaline and ayahuasca, Dennis will explore the less popularized plant medicines enticing the next generation of ethnobotanists. Date: Tuesday, June 16th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST (6:00 PM …

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