How to set intentions for psychedelic therapy…and for life!



In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison discuss intention-setting. We believe this is a crucial part of getting the most out of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy and….out of life. We talk about our favorite ways to help clients set intentions and how we are personally trying to live lives calibrated to our highest purpose.

(1:23) Introduction to the topic
(2:19) The relationship between intention and attention
(4:07) Values and rituals around intentions
(6:39) The deliberate work of intention-setting
(9:23) Manifesting
(15:12) Making intentions simple and memorable
(17:04) What pulls Reid and Steve out of alignment
(25:13) Practices for setting and calibrating to intentions
(33:25) Living with "wise" intention
(34:27) Transcend, by Scott Bary Kaufman
(39:25) Intentions in psychedelic therapy sessions
(44:54) Steve's invitation for you to set an intention

Email us questions and feedback at
Learn more about our podcast at
Learn more about Novamind at
Follow us on Instagram:

Disclaimer: 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.

Would you like to be a guest
on our podcast?

Enter your info and we'll reach out to you asap.


Would you like to be a guest on our podcast?

By signing up you consent to the Privacy Policy & Terms of Use.
Call us toll-free 1-833-NUMINUS (686-4687)
crosschevron-down linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram