Microdosing, community, and coaching with The Third Wave founder, Paul Austin



In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison joined by Paul Austin. Paul is the CEO and Founder of The Third Wave, author of Microdosing Psychedelics: A Practical Guide to Upgrade Your Life, a public speaker, and a coach.

(1:44) Paul introduces himself and tells his story
(6:20) Psychedelic experiences calling people to the work
(8:14) Integrating psychedelic experiences using collective, community support
(21:10) Altered states can lead to altered traits
(23:28) We need to be wiser to avoid catastrophe
(26:17) Initiation and rites of passage
(29:59) Terence McKenna, "find the others"
(33:20) Coaching vs Psychotherapy
(46:50) Microdosing research and possible efficacy

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