Non-therapy uses for psychedelics with Hannah Cross, LCSW

by warrengibbon

Mar 07, 2023

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On this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison are joined Hannah Cross, LCSW to discuss the non-therapy, non-medical uses of psychedelics. Hannah is a licensed clinical social worker, therapist, reiki master, yoga teacher, and all-around awesome person.

(1:40) Intro to the topic and to Hannah
(3:41) What does “processing” mean?
(5:29) Discoveries and insights attributable to psychedelics
(6:56) Timothy Leary’s first LSD trip and cautionary tales
(11:08) Psychedelics and psychological flexibility and creativity
(14:38) Psychedelics for art and music
(17:04) Microdosing, presence, and yoga
(19:56) Psychedelics as a way-shower to a skill
(21:38) Can psychedelics kill ambition?
(24:18) Psychedelics for self-awareness and position in society
(25:12) Turn on. Tune in. Drop out.
(32:22) Psychedelic experiences can by destabilizing
(36:52) What is equanimity?
(44:42) Transpersonal psychology

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