1 hr 23 min

43: India Oxenberg, NXIVM Cult Survivor - Psychedelics for Cult Deprogramming & Healing Sexual Trauma Brom Podcast

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🍄 India Oxenberg is a survivor of the NXIVM cult.  While her 7 years in NXIVM have been covered extensively in multiple documentaries, articles and books, this is the first interview in which she details the role that psychedelics played in her post-NXIVM healing journey.    



India is the author of "Still Learning", a memoir documenting her seven-year experience with and escape from the toxic cult, NXIVM.  She is the executive producer of "SEDUCED: INSIDE THE NXIVM CULT", a Starz documentary.  By sharing her story, she hopes to raise awareness about the insidious nature of coercion and hopes to offer other survivors a platform to share their stores.   



India's mother, Catherine Oxenberg was instrumental in taking down NXIVM.  She is the founder of The Catherine Oxenberg Foundation, a foundation dedicated to helping individuals and families recover from the devastating effects of unresolved trauma. Their mission is to shift the paradigm of trauma from one of stigma and disability to one of growth, opportunity and a gateway to wisdom and empowerment.  



Keith Raniere, the founder of NXIVM was found guilty of sex trafficking, racketeering, wire fraud and a litany of other charges in 2019.  He is currently serving a 120 year prison sentence.   



Follow India on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/indiaoxenberg/ 



The Catherine Oxenberg Foundation: https://catherineoxenberg.com/foundation/ 



Follow Brom on Twitter:  https://www.twitter.com/therealbrom  



⏰ Timestamps   

01:36 India's time in NXIVM  

21:52 How did psychedelics become a part of India’s healing journey? 

34:00 Advice from India to other women who’ve experienced sexual trauma  

38:16 How psychedelics healed India’s relationship with her family  

41:17 Other substances that India experimented with 

45:00 Self-guided VS Guided trips? 

48:50 How psychedelics helped India see Keith Raniere in a different light  

54:12 Bad trips: ketamine nightmares  

58:45 Trying psychedelics while being in a cult  

1:07:58 Psychedelic cults and how to identify them

🍄 India Oxenberg is a survivor of the NXIVM cult.  While her 7 years in NXIVM have been covered extensively in multiple documentaries, articles and books, this is the first interview in which she details the role that psychedelics played in her post-NXIVM healing journey.    



India is the author of "Still Learning", a memoir documenting her seven-year experience with and escape from the toxic cult, NXIVM.  She is the executive producer of "SEDUCED: INSIDE THE NXIVM CULT", a Starz documentary.  By sharing her story, she hopes to raise awareness about the insidious nature of coercion and hopes to offer other survivors a platform to share their stores.   



India's mother, Catherine Oxenberg was instrumental in taking down NXIVM.  She is the founder of The Catherine Oxenberg Foundation, a foundation dedicated to helping individuals and families recover from the devastating effects of unresolved trauma. Their mission is to shift the paradigm of trauma from one of stigma and disability to one of growth, opportunity and a gateway to wisdom and empowerment.  



Keith Raniere, the founder of NXIVM was found guilty of sex trafficking, racketeering, wire fraud and a litany of other charges in 2019.  He is currently serving a 120 year prison sentence.   



Follow India on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/indiaoxenberg/ 



The Catherine Oxenberg Foundation: https://catherineoxenberg.com/foundation/ 



Follow Brom on Twitter:  https://www.twitter.com/therealbrom  



⏰ Timestamps   

01:36 India's time in NXIVM  

21:52 How did psychedelics become a part of India’s healing journey? 

34:00 Advice from India to other women who’ve experienced sexual trauma  

38:16 How psychedelics healed India’s relationship with her family  

41:17 Other substances that India experimented with 

45:00 Self-guided VS Guided trips? 

48:50 How psychedelics helped India see Keith Raniere in a different light  

54:12 Bad trips: ketamine nightmares  

58:45 Trying psychedelics while being in a cult  

1:07:58 Psychedelic cults and how to identify them

1 hr 23 min

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