16 episodes

Inside Eyes is a podcast that focuses on the use of psychedelics & entheogens to heal from sexual trauma. This show looks at healing and trauma through a spiritual & political lens.

Inside Eyes Laura Mae Northrup: Psychotherapy, Trauma, Psychedelics, & Entheogens

    • Sexuality
    • 5.0, 68 Ratings

Inside Eyes is a podcast that focuses on the use of psychedelics & entheogens to heal from sexual trauma. This show looks at healing and trauma through a spiritual & political lens.

    Dynamics of Sexual Harm in Psychedelic & Entheogenic Spaces

    Dynamics of Sexual Harm in Psychedelic & Entheogenic Spaces

    Community that forms around the healing use of entheogens and psychedelics is not without it's own instances of sexual harm. In the final episode of the season, Laura Mae Northrup, MFT talks about psychological dynamics that underlie sexual harm in healing relationships and what the community can do to prevent it.

    • 44 min
    Harm Reduction for Entheogens & Psychedelics with Kufikiri Imara

    Harm Reduction for Entheogens & Psychedelics with Kufikiri Imara

    For the second to last episode of the season, Laura interviews Kufikiri Imara of Decriminalize Nature Oakland.  The episode explores harm reduction from practical and philosophical perspectives and takes an expanded view that includes not only harm to users, but also harm to the medicines themselves and the traditional stewards of many entheogenic plants.  

    • 46 min
    James – MDMA & Questions of Sexual Abuse

    James – MDMA & Questions of Sexual Abuse

    James has heard about the amazing breakthroughs that trauma survivors are having with MDMA.  Determined to explore an ongoing question of if she was sexually abused as a child, she embarks on two guided journeys.  

    • 34 min
    Lena – MDMA, Child Sexual Abuse, & Lasting Altered State of Consciousness

    Lena – MDMA, Child Sexual Abuse, & Lasting Altered State of Consciousness

    Lena is a survivor of long-term child sexual abuse and decided to try healing with guided MDMA journeys.  She had an unexpected outcome from her journey work that resulted in a lasting altered state of consciousness.  In this episode we talk about the complex nuances of her "soft psychosis" diagnosis and explore why that term doesn't adequately describe her experience.

    • 35 min
    Jonathon – Mushrooms, LSD, Child Sexual Abuse, DIY Healing, & Suicidality

    Jonathon – Mushrooms, LSD, Child Sexual Abuse, DIY Healing, & Suicidality

    Jonathon shares about his experience of child sexual abuse & healing with LSD and mushrooms. He takes a DIY approach to his medicine work, while also seeing a therapist and doing EMDR.  

    • 34 min
    Kate – Ayahuasca, Mushrooms, Child Sexual Abuse, & Repressed Memories

    Kate – Ayahuasca, Mushrooms, Child Sexual Abuse, & Repressed Memories

    For most of Kate's life she didn't remembered the sexual abuse she experienced as a child. She shares about using Ayahuasca & mushrooms to heal.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
68 Ratings

68 Ratings

smedley67 ,

Storytelling with a mission

This podcast is a gift— thank you for putting this out into the world.

Garagehead ,

Amazing Resource

I listened to all of it and was profoundly moved. I've recommended it to several clients who have gotten a lot out of it as well. A vital and timely voice in this emerging field.

Camino de Catalina ,

Beautiful, insightful, and powerful

I find these conversations extremely provocative and insightful. I really appreciate Laura’s curiosity and inquisitive nature. She asks questions and introduces themes with thoughtfulness, care, and grace.

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