54 min

Rachel Harris Listening to Ayahuasca Psychedelic Times Podcast

    • Education

In our latest Psychedelic Times podcast, Joe Mattia speaks with Dr. Rachel Harris, psychotherapist, ayahuasca researcher, and author of the wonderful book Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety. In this hour-long conversation, Rachel and Joe discuss a wide array of subjects surrounding ayahuasca, including the importance of family connections, the process of becoming a shaman, the link between ayahuasca and nature, and much more.
Show Notes:
Ayahuasca and family healing [1:00]
Ayahuasca and nature [2:23]
Esalen in the 60’s [4:00]
The War on Drugs [5:40]
Underground ayahuasca research [6:25]
Accounts of “miracle cures” [9:20]
Ayahuasca integration [12:20]
Spiritual bypass [15:10]
Psychotherapy vs. integration [17:15]
Finding ayahuasca [20:05]
Becoming a shaman [20:10]
Navigating difficult experiences [23:00]
The importance of lineage [24:55]
How psychedelics affect the brain [28:35]
Traumatic experiences on ayahuasca [31:00]
Traditional vs. underground ayahuasca use [34:15]
Psychedelic research challenges [36:30]
Why ayahuasca? [41:25]
Psychic surgery [45:00]

In our latest Psychedelic Times podcast, Joe Mattia speaks with Dr. Rachel Harris, psychotherapist, ayahuasca researcher, and author of the wonderful book Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety. In this hour-long conversation, Rachel and Joe discuss a wide array of subjects surrounding ayahuasca, including the importance of family connections, the process of becoming a shaman, the link between ayahuasca and nature, and much more.
Show Notes:
Ayahuasca and family healing [1:00]
Ayahuasca and nature [2:23]
Esalen in the 60’s [4:00]
The War on Drugs [5:40]
Underground ayahuasca research [6:25]
Accounts of “miracle cures” [9:20]
Ayahuasca integration [12:20]
Spiritual bypass [15:10]
Psychotherapy vs. integration [17:15]
Finding ayahuasca [20:05]
Becoming a shaman [20:10]
Navigating difficult experiences [23:00]
The importance of lineage [24:55]
How psychedelics affect the brain [28:35]
Traumatic experiences on ayahuasca [31:00]
Traditional vs. underground ayahuasca use [34:15]
Psychedelic research challenges [36:30]
Why ayahuasca? [41:25]
Psychic surgery [45:00]

54 min

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