38 episodes

Dr. Dave Rabin MD, PhD, a psychiatrist and neuroscientist trained in Ketamine and MDMA-assisted therapy, brings you the newest developments from the world of psychedelic science and technology. From researchers and investors to physicians and shamans to nonprofit pioneers and policy-makers — each week, Dr. Dave brings you the latest news and answers your questions to share perspectives from the front lines of this exciting movement.

The Psychedelic Report Dr. Dave Rabin

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 21 Ratings

Dr. Dave Rabin MD, PhD, a psychiatrist and neuroscientist trained in Ketamine and MDMA-assisted therapy, brings you the newest developments from the world of psychedelic science and technology. From researchers and investors to physicians and shamans to nonprofit pioneers and policy-makers — each week, Dr. Dave brings you the latest news and answers your questions to share perspectives from the front lines of this exciting movement.

    The FDA, MDMA Therapy, and Tucker Max

    The FDA, MDMA Therapy, and Tucker Max

    Join Dr. Dave Rabin in this enlightening episode of The Psychedelic Report as he delves into the transformative journey of Tucker Max through psychedelic medicines. Tucker Max, a renowned author and entrepreneur, shares his personal experiences with MDMA, LSD, and ketamine-assisted therapy, revealing profound insights and healing moments.
    In this episode, Tucker discusses the importance of integration practices in maximizing the benefits of psychedelic experiences. He emphasizes the role of journaling, therapy, and lifestyle changes in supporting the integration process and facilitating personal growth. Tucker's journey highlights the profound impact of psychedelics on mental health, self-discovery, and relationships.

    Don't miss this insightful episode, where real-life experiences and expert perspectives converge to explore the healing potential of psychedelic medicines. Tune in now to embark on a journey of self-discovery and transformation with Tucker Max.

    Web: https://www.tuckermax.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrDavidRabinInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidrabinWeb: https://www.drdave.io/Web: www.ApolloNeuro.com
    Tucker’s Books: https://www.tuckermax.com/books/#:~:text=Tucker%20Max's%20first%20three%20books,success%20has%20meant%20his%20success.

    Article: FDA advisors voted against MDMA therapy – researchers are still fighting for it
    https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20240620-fda-advisors-voted-against-mdma-therapy-researchers-are-still-fighting-for-it


    Food and Drug Administration
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    Docket No. FDA-2024-N-193

    • 47 min
    Understanding the Impact of the FDA Vote on MDMA Therapy with Rachel Nuwer

    Understanding the Impact of the FDA Vote on MDMA Therapy with Rachel Nuwer

     In this compelling episode of The Psychedelic Report, Dr. Dave Rabin is joined by esteemed journalist Rachel Nuwer, renowned for breaking the pivotal story on the Phase 3 MDMA-assisted therapy trials for PTSD in The New York Times. Together, they delve into the recent contentious votes from the FDA Pharmacologic Advisory Committee, which advised against approving MDMA-assisted therapy despite robust evidence from clinical trials. 


    Rachel provides an insider's perspective on the committee's decision, expressing disappointment over the unreasonably high standards applied to MDMA-assisted therapy compared to other psychiatric medications. She and Dr. Rabin discuss the committee's focus on issues like demographic representation and the integration of therapy with MDMA treatment, arguing that these criticisms overlook the proven benefits of MDMA in enhancing psychotherapy outcomes.
    The episode highlights the need for better education on psychedelic therapy within the medical community and critiques the media's role in spreading public misconceptions. Rachel and Dr. Rabin emphasize the potential of MDMA-assisted therapy to revolutionize PTSD treatment, especially for Veterans and other underserved populations. Despite the setback, they remain hopeful that the scientific evidence and patients’ needs will ultimately prevail.

    Overall, the conversation underscores the importance of accurate reporting and increased awareness to advance psychedelic therapies and build public trust in these innovative treatments.

    Your Brain Explained - Can We Cute Mental Illness? The MDMA Story

    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/your-brain-explained/id1693658383?i=1000617879818

    Spotify: 
    https://open.spotify.com/episode/4k4KWRzmn8o8N2Aer4MYAG?si=fd8c315823854dad

    Rachel Nuwer’s Breaking News on MDMA Phase 3 Trials Results in the NYT: 
    https://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/14/health/mdma-ptsd-psychedelics.html

    Rachel Nuwer’s book I Feel Love: MDMA and the Quest for Connection in a Fractured World https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/62039306-i-feel-love

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrDavidRabin
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidrabin
    Web: https://www.drdave.io/
    Web: www.ApolloNeuro.com

    • 35 min
    Optimizing Psychedelic Medicine Experiences with Shawn Wells

    Optimizing Psychedelic Medicine Experiences with Shawn Wells

    In this episode of The Psychedelic Report, Dr. Dave Rabin explores the nexus of nutrition, supplementation, and optimizing psychedelic medicine experiences with Shawn Wells, an expert in diet, nutrition, and biochemistry. Shawn discusses the transformative impact of psychedelics on his life and emphasizes the importance of practices like fasting and dietary restriction to establish an optimal physiological baseline for meaningful journeys. They discuss how fasting can induce a ketogenic state, potentially enhancing neuroplasticity during psychedelic experiences. This conversation emphasizes the significance of preparation, both physically and mentally, for psychedelic experiences, highlighting the importance of adaptability, stress tolerance, and learning. 
    Web: https://shawnwells.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shawnwellsTwitter: https://twitter.com/DrDavidRabinInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidrabinWeb: https://www.drdave.io/Web: www.ApolloNeuro.com

    • 41 min
    Exploring the Nexus of Sexuality, Health, and Longevity with Dr. Amy Killen

    Exploring the Nexus of Sexuality, Health, and Longevity with Dr. Amy Killen

    In this episode of The Psychedelic Report, Dr. Dave Rabin and Dr. Amy Killen delve into the profound correlation between sexuality, intimacy, and longevity. Dr. Killen, a physician, presents compelling research demonstrating that regular sexual activity is associated with reduced mortality rates, particularly in men, attributing this effect to the physiological impact of sexual experiences, including the release of neurotransmitters like dopamine, endorphins, serotonin, and oxytocin. They advocate for a comprehensive approach to sexual education, emphasizing self-exploration, effective communication, and the destigmatization of pleasure. This episode addresses societal taboos around sexuality and underscores the importance of prioritizing sexual health in healthcare practices. Overall, they challenge listeners to adopt a more open-minded and holistic perspective on sexuality, recognizing its profound impact on overall well-being and quality of life.
    Web: https://dramykillen.com/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/dr.amybkillen/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrAmyBKillen/Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrDavidRabinInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidrabinWeb: https://www.drdave.io/Web: www.ApolloNeuro.com

    • 48 min
    Embracing Good Stress: A Journey to Mindful Resilience with Jeff Krasno

    Embracing Good Stress: A Journey to Mindful Resilience with Jeff Krasno

    How can individuals improve their understanding of their capabilities and potential, particularly in the context of stress management and mindfulness practices?

    In this episode, Dr. Dave Rabin interviews Jeff Krasno, founder of Commune and a prominent figure in the health and wellness community, joins the discussion on stress, delineating between chronic distress and beneficial stress rooted in evolutionary pressures. Through Jeff's curated protocols, including intermittent fasting, cold therapy, and social experiments, listeners gain insight into harnessing the power of good stress to enhance physiological and psychological health. The conversation delves into the physiological benefits of good stress, the importance of optimal stress dosage, and the parallel between building psychological resilience and strengthening the immune system. Jeff emphasizes the role of attention control in shaping reality and advocates for meditation and mindfulness practices to cultivate it. The episode concludes with a reflection on embracing discomfort and life's uncertainties, including death, as avenues for growth and self-discovery through meditation and psychedelic exploration. 

    Listeners can find Jeff Krasno on the Commune podcast and Instagram, with his course on good stress available on Commune's website, reflecting his mission to democratize access to transformative practices. 

    Web: https://www.jeffkrasno.com/commune-podcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeffkrasno/Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrDavidRabinInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidrabinWeb: https://www.drdave.io/Web: www.ApolloNeuro.com

    • 56 min
    Unlocking Self-Awareness and Altered States with Dave Asprey

    Unlocking Self-Awareness and Altered States with Dave Asprey

    How can we improve our self-awareness and enter altered states of consciousness to live more fully? Join Dr. Dave Rabin and Dave Asprey as they delve into a fascinating discussion on various methods for accessing altered states of consciousness and enhancing self-awareness. They explore practices such as breathwork, neurofeedback, psychedelics, tantra, and conscious kink, among others, emphasizing the diverse range of tools available for personal growth and transformation.
    Dave Asprey shares profound insights into the process of resetting trauma and the importance of gratitude and forgiveness in healing. He explains that forgiveness is not about condoning the actions of others but about releasing reactivity and cultivating inner peace. Gratitude, often overlooked in therapeutic practices, is highlighted as a crucial step towards self-trust and personal growth.

    This episode addresses common concerns about personal transformation and reassures listeners that growth and change are natural processes that can lead to greater happiness and fulfillment.

    Web: https://40yearsofzen.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrDavidRabinInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidrabinWeb: https://www.drdave.io/Web: www.ApolloNeuro.com

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Korplextrio ,

High minded quality

Dave has clearly brought together a high quality group of speakers, but his capacity to draw out the best in his interviewees makes the podcast shine. I personally appreciated the care and attention he brought to our subject matter in planning our episode. Don’t miss these offerings from key leaders in this important movement.

danafrost ,

I’ve already forwarded this podcast to friends and clients

I was introduced to Dr Dave’s work and the Apollo at the Biohacking conference. I’ve been wearing Apollo with excellent results.
I was excited to check out his podcast and it didn’t disappoint.
The Psychedelic Report is informative and intriguing.
We need information about the transformative power of psychedelics from practitioners we can trust.
Dr Dave is one of those.
I appreciate his no-nonsense manner backed by years of experience.

NeuroMD430 ,

Very thought provoking and informative

Time well spent listening to two great minds. There was so much to absorb that I know I will be revisiting this conversation to refine my own views and ideas. Highly recommended

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