Matt is a US Military Combat veteran, PTSD survivor, and Founder Matt has been on the front lines of drug policy advocacy and reform in regards to plant medicine and using unorthodox treatment methods to treat PTSD and trauma since 2013. Matt served in the hundredandfirst Airborne Division in Afghanistan where an accident sent him home injured, traumatized and suffering from crippling PTSD. Matt is the founder of Veterans for Natural rights. An organization that aims to build community, support, and resources for veterans that are suffering with PTSD and trauma. He was also previously the president of the weed for warriors project in Colorado and host of the 1620 show on the veterans channel. He is one of the people featured in the documentary we’re going to be talking about tonight called “From shock to Awe”.
Karla is an author and works as a Physician Assistant, Karla has written her first book, titled “From the Brink of the Drink”. Which we’re going to be covering this evening. In the book, Karla bares it all. From the toll that addiction can have on a person’s life and finally her victory. Karla’s mission is to HELP OTHERS especially those who find themselves in situations such as the one she lived.
Stuart lichtman is an author, entrepreneur, scientist and researcher who teaches people how to harness the power of their unconscious mind. Stuart’s formal education includes undergraduate and graduate work at MIT in engineering, psychology, and artificial intelligence, masters work in applied psychology, and doctoral work in organization development and cross cultural business. He has also conducted extensive research on the unconscious and the intuitive bases of success and the individual and collective operation of the human mind.
Carlos Tanner is the Director of the Ayahuasca Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Iquitos, Peru In 2017, Carlos opened the Risobo Ayahuasca Research Center, a research and healing center which will study the effects of ayahuasca and plant medicine on such issues as childhood trauma and chronic pain, PTSD, abuse and many others. In this conversation we talk about healing trauma with the use of these sacred medicines.
Brad Burge is the Director of Communications and Marketing for MAPS (Multidisplinary association for psychedelic studies). In this episode we go over the stages in which the phase trials are being conducted. We also discuss global psychedelic dinners and the upcoming 30th anniversary dinner for MAPS itself and much more. Brad Burge earned his B.A. in Communication and Psychology from Stanford University in 2005 and his M.A. in Communication from the University of California, San Diego in 2009. His graduate work focused on the political, scientific, and cultural changes required to make illicit drugs into legitimate medicines. He has also interned for the Drug Policy Alliance and has […]
Brad Burge earned his B.A. in Communication and Psychology from Stanford University in 2005 and his M.A. in Communication from the University of California, San Diego in 2009. His graduate work focused on the political, scientific, and cultural changes required to make illicit drugs into legitimate medicines. He has also interned for the Drug Policy Alliance and has a longstanding interest in drug policy reform and activism. He began working with MAPS as an intern in 2009, joining the staff in January 2011. Brad is also a consultant, writer, and editor for organizations and individuals working in psychedelic and medical marijuana research, drug policy, and psychedelic therapy. He […]