The First Graduating Class of the CIIS Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Research

If you have been following the field of psychedelic research, then you know that the last few years have seen some big strides forward for psychedelic therapy. You most likely heard the news that MDMA has been approved for Phase III PTSD trials (the final phase before potential legalization), but there’s been another major step […]

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Neurosis is Natural: Human Development and Rites of Passage with Neal M. Goldsmith, Ph.D.

The Western world’s psyche is not doing so hot right now. Children and adults are overmedicated on pharmaceuticals, depression and anxiety are rampant, and addiction is reaching epidemic proportions. Could it be that our collective neuroses are due to us missing something fundamental about life? Clearly something needs to change for things to get better. […]

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The Middle Age Trip: Musings on Midlife Psychedelic Use and Psychotherapy with Neal M. Goldsmith, Ph.D.

You don’t have to be a wide-eyed millennial to have a mind-opening and life-changing experience with psychedelics. As the media coverage and scientific validity of psychedelics continues to expand, a growing number of middle aged and senior adults are taking note, and some of them are taking the leap of faith into experiencing it for […]

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Life Coaching and Death Coaching: Comedian Myq Kaplan on the Benefits of Ayahuasca

  For someone whose comedy isn’t overtly psychedelic, stand-up comic Myq Kaplan has a surprising amount of experience with the use of ayahuasca for self-healing and spiritual growth. Numerous medicine ceremonies have left him with some valuable methods of dealing with day-to-day life, as well as potent insights on what may happen to consciousness when […]

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