35. Psychedelic Research and Abuse with Katherine MacLean image
Pursuit Of Infinity
35. Psychedelic Research and Abuse with Katherine MacLean
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1 year ago

 In this week’s episode, we welcome Katherine MacLean to the show. Katherine is a research scientist, mother and adventure-seeker. Her research centers around the effects of mindfulness meditation and psychedelics. Katherine was a lead researcher and session guide at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, conducting legal clinical trials of psilocybin, the primary chemical found in "magic mushrooms”. She has a BA in psychology and neuroscience, earned her PhD in Research Psychology, and her postdoctoral research fellowship in psychopharmacology. You can read further into her lengthy list of credentials and positions held among the top research facilities in the field in the links in the show notes. Katherine has a book coming out in June of 2023 called Midnight Water, so be on the lookout for updates on that. Hopefully near the time of its release Katherine will be gracious enough to make another appearance on the show!

Id like to make a note here: Near the 46 minute mark We discussed the accepted timeline for the development of a relationship between clinician and former client as being 6 months post treatment per the California Licensing Board. The timeline is actually 2 years post treatment, and I’ll leave a link below to the website for the California Licensing Board in case anyone would like to seek out their ethics guidelines.


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