Samuel Douglas, Ph.D

Samuel Douglas, Ph.D. is a freelance writer, philosopher, and drug law reform activist. Drawing on his academic background and lived experience, Samuel writes about current events in psychedelics and what they might mean for therapy, society, and the ordinary person just trying to make sense of it all. When not writing, teaching, or volunteering with the Australian Psychedelic Society, Samuel likes to read science fiction, garden, and spoil his cat.

You can follow him on twitter via @beachphilosophy.

LSD How to Find LSD: Where Do People Get LSD?
Here we go into the risks, legalities, and best practices around sourcing LSD, and provide information on alternative options.
Samuel Douglas · May 28th, 2021
LSD LSD & PTSD: The Case for Using LSD to Relieve PTSD
Can LSD help alleviate the suffering associated with PTSD? We go through what we know right now and what a therapeutic model might look like in future.
Samuel Douglas · May 19th, 2021
LSD The History of LSD: From Hero to Villain & Back Again
While other hallucinogens impacted psychotherapy and pop culture, no psychedelic was as influential or disruptive as LSD. Here's its full history.
Samuel Douglas · April 9th, 2021
Personal Development Psychedelics, Shadows, and Spiritual Bypassing
When you’re new to psychedelics, terms like “shadow work” or “spiritual bypassing” can be daunting. If this is you, don't panic!
Samuel Douglas · December 7th, 2020
Microdosing Microdosing, Macrodosing, and Mindfulness
Psychedelics, at subtle microdoses or awe-inspiring macrodoses, can be similarly life-changing. What might happen if we put them together?
Samuel Douglas · November 13th, 2020
Ketamine Can Ketamine Overcome Depression? The Answer Might Surprise You
Ketamine therapy is arguably the most accessible psychedelic therapy available today, with ketamine clinics springing up throughout the US, Canada, and the UK.
Samuel Douglas · October 28th, 2020
Mindfulness Can Psilocybin Help Us Face Our Greatest Fears?
New studies show that psilocybin may be effective in helping us overcome existential fears.
Samuel Douglas · October 14th, 2020
Harm Reduction Can Microdosing LSD Overcome Chronic Pain?
By Samuel Douglas, Philosopher and Vice President of the Australian Psychedelic Society Two new and exciting pieces of research into […]
Samuel Douglas · September 25th, 2020