The Third Wave Podcast
The Future Of Psychedelics: Medicalization, Microdosing, And The Mainstream
Join our 3W Node event in New York with Dr. Will Siu, a psychiatrist who has been trained as a psychedelic therapist by MAPS. He talks about the problems with conventional therapy, and explains how psychedelic-assisted therapy could take up some of the slack.
The full episode transcript is available here.
- Will’s beliefs about the sources of “psychiatric illnesses” and the roles psychedelics can play in treating or curing them, informed by his experience working with psychedelics and his formal medical training
- Will’s view of ketamine as a legal psychedelic that can facilitate transpersonal experiences and how it can be used beyond its current applications
- How we’ll navigate underlying socioeconomic dynamics like race and cost in a world where professionals with specific training with these substances strive to meet the needs of a diverse patient population