Psychedelics as a Tool for Growth and Healing with Matt Zemon

Interview by
Dr. Chad Prevost
Dr. Shelley Prevost
Published on
October 9, 2023

In this episode

For today's show we talk with Matt Zemon, a dedicated explorer of the inner world, and a passionate advocate for the thoughtful and responsible use of psychedelics. With a Master of Science in Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health with honors from King’s College London, Matt has studied the effects of psychedelics on the mind and the potential for these experiences to serve as a catalyst for positive transformations.

His work in this field is motivated by a profound desire to help people navigate the sometimes challenging terrain of the psychedelic experience, and emerge from it with a deeper sense of purpose, connection, and understanding. To reclaim their true self.

Matt is the author of the Amazon Best-Seller, Psychedelics for Everyone: A Beginner’s Guide to these Powerful Medicines for Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Expanding Consciousness. As an entrepreneur in the wellbeing sector, Matt has co-founded various companies, including HAPPŸŸ, a mental wellness company specializing in psychedelic-assisted ketamine therapy, PSYCHABLE, an online community connecting people who would like to explore the healing power of psychedelics with a network of practitioners and psychedelic-based treatments, and TAKE2MINUTES, a nonprofit dedicated to helping individuals improve their mental health and wellbeing.

Our Discussion

Responsible use of psychedelics for personal growth. 4:41

Unlearning cultural conditioning around scarcity and competition to embrace abundance and collaboration.

Psychedelics as an alternative to antidepressants. 10:44

Neuroscientist advocates for brain growth and learning throughout life, despite common misconceptions.

Ketamine use for mental health treatment and microdosing. 14:56

Ketamine has powerful antidepressant and anxiolytic effects, but can be addictive and lead to bladder issues with long-term use.

Using psychedelics to overcome substance use disorders. 20:46

Unknown Speaker discusses microdosing, a controversial practice where individuals take small amounts of psychedelics to enhance creativity, connection, and mental health.

Psychedelic experiences and their spiritual significance. 27:34

Chad shares personal experiences with psychedelics in the 1990s, reflecting on their spiritual significance despite illegal nature.

Psychedelics for personal growth and healing. 33:19

The potential benefits and risks of psychedelics, with Matt Zemon emphasizing the importance of proper preparation and integration for a positive experience.

Personal growth and healing through meditation and therapy. 38:55

Consciousness and healing with Matt Zeeman. 45:33

Guest Speakers

Matt Zemon

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