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Jun 25, 2020

Field Trip Psychedelics Inc. is the world's first mental wellness company focused on psychedelics and psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy, is beginning to open the first medical centers - first in Toronto, New York and LA - dedicated exclusively to the administration of psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy, in a "spa-like" setting.








So what exactly happens at one of these type of psychedelic therapy clinics? You're going to find out in today's podcast, and also discover what kind of biohacks, self quantification tools, supplements and more could potentially be combined with planet medicine for enhanced efficacy.







My first guest on today's show is Ronan Levy. An entrepreneur and a visionary, Ronan is Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Field Trip Psychedelics Inc. Concurrent with his work at Field Trip, he is a partner at Grassfed Ventures, a venture capital and advisory firm focused on the cannabis and biotech industries and a Member of the Board of Directors for Trait Biosciences Inc., a leading biotech company in the hemp and cannabis industries. Prior to his current roles, Ronan co-founded Canadian Cannabis Clinics and CanvasRx Inc., the latter of which was acquired by Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NYSE: ACB) in 2016, after which he served as Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Affairs for Aurora. A lawyer by training, Ronan started his career as a corporate lawyer at Blake, Cassels Graydon LLP and Legal Counsel at CTVglobemedia Inc. (now Bell Media Inc.) He holds a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Commerce degree, both from the University of Toronto.







My second guest on today's show, Marshall Tyler, is a scientist with a deep interest in psychoactive molecules. He spent his academic career at Cornell and Harvard, exploring the intersection of chemistry and biology in an attempt to unravel the molecular basis of neuropsychiatric disorders. He subsequently worked as a leading scientist at PLUS, one of the largest cannabis edibles manufacturers in California. His passion lies in guiding research to arrive at a deeper understanding of consciousness with the ultimate goal of enhancing wellbeing.

During our discussion, you'll discover:

-Psychedelic therapy defined...10:00







-The work of Field Trip explained...13:00








-The importance of music in treatment and a variant of ketamine Field Trip is using...19:20







-How Field Trip incorporates psilocybin into their practice...29:06






-Other molecules that will be more common in future treatments...35:30






-How a psychedelic therapy session is conducted...39:45







-Prepping a patient on breath work before a session...45:30







-The patient experience from booking the appointment, to the treatment, and beyond...50:00






-Dream scenarios in the emerging landscape of psychedelic therapy...54:15






-Microdosing between the therapeutic protocols to enhance the therapy...1:03:30







Episode sponsors: Kion Colostrum JOOVV Clearlight Saunas, Thrive Market