Dr. Jordan Sloshower
How can the use of psychedelic and sacred plants help alleviate human suffering? What are the barriers to such “plant medicines,” like ayahuasca, becoming part of mainstream psychiatry? How does one design and conduct research on the therapeutic uses of such plants in a meaningful and ethical way? What would treatment of mental disorders with plant medicines look like? These are some of the primary questions I have been grappling with over the past three years while completing residency training in psychiatry and attempting to launch a career in psychedelic science and healing… continue reading.