About the show

As you explore the promising world of psychedelic healing, the MAPS Canada Podcast is your resource for science-based information, learning, and invigorating conversation! Tune in to keep up to date with the international psychedelic movement.

MAPS Canada works with partners in government, business, and the community to advance equitable access to legal and regulated psychedelic medicine in Canada by supporting scientific, multidisciplinary research; advocating for drug policy reform; offering public education.
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  • Wisdom From The Psychedelic Underground | with Rachel Harris

    April 24th, 2024  |  1 hr 7 mins

    In this episode of the MAPS Canada Podcast, Luc Briedé-Cooper speaks with Rachel Harris, the author of "Swimming In The Sacred: Wisdom from the Psychedelic Underground"

  • You Had a Mystical Experience - Now What? | Podcast With Michael Phillip

    December 6th, 2023  |  58 mins 41 secs

    In this episode of the MAPS Canada Podcast, our co-host Sébastien Clermont speaks with Michael Phillip, the creator of Third Eye Drops.

  • A Christian Minister Took Psychedelics, This Happened | Podcast with Don Lattin

    October 4th, 2023  |  56 mins 34 secs
    christian psychedelics, christianity, don lattin, nyu john hopkins, psychedelic churches

    Listen to this interview with Don Lattin at the Psychedelic Science 2023

  • The Soap Maker Quietly Leading the Psychedelic Revolution | Podcast with David Bronner

    August 2nd, 2023  |  19 mins 54 secs
    consciousness, david bronner, drug policy, education, healing, legalization, neuroscience, plant medicine, psychedelic science, psychedelic science 2023, psychotherapy, ptsd, trauma

    Listen to this interview with David Bronner at the Psychedlic Science 2023

  • Why You May Soon Have a Local MDMA Clinic | Podcast with Rick Doblin

    May 31st, 2023  |  1 hr 1 min
    maps, mdma therapy, psychedelic history, psychedelic science 2023, rick doblin

    Watch this interview with Rick Doblin on new results from the MAPS Phase III clinical trials for MDMA assisted therapy

  • Can Psychedelic Help Solve The Climate Crisis? | Podcast with Dr. Dennis McKenna

    May 1st, 2023  |  1 hr 3 mins
    ayahuasca tourism, biognosis, dennis mckenna, terrence mckenna, the mckenna academy, the psychedelic movement, the war on consciousness
  • The Researcher Bringing MDMA Therapy to Ukrainians with Dr. Olga Chernoloz

    March 31st, 2023  |  48 mins 43 secs
    mdma therapy, russia invasion of ukraine, ukraine, ukraine war, war in ukraine
  • How Can Psychedelics Heal Ancestral Trauma? With Kayla Breelove Carter

    February 28th, 2023  |  1 hr 7 mins

    In this episode of the MAPS Canada Podcast, our co-host Sabrina Ramkellawan speaks with our board member Kayla Breelove Carter discussing trauma, race and psychedelic therapy.

    Kayla Breelove Carter works with individuals and organizations to increase their awareness and understanding of trauma, racial trauma, and adverse childhood experiences. With over ten years of clinical experience, Kayla specializes as well in nutritional psychology and psychedelic assisted therapy.

  • Gender and Women in the History of Psychedelics with Dr. Erika Dyck

    July 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins

    This episode concludes Season 1 of the MAPS Canada Podcast. Dr. Erika Dyck joins us for an interview with Jaipreet Mattu to discuss her 20 years of research on Canada’s past with psychedelic psychiatry, the growing awareness of the role women played in the development of psychedelic therapy, Indigenous use of psychedelic plants and protecting their cultural rights, and lastly, the global future of psychedelic plant medicine.

  • Bonus History Interview with Ross Crockford: Part I

    June 25th, 2021  |  32 mins 58 secs

    For this bonus interview, we’re joined by Canadian lawyer turned historian and journalist, Ross Crockford. Ross was the editor of Monday Magazine, an alternative weekly paper in Victoria, BC and has over two decades of experience researching Canada’s past, present, and future with psychedelics.

  • Canadian History of Psychedelics: Part I

    June 21st, 2021  |  25 mins 24 secs

    This is the first episode in our two-part series on Canada’s captivating history with psychedelics. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane...

  • Self-blinded Microdosing with Dr. Balázs Szigeti

    May 17th, 2021  |  54 mins 59 secs

    This episode features our interview with Dr. Balázs Szigeti. Dr. Szigeti is a neuroscientist from Imperial College London who recently published a study with his team investigating the placebo effect in psychedelic microdosing. In this interview, we talk about how this unique ‘self-blinding’ microdose study was designed, the benefits of using a citizen science approach in psychedelics research, and ultimately what his findings reveal about microdosing. We even discuss how the effects of microdosing might be similar to the positive experiences reported with homeopathic medicines.