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Episode 29:

In this episode, we discuss Laurie’s mission at “Awakn Life Sciences” to treat drug addiction by the means of assisted psychedelic therapy.


00:00 – Introduction

02:28 – Laurie’s Background

06:37 – Understanding Trauma When Working With Psychedelics

10:20 – The Difficulties Of Being Lead By A Therapist

12:45 – Learning To Trust The Process

15:40 – Preparing Others To Trust Their Process

18:33 – Laurie’s Thoughts On The Psychedelic Renaissance

22:20 – The UK National Health Service

24:49 – Not Relying 100% On Psychedelic Treatment

26:23 – Psychedelics Treatment in the US vs the UK

31:00 – Psychedelics Being Accessible In The UK

34:35 – The Stigma Of Using Psychedelics As A Treatment

38:43 – Laurie’s Future Projects At “Awakn Life Sciences”

42:54 – Outro


About Laurie:

Dr. Laurie Higbed is an experienced clinical psychologist, has worked as a lead therapist on clinical trials using MDMA and psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy and has a special interest in working with complex trauma, addictions and the use of psychedelic therapy to treat a range of mental health difficulties. She is also the lead psychologist at Awaken Life Sciences

Awakn Life Sciences is a publicly-traded (NEO: AWKN) (OTCQB: AWKNF) biotechnology company with clinical operations; researching, developing, and delivering psychedelic medicine to better treat Addiction. Awakn’s team consists of world-leading chemists, scientists, psychiatrists, and psychologists who are developing and advancing the next generation of psychedelic drugs, therapies, and enabling technologies to treat Addiction.


Awakn will also deliver evidence-backed psychedelic therapies for Addiction in clinics in the UK and Europe and through licensing partnerships globally.


Connect with Laurie:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurieolivia2?s=21

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awakn_ls

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/AwaknLifeSciences

Website: https://awaknlifesciences.com/dr-laur


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About Susan Guner:

Susan is a trained somatic, trauma-informed holistic psychotherapist with a mindfulness-based approach grounded in Transpersonal Psychology that focuses on holistic perspective through introspection, insight, and empathetic self-exploration to increase self-awareness, allowing the integration of the mind, body and spirit aspects of human experience in personal growth and development.


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