Welcome to the Psychedelic Conversations Podcast!
In this episode, we discuss Dr. Ben Malcolm’s background story and his passion to educate others on Psychedelic Pharmacology as well as the importance of tapering off SSRIs when using certain Psychedelic medicines.
00:00 – Introduction
01:25 – Ben’s Background Story
10:18 – Why “Spirit Pharmacist”
14:40 – Psychedelic vs Pharmaceutical Drugs
25:40 – Tapering Off SSRIs
29:42 – Dangers Of Mixing Certain Substances
35:40 – Lithium
38:18 – Building Capacity
51:16 – Ben’s Offerings At Spirit Pharmacist
57:00 – Mixing SSRIs With Ayahuasca
58:49 – Syrian Rue
01:00:30 – Understanding Psychedelic Pharmacology
01:04:44 – The Increased Interest In Psychedelic Assisted-Therapy
01:10:37 – Outro
Dr. Ben Malcolm earned his bachelor’s degree (BS) in pharmacology at the University of California at Santa Barbara, prior to his Masters in Public Health (MPH) and Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD) at Touro University California. He then completed post-graduate residencies in Acute Care at Scripps Mercy Hospital and Psychiatric Pharmacy at the University of California at San Diego Health. After residency training, he began his career as an Academician at Western University of Health Sciences (WUHS), College of Pharmacy and obtained Board Certification in Psychiatric Pharmacy (BCPP). Currently, he provides psychopharmacology consulting services and a resource and support membership relating to the use of psychedelic and psychotropic medications at spiritpharmacist.com Dr. Malcolm envisions a society in which access to psychedelic drugs in a variety of safe and supported settings is available for purposes of psychospiritual well-being, personal development, ceremonial sacraments, and treatment of mental illness. His vision guides his scholarship, education, and service-related professional activity.
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