Join filmmaker and host Mareesa Stertz for a brief visit into other realms where guests share personal stories of illumination, healing, and transformation through their use of psychedelics.

What Mushrooms Taught Me About Forgiveness

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Tom Hatsis shares how mushrooms helped him navigate a contentious exchange and illuminate the power of self-forgiveness.

How Ibogaine Reintroduced Me to My Body

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Dream Mullick shares how ibogaine slowed her down to a turtle’s place to show her how fast she’d been moving and help her meet herself anew.

How Ayahuasca Revealed the Origins of My Childhood Dissociation

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Hanifa Washington shares how an ayahuasca journey showed her the first time she began a lifelong habit of dissociation, and taught her how to reconnect to her body.

How Opioid Dependency and Ibogaine Helped Me Deprogram From an Oppressive Society

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Juliana Mulligan shares how her experiences with opioids and ibogaine helped her better understand oppressive societal structures and support others in navigating their substance use issues.

How My Quest for Power Revealed I Am My Own Shaman

Gabriel Amezcua shares how his search for power and shamanic wisdom led him on a most unusual adventure of heartbreak and self-love in Central America.

How Mushrooms Taught Me the Importance of Connection

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Chris Gunlock shares how closing his heart brought on a chronic illness, and how the mycelial wisdom of mushrooms guided him towards connection.

How a Message From Ayahuasca Kept Me From Falling Into the Abyss

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Laura Dawn shares how a volcano nearly devastated her life, but then a message she received in an ayahuasca ceremony helped her surrender to the chaos and emerge thriving on the other side.

Why I Thought Ayahuasca Didn’t Work For Me (and How It Finally Helped Me Create Life)

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Mareesa Stertz shares how a trip to Peru revealed the reason she hadn’t yet had a visionary experience with ayahuasca.

How LSD Helped Me Stop Hating the World and Start Loving Myself

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Yarelix Estrada recounts how her first trip with LSD turned into an adventure that taught her how to stop hating the world and start loving herself.

How Ayahuasca Transformed Me from Victim to Victor

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche Christina Kaufmann, who spent much of her life finding value in the external and believing her life to be full, describes a series of ayahuasca journeys that revealed repressed memories of childhood sexual abuse and helped her bring all parts of her heart, body, and soul online.

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