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.

How Taking Mushrooms at a Tool Concert Changed My Life

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Jahan Khamsehzadeh shares how a large dose of mushrooms at a Tool Concert led to a mystical experience that changed the course of his life.

How Ayahuasca Showed Me I Was My Own Bully

In this episode, Kohenet Rachel Kann shares how walking the medicine path isn’t all big, kaleidoscopic visions – sometimes important lessons come from self-care.

How Peyote Helped Me Embrace My Sexuality

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Vanni Mangoni shares how his first ceremony with peyote helped him release judgment and fully embrace his sexuality.

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.

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