Don Lattin - Changing Our Minds (Corte Madera)

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 4:00pm

Don Lattin's book is an experiential tour through the social, spiritual and scientific revolution that is redefining our relationship with mind-expanding substances. It tells the inspiring and very human stories of pioneering neuroscientists, psychotherapists, shamans and ordinary people seeking to live more aware and compassionate lives by combining the miracles of modern chemistry, therapeutic techniques and the wise use of ancient plant medicines. A new era of research into psychedelic-assisted therapy has begun.

Party drugs like Ecstasy (MDMA) are used to help U.S. veterans struggling with the psychological aftermath of war. Psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, is employed as a medicine to help alcoholics get sober and cancer patients struggling with the existential distress of a life-threatening illness. Meanwhile, the use of the ayahuasca, a shamanic brew from the Amazon jungle, has grown into an international movement for those seeking greater spiritual and psychological insight. Changing Our Minds is the essential primer for understanding and navigating this new consciousness-raising territory.

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Changing Our Minds: Psychedelic Sacraments and the New Psychotherapy Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780907791669
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Synergetic Press - April 17th, 2017

CHANGING OUR MINDS is an experiential tour through the social, spiritual and scientific revolution that is redefining our relationship with mind-expanding substances.