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Review for Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies, Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I did my PhD dissertation research on the psychospiritual effects of ayahuasca retreats. I had very interesting and positve results. I was pleased to be able to present my research at the recent MAPS conference to a large audience of professionals and lay persons. When used appropriately psychedelic medicines can have very positive therapeutic effects. MAPS is one of the few venues that is seriously looking at this.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have done research on the psychospiritual effects of the use of ayahuasca and I presented my results at the MAPS conference. It is very important to me that there is an organization that is seriously looking at the therapeutic effects of psychedelics.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I can't think of any changes I would make. I am very happy tha MAPS is activley working with the therapeutic use of psychedelics in research and education.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

I check out the MAPS website regularly to see what is going on in the field

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Very helpful compassionate people

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Do more of what it is doing.

Ways to make it better...

I can't think of anything

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Bias and ignorance of many people.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I would love to work more with MAPS

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Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I study the psychospiritual effects of ayahuasca. I have a PhD in transpersonal psychology and I am a nurse.