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EP 156: What is Psychedelic Psychotherapy? Meet Heather Lee


In today's episode of Better Than Gossip, Amy and Kristen chat with Heather Lee, a certified clinical anxiety therapist, a certified psychedelic-assisted psychotherapist, the founder of MedicineWomanRetreats, and the former director of women's health education at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

Heather Lee has been a therapist for over 25 years, using psychedelic psychotherapy as an effective path for many seeking relief from depression and anxiety.

She'll share her own journey with plant medicine that's helped her achieve deep inner peace.

She'll also talk about her new program offering psychedelic retreats just for women in Jamaica.

You'll learn about the history of psilocybin and the key differences between psilocybin and cannabis.

She'll explain to you why psilocybin mushrooms are also called magic mushrooms.

You'll learn what loopholes exist to use Psilocybin and Oregon's efforts to legalize it. 

Heather will reveal the best resource to learn more about psychedelic medicine.

Join us as Amy, Kristen and Heather have a fascinating conversation about psychedelic medicine and psychedelic psychotherapy.


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What You Will Learn On this Show:

  • Psilocybin, the magic mushroom, and its incredible benefits.
  • Why is psilocybin the safest medicine?
  • How psilocybin works in your body when you ingest it.
  • Psilocybin microdosing and the placebo effect.
  • Psilocybin prescreening and the people who shouldn't take it.
  • And so much more...


"Psilocybin is a medicine that takes us out of our default mode network. It creates a new way for our brain to work at full capacity, to look at things from a new perspective, and to develop new neural pathways." (Heather Lee)

"For therapists who think they can fix everything and have the answer, they need to step back and trust the medicine" (Heather Lee)

"People have experiences with these medicines that are so life-changing and powerful that they equate them to the birth of a child."(Heather Lee)


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