The Psychedologist

Kristopher Stone - Conscious Cock

An episode of The Psychedologist

By Leia Friedman
The Psychedologist is consciousness positive radio. This show engages with topics of psychology, non-ordinary states of consciousness, culture, sexuality, sustainability, wellness, and community. Sometimes all at once... and, sometimes with special guests!
More places to listen

More places to listen

Dee Adams of AyaGSD
Dee Adams is a psychedelic medicine writer, advocate, and creator. She is a transgender woman (she/her pronouns) and advocates for safe and affirming spaces for gender and sexually diverse people to experience and integrate psychedelic medicine spaces. Her website www.ayagsd.com is dedicated to affirming ayahuasca retreats, research, and education for gender and sexually diverse people. Dee holds a Masters of Science in Public Health, is a global HIV advisor, and has worked in 20 countries. She currently splits her time between Oklahoma and South Africa.  Show notes and links
51:21
June 12, 2019
Decriminalization with Teresa, Nicolle and Carlos
This episode includes a conversation with Teresa Mycelia who helped with Denver's (successful) initiative to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms, and a conversation with Nicolle Greenheart and Carlos Plazola who are part of Decriminalize Nature Oakland. Links: https://www.psymposia.com/magazine/10-reasons-to-end/ http://ballotpedia.org http://decriminalizenature.org https://facebook.com/decriminalizenature/ Instagram: @decriminalizenature Twitter: @DecrimNature
55:04
May 25, 2019
Kristopher Stone - Conscious Cock
Kristopher Stone is a Sex educator, relationship skills teacher and author. He works primarily with heterosexual men and couples to help them get what they really want out of their relationship and sex life. https://consciouscock.com/
58:19
May 17, 2019
Bett Williams
In this hilarious, wise and heart-filled episode, Bett and Leia share some back and forth on the current climate of psychedelia. Bett graciously reads us two amazing excerpts from her upcoming book, The Wild Kindness, and we reflect on the moments that draw us to ask ourselves, "what do I stand for?"
1:35:07
April 16, 2019
Danielle Negrin of the SFPS on Psychedelic Support and Recovery
Danielle Negrin of the San Francisco Psychedelic Society comes on the show to talk about the SFPS and its current events, including the Psychedelics and Recovery support group. website: psychedelicsocietysf.org email: Psychedelicrecovery@gmail.com FB: Danielle Negrin, Psychedelic Recovery Insta: @entheogenicrecovery Insta: @connectwithd Insta: @psychedelicsocietysf
34:39
February 24, 2019
The Magnificent Lady Buggs
In this episode, Lady (Sophia) Buggs and I have a juicy and inspiring conversation about spirituality and work, transparency, showing up as your full self, creating and sharing our own content and rituals, growing a business, urban farming, self care and self love!
1:13:49
January 26, 2019
Leonie Joubert of The Psychonauts
Cape Town-based science writer and author Leonie Joubert has spent 17 years writing about climate change, energy policy, invasive species, and the hunger/obesity poverty-paradox in African cities. She’s now focusing o the likely decline in mental health as communities face the existential threat of societal breakdown and climate-capitalism collapse; and “solutions” journalism, because she’s tired of spending her days doing a doomsday audit as the climate emergency unfolds over the course of her life
31:35
January 14, 2019
Sea Glassman, Humanitarian Philosopher and Creative Entrepreneur - The Benevolent Net
Sea Glassman is a visionary performance artist, director, playwright, painter and conceptualist whose belief in the better and infinite nature of humanity makes for lots of talking to strangers and fallings down rabbit holes. She is on her 14th of 50 Living Rehearsals of a new original rock opera and hopes to tour in 2019. She is in development on two humanitarian projects with historical and literary themes. Follow or contact her on Instagram or Twitter @seaglasswoman
1:04:06
December 20, 2018
Fenix Grace
In this rich and sincere episode, fēnix grace comes on the show to discuss gender, sex, and consent; ancestral healing and connection work; dismantling binaries; colonization and right relationship to the land; fēnix's relationship to their whiteness; traumas of the oppressor; fragility, intersectionality and building resilience from a body-centered perspective.
1:07:50
November 17, 2018
Duncan Autrey: Conflict Transformation and Fractal Friends
In this episode we talk about the three (actually 4) rules of conflict, the ARC of conversation, the psychedelic movement and approaching conflict as an opportunity for transformation, the drug war, police stops and rights, the prison strike in summer of 2018, and Duncan's podcast and website, Fractal Friends. Links: Fractalfriends.us
1:14:36
November 3, 2018
The 2018 Detroit Psychedelics Conference
Matty and Leia talk about the Detroit Psychedelic Conference they attended in August, 2018! https://www.facebook.com/kilindi.iyi
1:23:42
October 28, 2018
Jonathan Thompson
Jonathan "Djinn" Thompson is a parent of 3, a special education teacher, and professional space holder. They have been involved in the psychedelic renaissance since 2011 and has been an explorer of hyperspace since the late 1990s.
55:20
October 19, 2018
Tantra Punk Episode: Psychedelic Sexuality
In this episode, originally aired on Tantra Punk (tantrapunk.com), Matt and Leia engage in a round table discussion on responsible psychedelic sexuality with Ben.
1:24:41
October 3, 2018
Dawn D. Davis, Peyotist
Dawn D. Davis is a mother, a wife to Dr. Cleve Davis, a micro-farmer, a Ph.D student at the University of Idaho and an Indigenous researcher. Dawn continues to discuss endangerment levels of peyote and perpetuation of wild peyote populations among peyotists. She exercises laughter and practices humor often. Dawn will be presenting about her research in Peyote at Horizons: Perspectives on Psychedelics this October, 2018.
53:00
September 30, 2018
Building psychedelic power - A conversation with Oriana Mayorga
A conversation with Oriana Mayorga, community organizer dedicated to building power by dismantling structural oppression, promoting racial justice and revolutionizing electoral politics. She is longtime advocate of psychedelic medicine and the newest member of the Psymposia team!
1:00:30
September 26, 2018
Ecopsychology and Ecotherapy with Jessica Petrone, LPC
Jessica Petrone, LPC, has a passion for the natural world and a heart for being helpful. She has been lucky in her path to find the field of Ecopsychology, through which she has been able to blend her worlds of interest into her work as a Holistic Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Ecotherapist, and Psychadelic Integration coach.
1:13:26
September 2, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 10: Integration
How can one begin to convey the messages from visions and experiences in states of altered consciousness? Is there a way that these revelations can live on in my daily life? Yes! It's called Integration.
21:12
August 30, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 9: Navigating the Difficult Experience
Is there a such thing as a "bad trip"? How can I handle a difficult psychedelic experience? Listen to this week's episode with The Psychedelic Integration Coach and founder of PsychedeLiA: Psychedelic Experience Integration, Los Angeles, Sherree Malcolm Godasi, M.A. Learn more about Sherree and monthly events: psychedelicintegrationcoach.com
34:22
August 22, 2018
David Nickles and the Dire Need for Systemic Critiques in Psychedelic Communities
http://the-nexian.me/14-news/250-an-open-letter-regarding-the-statement-on-open-science-and-open-praxis http://the-nexian.me/14-news/251-considerations-on-the-breach-of-the-statement-on-open-science-and-open-praxis
1:18:04
August 21, 2018
Centering Voice with Gaby Esensten
A deep, playful, real heart sesh with one of my earth sisters, Gaby Esensten. We talk about realities of oppression, interdependence and intentional community, giving and receiving, unlearning patterns, and celebrating this magical existence.
1:16:41
August 19, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 8: Psychedelic History Class
Cody Johnson, creator of Psychedelic Frontier and author of Magic Medicine, comes on the show to discuss Psychedelic History. Links: https://www.facebook.com/PsychedelicFrontier/ https://www.amazon.com/dp/1592337724/ref=cm_cr_ryp_prd_ttl_sol_0
31:02
August 7, 2018
Exorcising Jesus and reclaiming spirituality with Andrew Jasko
This episode is a conversation with Andrew Jasko, a former Pentecostal Minister. After a slow, painful process of awakening and denial, Andrew quit his ministry job, left religion, and moved to California to start his life over. Links: http://lifeafterdogma.org/
1:06:42
August 4, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 7: Legal matters and more - a conversation w Mitchell Gomez of DanceSafe
Mitchell Gomez, Executive Director of Dance Safe and a passionate advocate for reality-based drug policy, comes on the Psychedologist to talk about legal matters, harm reduction, the drug war, MDMA dangers and myths, NBOMes, reagent testing, and Dance Safe. Links: http://www.mdmathemovie.com/ https://dancesafe.org/ http://www.festivallawyer.com
55:07
August 1, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 6: Crafting Intentions
What is an Intention? Why create an intention for an experience? What is the difference between an Intention and an expectation? In the 6th week of Psychedelic Summer School, Leia talks about creating intentions and how this may influence journeys.
20:01
July 24, 2018
Daniel Sitaram Das of Mt. Tam Integration
Daniel Sitaramdas comes on the Psychedologist to talk about Integration and our 6 week intensive online course coming up this September, 2018. Tam Integration’s 6 week Integration Online Intensive is designed to create a powerful container for people with emerging spiritual visions. The six sessions will offer group members an opportunity for community connection, coaching, guidance, and accountability.
38:05
July 21, 2018
Life, Death and the Ultimate Happiness with Ixchel Yaah
Ixchel Yaah, [ee-shell ya], life coach, originator of fun anklets, in service of the divine feminine, goddess of light and love, joins the show to talk about death, life, and the ultimate happiness Links: https://www.facebook.com/inthepresenceoftrees/ https://www.facebook.com/getupliftedmindbodyandsoul/
48:00
July 18, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 5: Harm Reduction
In this episode we talk about harm reduction and what that means. Some major points are know your substance, know your dose, test your substance, do research, know what to expect, what side effects might come up; Fentanyl risks, Narcan, Good Samaritan laws, the recovery position, and ALGEE.
30:45
July 17, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 4: Research
This episode is an overview of some current research going on in the field of psychedelic science. Thank you, Amy, for coming on the show!
30:37
July 10, 2018
On Maria Sabina and the Mazatec Heritage with Inti and Paula
Inti García Flores, a Mazatec from Huautla de Jiménez, is a researcher of Mazatec culture, a graduate in History, and a teacher of secondary schools in the region. He is the son of Renato García Dorantes who, during his life, carried out research and publications of the Mazateca. He currently belongs to the Group of Audiovisual Archivists of Oaxaca and protects the Renato García Dorantes Historical Archive, which preserves the research conducted by his father.
1:30:09
July 6, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 3: Holding Space
What does it mean to hold space? How can a sitter effectively support someone through a difficult experience? What does it mean to hold space for yourself? We go into all of these things and more in this episode of Psychedelic Summer School with Kyle Buller of Psychedelics Today.
38:18
July 3, 2018
Brendan Patrick Burns of Cluster Busters
On this episode of The Psychedologist, Brendan joins the show to talk about Cluster Busters, a non-profit research and educational organization dedicated to researching treatments that show promise for reliable, effective and long term relief from cluster and related headaches. Brendan lives in the hills of western Massachusetts surrounded by family friends and forest. Besides being an advocate for research on headache disorders and psychedelic medicine he is a percussionist and amateur photographer.
51:50
June 30, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 2: What's Happening to my brain?
In this episode we talk about different psychedelic substances and how they work on the brain and body. Jake is a paramedic with 4 years experience, first aid and mental health first aid instructor, and harm reductionist. He is currently studying addictions and mental health to expand his knowledge and advance his skill set.
25:28
June 26, 2018
Psychedelic Summer School - Week 1: Psychedelic Preschool
Psychedelic Summer School is a mini audio series of brief overviews of topics related to the use of psychedelics. This first episode is called Psychedelic Preschool because it is some general, basic basics to consider before embarking on a psychedelic or other altered consciousness journey.
30:13
June 20, 2018
Joe Moore from Psychedelics Today
Trigger warning: this episode briefly mentions suicide. Permaculture, the state of the psychedelic movement, diversity is intelligence, ableism and counter-indications of psychedelics and the gray areas of psychedelic use for people with mental conditions, cultural and religious tolerance, patriarchy, suicide and my radical idea about cognitive liberty and our right to kill ourselves, ritual, secret magical mystery societies, ethics in psychedelic facilitation, Michael Pollan’s new book, and much more.
1:31:33
June 16, 2018
Brother Duli on Trauma, Identity, and Psychedelics
In this community event with Boston Entheogenic Network, we hear from local advocate and healer Abdul K Wilkins aka Brother Duli aka the “Beantown g.h.e.t.t.o. shaman” (Gifted Hearts Eternally Toward Total Oneness) on how we can deal with trauma through Sacred Teaching Plants and Fungi.
1:30:32
June 14, 2018
Male Supremacy and the Psychedelic Patriarchy: oppression, repression, and abuse in ritual and research
This episode is the audio of a discussion that took place in February 2018 at the Alchemist's Kitchen in NYC. The event was hosted by Katherine MacLean, PhD with panelists Sitaramaya Sita, Dimitri Mugianis, Britta Love, Lily Ross, and Oriana Mayorga. This is a wild ride from academia to the Amazon, as these panelists share from their personal and professional experiences to illuminate and critique the current atmosphere of cis-male domination within psychedelics.
2:15:07
May 16, 2018
From Cocaine to Cacao: AJ Wildey of El Cacaotal
For AJ Wildey, what started as a two-month adventure working on a cacao farm in the central Amazon of Peru quickly became a quest to share Peruvian chocolate—and the stories of the people dedicated to making it—with the world.
31:49
May 5, 2018
Cosmic Sisters
This episode is a riveting mashup of three short convos with women I had the pleasure of meeting on Cosmic Sister’s trip to Peru this March! Dawn is a Biochemist and Ecologist with a passion for sustainable agriculture development and bees! Chioma is a massage therapist, yoga instructor & meditation facilitator. Sarah Baldwin is immersed in the world of herbalism, writing and teaching about the physical and spiritual benefits of healing plants.
1:26:42
April 18, 2018
Peace through organic farming at Costa Rica's Finca Amrta
In this episode Leia interviews Suzanna from Finca Amrta, a small nature reserve and sustainable farm located in the foothills of the Talamaca mountains in Costa Rica’s southern zone. Since it’s conception in 1989, the Finca has been dedicated to creating a model farm, which demonstrates the goals of sustainability and ecological land use.
59:21
March 24, 2018
An Audio Journal of My Iboga Experience
This episode is an audio journal of my journey to take Iboga to address my lifelong problematic relationship with food and body dysmorphia. Part I was recorded in the car on the way to the ceremony.  Part II was recorded 5 days after the experience- it’s a conversation with one of my partners, Matty, who brought me to and from the ceremony. Part III are my reflections at two months post-ceremony. Between the sections we have included recordings of the Bwiti songs which were played during my ceremony.
2:03:32
March 22, 2018
Fungi Academy
Fungi Academy is mushroom education center, a creative and educational co-living space, nestled in the hills above the mystical Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. I interview two pairs of amazing folks from Fungi Academy in San Marcos Guatemala. Tabea, Leo, and I discuss the Academy, their backgrounds, and what they've learned from joining the core team at the school. Then Alessandra and Seth dive into ecology, psilocybes, bioremeditation, psychology, and what led them down their individual paths.
1:37:54
March 11, 2018
All In a Day's Sex Work with Blair Hopkins
All In A Day’s Sex Work; independent book distribution; the exploitation and victimization in any job under capitalism; demographic representation in the book; Power Dynamics, BDSM, and healing; stigma and the consequences; feminism and sex work; decriminalization, and asking sex workers for the laws they want.
1:04:13
February 5, 2018
Gina Tacconi-Moore: Gender, leadership, mind-body connection, and dog feet
In this episode we talk Crossfit Lowell, Bodywork, being a female in the Crossfit world, Flow states, Norms in western allopathic medicine-- and much more on the way to surrendering to 2018.
59:30
January 22, 2018
The Wizard of Monadnock: The Dead, Microdosing, Holy Cigarettes, and ADHD
In this episode we discuss a trip to see Dead and Company with friends at the TD Garden! This is a bit of a continuation of the first interview episode of The Psychedologist with the Wizard of Monadnock.
1:23:15
January 15, 2018
Elizabeth Gibson
Elizabeth Gibson discusses growing up in the 60s, the path of helping others, becoming a parent and post-partum depression, similarities between Holotropic breathwork and MDMA-assisted psychotherapy,  women, trauma, bodywork, and holding space for a large group having an experience.
54:59
December 25, 2017
Britta Love
Britta Love is a writer, somatic sex educator and multi-dimensional healer based in Brooklyn, NY. A graduate of the London School of Economics and Goddard College, she wrote her thesis in Consciousness Studies on the healing and spiritual potential of altered states, specifically those induced by conscious sexual practice and the ritual use of psychoactive plant medicines.
1:06:36
December 11, 2017
Jonalyn Blaha
Jonalyn Blaha, PsyD, is committed to a life of self-discovery, awareness, and professional development. Jonalyn's academic research has revolved around psychedelics and their healing potential. Her dissertation research entitled, "Riding the Bliss Wave: A Thematic Analysis of Intuitive Entheogen Dance Experiences in Women" explores the interplay between psyche and soma and the psychospiritual effects of being in an altered state while using movement as a catalyst for healing.
59:02
November 27, 2017
A Trip to the Past: Boston’s Psychedelic History
This episode is a recording of three talks and a panel discussion from the Sunday portion of our Boston Entheogenic Network (BEN) event, A Trip to the Past: Boston’s Psychedelic History. The speakers, in order, are Carl Ruck, PhD, Wendy Chapkis, PhD, and Rick Doblin, PhD, followed by a panel discussion with the three speakers plus authors Don Lattin (Changing Our Minds, the Harvard Psychedelic Club) and Bill Richards, PhD (Sacred Knowledge), moderated by yours truly.
3:29:06
November 13, 2017
Hannah Jermstad
Hannah Jermstad is utterly fascinated by what it means to be human, and knows without a doubt that each and every being is born imbued with a particular genius and soul purpose. Her work is aimed at the awakening of that in each individual, and she draws inspiration from the multi-hued tapestry of her life's studies in service to the golden thread running through the center of it all.
1:01:42
November 11, 2017
Shira and Origins Gathering
In this episode, Shira and I talk about the forces that led to the creation of Moon Mountain last year, which in the words of Gaia, another organizer and the primary steward of the land, was its “seed” year.. This summer it grew to over twice the size.
1:05:10
October 21, 2017
Neal Goldsmith vocalizes a variety of psychedelic experiences
Neal M. Goldsmith, Ph.D., is a social psychologist, licensed psychotherapist, public speaker, and author of Psychedelic Healing: The Promise of Entheogens for Psychotherapy and Spiritual Development. Dr. Goldsmith has extensive experience working with individuals seeking to fully benefit from and integrate the lessons gained during psychedelic experiences. In this episode, a misunderstanding leads to serendipity.
35:16
September 30, 2017
Oregon Eclipse Talk: A new psychedelic renaissance
Recording of Leia’s live 2017 talk at the Oregon Eclipse festival: A new psychedelic Renaissance, shifting perspectives from drugs to medicines.
1:01:22
September 30, 2017
Neal Goldsmith on Drugs, Sacraments, and Medicines
Neal M. Goldsmith, Ph.D., is a social psychologist, licensed psychotherapist, public speaker, and author of Psychedelic Healing: The Promise of Entheogens for Psychotherapy and Spiritual Development. Dr. Goldsmith has extensive experience working with individuals seeking to fully benefit from and integrate the lessons gained during psychedelic experiences.
1:17:16
September 9, 2017
Wizard of Monadnock - Grateful Dead as Ritual
A discussion with the Wizard of Monadnock about the ritual aspects of a traditional Grateful Dead show.
1:57:15
August 20, 2017
Announcing the Psychedologist podcast!
The Psychedologist, by Leia Friedman, is consciousness positive radio. This show will engage with topics of psychology, non-ordinary states of consciousness, culture, sexuality, sustainability, wellness, and community. Sometimes all at once... and, sometimes with special guests!
05:46
August 17, 2017
Make your own podcast for free with Anchor!