The Tim Ferriss Show: Rick Doblin, Ph.D. — The Psychedelic Domino That Tips All Others (Podcast #440)

Summary: Listen to the newly released episode of The Tim Ferriss Show with MAPS Founder Rick Doblin, Ph.D., for an insightful conversation about psychedelic science, the final steps involved to make MDMA-assisted psychotherapy into a prescription treatment option for PTSD, and the goal to raise $10 million in donations through the Capstone Challenge.

Originally appearing here.

Rick Doblin, PhD, (@rickdoblin) is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he wrote his dissertation on the regulation of the medical uses of psychedelics and marijuana and his master’s thesis on a survey of oncologists about smoked marijuana vs. the oral THC pill in nausea control for cancer patients. Rick was also one of the early students under the legendary Dr. Stanislav Grof.

Please listen to this entire episode, as there is a $10M surprise at the end.

If you are interested in learning more about MAPS’s critical work and Phase 3 studies to make MDMA-assisted psychotherapy an approved treatment for PTSD, please visit

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