MAPS Podcast: Episode 32 - Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin, M.A.

Originally appearing here.

This episode of the MAPS Podcast is the State of the Psychedelic Union panel recorded live at the PsyFire festival in Los Angeles, California, featuring Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin, M.A. and moderated by Zach Leary. The discussion covers the current state of psychedelic research as it relates to Phase 3 clinical trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anti-depressant treatments with ketamine, the Zendo Project, and cognitive liberty for all of us.

Shannon Clare Carlin, M.A., Associate Director of Training and Supervision (MPBC)

Shannon is dedicated to working with people through addiction, trauma, relationship, and the body. She received her Master’s Degree in Integral Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2014, including a practicum working with youth on moderation management for drug and alcohol use.

Dr. Cole Marta

Cole is the principal investigator at the Los Angeles site in the phase 3 trial of MDMA as a treatment for PTSD. We discuss Ketamine therapy, the synaptic cleft, and the strange and mysterious workings of the inner brain.