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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!

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Dec 11, 2017

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. She writes for Alternet, Psymposia and Reality Sandwich, gives regular talks at Tarot Society and the Alchemist’s Kitchen in NYC, and blogs on sex, drugs and consciousness at

In this episode we get down with.. living in a body shaming, pleasure negative world; Somatic sex education; the war on sex and the war on drugs; Harm reduction/”the path of least harm and most love;” addiction, and iboga; Integration through the lens of sexuality and identity with Dee dee Goldpaugh, LCSW; “bring it to the wank”/mindful masturbation; gaining legitimacy in [male dominated] circles without sacrificing your integrity and conforming to a more masculine style of progress;

Favorite Quote:

On addressing the opioid epidemic

“[the repercussions of personal, ancestral, collective trauma] .. you can’t just erase that w a treatment program. What this sickness of addiction is bringing to light, and what addiction’s always doing is bringing things to light, is that like all illness, addiction presents an opportunity for healing, whether its the body or the earth or the person presenting a healing opportunity and this crisis is showing us the things in our culture that we need to bring light and consciousness and awareness to.”

Consciousness hack: be with my datura plant; microdose iboga; Tarot; child’s pose

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Correction: Britta accidentally attributed "Wheel of Consent" to Betty Dodson in this episode and wanted to correct that to Betty Martin. More on Betty Martin's work here: