Classic Reboot: The Shadow Side of AyahuascawithRachel Harris

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Rachel Harris, PhD, a psychologist, is author of Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addictions, PTSD, and Anxiety.

Here she discusses some of the potential hazards and dangers associated with the ritual use of ayahuasca. She also discusses what is known about the biochemistry and physiological processes associated with psychedelics. In addition, she is forthcoming about a “bad trip” that she, herself, experienced on ayahuasca. She distinguishes between negative experiences related to one’s personal psychological history and those that are archetypal in nature, such as shamanistic death and rebirth.

Edited subtitles for this video are available in Russian, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, and Spanish.

(Recorded on April 12, 2017)

Published on March 27, 2023


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