Mind State Podcast

Recent Episodes

035 - David O'Connor on MDMA Assisted Therapy

Aug. 29, 2022

David has a razor sharp mind and a powerful story to share. We warm things up by discussing his early life experience as a professional poker player and I attempt to draw some correlations between success in the game and a b…

Mental Health Psychedelics Ketamine

034 - Tatyana Gustafson on Ketamine Treatment for Depression, Anxiety, Suicidality, and Optimization

June 20, 2022

Tatyana is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner on Faculty at UT Austin with the Psych Nurse Practitioner program. She also has a private practice where she treats mental health using a combination of meds and psychotherapy. She…

033 - Derrick Garza - Round 2

June 6, 2022

In this impromptu episode Derrick and I catch up on what we've been working on lately and then meander into some touchy subjects like pronouns, gun control, and polyamory. Despite coming to the table with different ideas and…

032 - Podcast Update - May 2022

May 30, 2022

I have a quick solo episode for you this week! Just some quick updates on the direction I'm headed with the podcast and what I've been up to lately in my personal life.  Hint: Lots of upcoming content on psychedelic therapy …

MMA Jiu-Jitsu Mindset Psychedelics

031 - Jon Nelson-Griffith on Martial Arts, Jiu-jitsu, MMA, Camper Life, and Psychedelics

May 16, 2022

Jon is a life long martial artist specializing in nogi jiu-jitsu and MMA. In addition to his background in the arts he is a deeply thoughtful and philosophical conversationalist.   We talk about his perspective on martial …

Mental Health Psychedelics Substance Abuse

030 - Michael Higgs - Retired Navy Seal on his work with Mission Within providing psychedelic treatment using Ibogaine and 5-meo-dmt

May 9, 2022

Michael is a retired Navy SEAL who spent 30 years on the teams. He is now the Director of Operations for the Mission Within, a psychedelic treatment program focusing on special operations and other clients with TBI, PTS, and…