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Microdosing for Depression, Psychedelics & SSRI's with Dr. Erica Zelfand - 59
Episode 5920th September 2022 • The Psychedelic Leadership Podcast • Laura Dawn, M.Sc
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If you have questions about microdosing for depression or how to approach psychedelic experiences while on SSRIs, this episode is for you. My guest today is Dr. Erica Zelfand is a licensed family doctor trained in both conventional & natural medicine and takes a holistic approach to treating mental illness, recognizing psychedelic medicines as one tool among many to help support mental wellbeing. 

In this episode, we cover: 

  • What the research says: The science of psychedelics and how they help treat depression
  • Microdosing schedule for tapering off SSRIs 
  • How much to start with when microdosing
  • How to taper off SSRIs using psilocybin 
  • Microdosing for neurodegenerative diseases 
  • Her take on microdosing as a neurotropic 
  • The difference between psilocybin and LSD 
  • Her suggestion around what to microdose with if you're more prone to anxiety
  • The difference in side effects between psychedelics and SSRIs

Click here to access the full transcript, all resources mentioned throughout this episode and learn more about Dr. Erica Zelfand.



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