This is a necessary and fundamental episode in these times. Today Dr. Flores interview Dr. Monnica Williams opening the discussion about the place of racial minorities in the scientific field and more specifically in the new branch of research on psychedelics.

Why are there no indigenous or people of color at the forefront of the development of the field of psychedelic research?

How is it that the results of psychedelic research only give figures of the white population?

Is it possible that psychedelics bring the cure for a system accustomed to overlapping racism?

Monnica T. Williams, Ph.D. is a board-certified, licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapies. She is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada Research Chair in Mental Health Disparities, and Director of the Laboratory for Culture and Mental Health Disparities. She is also the Clinical Director of the Behavioral Wellness Clinic, LLC in Tolland, Connecticut, and she has founded clinics in Kentucky, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

She is a Teacher, Speaker, Scientific Researcher, Trainer for medical residents, Author, founder of several mental health clinics among the USA...

She has made so many contributions to racial inclusion in the academic field. And nowadays she has become the voice of racial minorities in the field of psychedelics. Her resume and career are vast and immensely rich. 

In this episode you will find:

• Psychedelic assisted therapies as medicine to cure racial trauma.

• The future of racial minorities in the field of psychedelic research.

• The challenges that arise for people of color as they grow in academia.

• How psychedelics can help cure racism in society.

About Monnica Williams, P.hD.: http://www.monnicawilliams.com/

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