A Need for Mental Healthcare Innovation
The future health of individuals and societies depends upon improving the efficacy of mental health treatment and ensuring broad access for those in need.
The Hidden Therapist—evidence for the central role of music in psychedelic therapy
Music has a significant influence on psychedelic therapy. With further research into how music interacts with an individual patient’s personality traits and psychological states, it should be possible to maximise its positive effects.
From Playlist to Personalisation— the therapeutic implications of music in therapy
In order to improve the efficacy of psychedelic therapy we must acknowledge the importance of a person-centred approach to music experience, and future research that further investigates music’s therapeutic functions.
Psychedelics and the essential importance of context
At this moment of resurgent interest in psychedelic therapies in the West, a more rigorous understanding of the influence of context is vital in order to maximise therapeutic efficacy and reduce the potential for harm.
Wavepaths Conversations — Alicia Danforth
Mendel talked with clinical psychologist, psychedelic researcher and Wavepaths advisor, Alicia Danforth, about the transformative potential of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, neurodiversity paradigms in psychotherapy and adaptive music, and more.
Wavepaths Conversations — Robert Rich (Part 2)
Wavepaths founder Mendel talked in depth with musician and now collaborator Robert Rich about topics ranging from the relationship between music and language, the courage to create, and transcending culture.
Wavepaths Conversations — Robert Rich (Part 1)
Wavepaths founder Mendel talked in depth with musician and now collaborator Robert Rich about topics ranging from memories of music, the relationship between music and the absence of sound, relocating consciousness, the beauty of existence, and more.
Psychedelic therapy — the metamorphosis of mental health care
To view psychedelic therapy as just another psychiatric drug intervention, would be to mistake the profound paradigm shift ushered in by psychedelic science.