55. Right to Try Psychedelic Therapy with Spencer Hawkswell

Access to Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy

This week’s episode features Spencer Hawkswell the CEO of TheraPsil – a non-profit coalition dedicated to helping Canadians in medical need access legal, psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy to treat end-of-life distress. 

Spencer believes that responsible drug policy requires effective organization and leadership and is dedicated to bringing together the experts and advocates, to facilitate change that results in increased access to compassionate care, harm reduction, and treatment options for those in need.

Tune in to this week’s episode to hear how the Land of Maple Leaf implements its patient-centred approach in healthcare. What happened in the UK? Are there lessons to be learnt from Canada? 



Hopkins Study on depression and psilocybin


Trigeminal neuralgia 

Patty Hajdu

Jean-Yves Duclos

Health Canada



Section 56 Exemption 

Roland R. Griffiths

Mathew W. Johnson

Robin Carhart-Harris

Anthony P. Bossis


Holotropic breathwork

Cluster headache


Acid (LSD)

Medical assistance in dying

Letter to minister Duclos
Re: Proposed Regulations for Medical Access to Psilocybin