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In this episode, we talk with Alex Kahn.
He recently received his MA in Music Therapy and Counseling from Drexel University.
Alex is an advocate for integrating music therapy into psychedelic therapy. In our conversation, we cover how Alex’s experiences in playing music in mommy and me classes lead him to pursue a degree in music therapy.
We also discuss valuable advice for surviving graduate school and his process of finding a job post-graduation.
Finally, we round out the episode with a reflection on the future of the psychedelic field and how he sees himself playing a musical role in the advancement of psychedelic therapy.
1:54 What is an MA in Music Therapy and Counseling?
6:13 Alex’s research on integrating music into psychedelic therapy
25:14 Finding music and psychedelics and how they are connected
32:24 Navigating from writing music for commercials, TV, and film to mommy and me classes to an MA program in Music Therapy and Counseling
41:48 Finding a music therapy program
51:59 Challenges and survival tips for graduate school
1:03:21 Finding a job after graduation
1:16:20 Where does he see himself fitting into the future of the psychedelic field?
1:24:14 Bonus question – What is the story behind the creation of Psychedelic Grad’s Curious to Serious intro and outro music?
1:26:59 Contact information
Alex Kahn Music
Alex Kahn Spotify
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