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Throughout each episode, Jon engages in insightful conversations with a diverse array of experts, practitioners, artists, grief counselors and everyday people who have harnessed the power of plant medicine to heal trauma, navigate loss, unlock creativity, and so much more.

Guests include artists Vera Sola, Carla Duarte, artist and death doula Bryan Melillo, US Army veteran Itzel Barakat, architect David Herz, author and pioneer of microdosing Jim Fadiman, grief counselor Larry Carlat and noted facilitators Spring Washam, Tricia Eastman, Chor Boogie.

About Jon Reiss: filmmaker, author and media strategist
Jon Reiss: filmmaker, author and media strategist

Jon Reiss is a critically acclaimed filmmaker, author and media strategist. He began his film career at the notorious Target Video where he shot seminal bands such as Black Flag, Iggy Pop, Throbbing Gristle, and The Cramps. He then filmed and edited a series of videos documenting Mark Pauline’s Survival Research Laboratories. His feature films Bomb It, Better Living Through Circuitry, and Cleopatra’s Second Husband were preceeded by numerous music videos including, notoriously, “Happiness in Slavery” for Nine Inch Nails. As a consultant – through his company 8 Above – he has advised hundreds of filmmakers and film organizations on distribution and marketing strategies for independent film.