Cover Story

Cover Story

An investigative series from New York magazine. Season One: Power Trip. Psychedelic therapy is going mainstream. But are we overlooking a pattern of deception and abuse among some of the movement’s leaders? And it’s not just in the psychedelic underground. In the second half of the series, we investigate some of the above ground institutions working to legalize psychedelic therapy. Cover Story, Season One: Power Trip, returns March 1st. Hosted by iO Tillett Wright. From New York magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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November 10, 2021 1 min

Mind. Body. Control. Uncover the dark truth in Power Trip, the first season of Cover Story, a new investigative series from New York Magazine. Hosted by iO Tillett Wright.

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After years of experimenting with drugs, Lily discovers the psychedelic underground. It’s a world of shamans and guides - people illegally practicing psychedelic therapy to treat trauma. Their secret mission is make this treatment more widely available in order to “promote the evolution of humankind.” But what will they overlook to get there?


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Power Trip is co-created, produced,...

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December 7, 2021 39 min

Lily visits the Ecuadorian Amazon to work on a project when something terrible happens to her. She barely escapes and makes it home alive. But it’s what happens next that really sets the course of her life. Meanwhile, the psychedelic renaissance is really starting to take off.


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Cover Story is a production of New York magazine.

Power Trip is co-created, produced and reported by David Nickles and Lily Kay Ross.

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December 14, 2021 52 min

We cross through the portal to the underground where “Susan” goes through the training to become a psychedelic therapist. Her mentor Eyal crosses way too many boundaries. (Is he the wolf?). And we finally meet Francoise Bourzat, honey-voiced trainer of trainers.


In an earlier version of episode 3, we misidentified Eyal Goren as a “licensed therapist.” He became a licensed therapist in the State of California in November of 2019. Whe...

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December 21, 2021 38 min

We go to the source - a Mexican psychotherapist named Salvador Roquet, who is known as a “master of bad trips.” It starts to dawn on “Susan” that the problem is not her one rogue mentor. What if boundary crossing is baked into the psychedelic guide training, and implicates Francoise Bourzat and her husband Aharon Grossbard?


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December 28, 2021 54 min

Stories of transgressions multiply. Psychedelic therapists are meddling in marriages, dating their clients, and worse. Francoise Bourzat herself tells us what she thinks is going on, and how her psychedelic community has handled complaints in the past.


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Cover Story is a production of New York magazine.

Power Trip is co-created, produced and reported by David Nickles and Lily Kay Ross.

Hosted and produced by iO Tillett Wright.

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