Rise of the Psychedelic Medical Model: To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic is now out!

To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic by Ben Sessa - Artwork by Emma Watkinson

To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic by Ben Sessa – Artwork by Emma Watkinson

It is our delight to announce that the new novel by Dr Ben Sessa – To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic – is now out!

ISBN: 978-0992808839 – Pages: 312 – Author: Ben Sessa

Blurb: To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic follows the journey of a conventional, conservative NHS psychiatrist, Dr Robert Austell, as he breaks free of that mould and learns to challenge the traditional medical model. The transformation occurs when he accidentally stumbles upon the field of psychedelic therapy and meets the enigmatic, Californian maverick Dr Joseph Langley. Soon a small farm in Somerset is transformed into a hotbed of psychedelic research, as personal and social growth emerge amongst a plethora of therapeutic psychedelic substances.

Author: Ben is one of the five co-founders of Breaking Convention, the UK’s only psychedelic conference, and the author of several novels and non-fiction books, including The Psychedelic Renaissance. He is a paediatric psychiatrist and is coordinating Britain’s first MDMA/PTSD study. He began publishing in medical journals on the subject of psychedelics as a trainee and since then has spoken nationally and internationally to doctors in a campaign to see these fascinating substances return to the mainstream pharmacopeia where their lives began. In 2008 he became a Research Associate under Prof. David Nutt at Bristol University, where he consulted for the ACMD on MDMA before working on the UK’s only human hallucinogen study in modern times – being the first person to be legally administered a classical psychedelic drug in this country for 33 years.

The To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic book launch - Ben Sessa, Emma Watkinson, Robert Dickins (left to right)

The To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic book launch – Ben Sessa, Emma Watkinson, Robert Dickins (left to right)

The ‘To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic’ book launch went brilliantly at Breaking Convention! Thank you to everyone who came, and to author Ben, and artist Emma, for their amazing creative vibes! If you picked up a copy, we’d be much obliged if you would leave a review with your thoughts on one or both of the pages below! Many thanks! And finally, I’d like to say a massive big thank you to Emma Watkinson for her fantastic cover design! Her visionary styles are truly stupendous – please check out her website here.

The novel is available from Amazon as of today: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fathom-Hell-Soar-Ange…/…/0992808839/

Or from our own online book shop here: http://psychedelicpress.co.uk/…/to-fathom-hell-or-soar-ange…

 

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