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The Secret Chief: Conversations With A Pioneer Ofthe Underground Psychedelic Therapy Movement

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This Book is dedicated to the memory of Leo, with the fervent hope that the revelation of his work will help bring understanding and sanity to a confused world. May it pave the way for others to reap the benefits he worked so hard to establish.

“Though my father enjoyed the occasional recognition that came his way in later years, no
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (M A P (first published 1997)
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Cooper Cooper
Jul 31, 2009 Cooper Cooper rated it really liked it
This book is about a psychologist, "Jacob" (pseudonym), who applied psychedelic drugs throughout his practice of psychotherapy until his death twenty or so ago—in spite of the fact that such drugs had been declared illegal in the mid-60's. The body of the book is an interview with Jacob conducted in the early 80s but never before published; this is followed by an appendix paraphrasing the drug experiences of five of his clients, and an appendix listing resources for those interested in psychede ...more
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Sep 01, 2013 Sam rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an amazing resource for anyone who is interested in learning about psychedelics, or with psychedelics.

Leo Zeff (AKA Jacob, or The Secret Chief) was a therapist who saw such tremendous results from the therapeutic application of psychedelics that he continued to quietly work with them after they were made illegal. Since he has passed on, his story and identity are now okay to reveal.

"The Secret Chief" nickname was given to Zeff by none other than Terrance McKenna. Zeff was one of the ma
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An absolutely wonderful resource on working with psychedelics for therapy an their personal potentials. Also a great little dip into the hidden network of the early years of prohibition. I highly enjoyed it.
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This was a quality book showing his perspective of all of the great things he completed with people
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