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#33 - Vinessa Antoine: When Support Becomes Self-Discovery

Tuesday 2nd July 2024

Actress Vinessa Antoine shares her transformative Ibogaine experience, revealing deep personal insights and shaping her new documentary series.
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Vinessa Antoine on Ibogaine: A Journey of Healing and Self-Discovery

Episode Overview

  • Vinessa Antoine shares her transformative experience with Ibogaine.
  • The treatment revealed deep-seated family dynamics and childhood memories.
  • Vinessa's journey was initially motivated by supporting her brother's substance use recovery.
  • Insights from the experience are shaping her upcoming documentary series.
  • Discussion on the challenges faced by people of colour in wellness spaces.
I felt like I was traveling through timelines, all happening simultaneously.
In this episode of Root Medicine, host Amanda Siebert sits down with award-winning actress, filmmaker, and writer Vinessa Antoine. Known for her roles in popular shows like The Resident and Ginny & Georgia, Vinessa dives into her transformative experience with Ibogaine, a powerful psychedelic medicine. Initially motivated by supporting her brother's battle with substance use, Vinessa's journey with Ibogaine turned into a profound personal exploration.
She shares how the treatment brought back vivid childhood memories and revealed deep-seated family dynamics, especially concerning her father who has dementia. Vinessa also discusses how her newfound insights are shaping her upcoming documentary series aimed at inspiring change and self-discovery. The episode is packed with heartfelt anecdotes and reflections on the healing potential of psychedelics, making it a must-listen for anyone curious about alternative therapies for trauma and addiction.
Tune in to hear how Vinessa’s experience might just inspire you to look at your own life through a new lens.