Our mission is to bring Psilocybin Assisted Therapy to those with limited resources and to educate the public regarding the safety and efficacy of psilocybin and other psychedelics.
Your donations will sponsoring individuals in need with accessing these therapies legally through one of the legal psychedelic centers we work with.
MEET THE TEAM
Eric Osborne, M.Ed.
A professional educator for seven years, Eric opened a gourmet mushroom farm Magnificent Mushrooms in Indiana in 2009 that has now become the Magnificent Mushrooms Podcast. He is also the first State recognized Wild Mushroom Expert in Indiana.
Eric is coordinator and guide of MycoMeditations, a psilocybin retreat center in Treasure Beach, Jamaica. Eric was motivated to organize PLEDG, as an advocacy group for therapeutic applications of psychedelic plants and to raise public awareness to the unsubstantiated scheduling of psychedelics and of their therapeutic benefits.
Tim Boling, B.A.A.
Tim began his professional career in retail management. While working full time and earning his BBA, Tim opened his first business. A professional entrepreneur he now owns three successful businesses. He has received numerous awards and recognitions for his business achievements. His companies have been recognized for their rapid growth, exceeding of goals, and utilization of effective gorilla marketing practices.
Tim enjoys traveling, new experiences, studying mental health, and spending time with his wife and two children. While attending a MycoMeditations retreat in May of 2018 seeking help with seasonal depression and social anxiety. Here, Tim heard about PLEDG. Seeking a place to channel his energy and enthusiasm for psychedelic therapies Tim has taken on the role of PLEDG Executive Director.
Trent Austin, M.D.
A graduate of Indiana University Medical School, Dr. Austin received board certification in Internal Medicine in 2002. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1989 and worked as a chemical engineer until enrolling in medical school.
While maintaining a busy medical practice in Indiana, Dr. Austin has utilized his background in chemistry and chemical engineering to investigate the role that medicinal mushrooms and plants can have on patient’s health.
Dr. Austin enjoys hiking with his four children and scouring the woods of southern Indiana for edible and medicinal mushrooms and native healing plants.