Accredited courses to advance professional development and knowledge of psychedelic safety, therapeutic applications, and research findings

Deepen your Knowledge with Evidence-Based Learning

Our courses provide the latest scientific information on safety and use of psychedelics, neurobiological mechanisms, and outcomes of clinical trials investigating therapeutic applications. Leading researchers, neuroscientists, and therapists will guide you through the vast body of research and collective literature for a comprehensive understanding of psychedelics. Engaging content will help you learn the facts needed to be proficient in this field.

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Exploring Psychedelics: Discovery, Research & Effects

Exploring Psychedelics: Discovery, Research & Effects

Start with the basics and grow your proficiency of psychedelic terms and history in our FREE introductory course.

Foundations in MDMA Safety, Therapeutic Applications & Research

Foundations in MDMA Safety, Therapeutic Applications & Research

This course provides an in-depth look at MDMA pharmacology, effects, and therapeutic applications. Learn more

Understanding Psilocybin: Effects, Neurobiology, and Therapeutic Approaches

Understanding Psilocybin: Effects, Neurobiology, and Therapeutic Approaches

In this comprehensive course, you will learn how psilocybin works in the brain and body, and how it is being tested in clinical trials. Learn more

The course content is the same for Learners, CE, and CME. Continuing education (CE) and continuing medical education (CME) credits are an option for health professionals. CE/CME courses have the additional benefit of access to an online monthly speaker and professional networking series.

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Emotion, Spirituality, & Psychedelic Medicine – A Virtual 1-Day Workshop

Join Dr. Joe Tafur and Dr. Adele Lafrance in exploring roles of emotion and spirituality in health and wellness. You will learn how spiritual healing techniques, like psychedelic medicines, can lead to improvements in the mind and body.

Psychedelic.Support features high quality workshops and trainings from our educational partners. We offer leading-edge content to advance practitioners’ skills in psychedelic medicine.

Exploring Psychedelics: Discovery, Research, & Effects

Dive deep into these “soul-manifesting” substances with our FREE introductory course Exploring Psychedelics: Discovery, Research, & Effects. Learn the basic terminology, drug effects, and storied history of psychedelics. This course is the perfect place to launch into your psychedelic education.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe psychedelic terminology through various characterizations
  • Discuss historical uses and current psychedelic research
  • List the range of disciplines where psychedelic research is applicable

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Foundations in MDMA Safety, Therapeutic Applications & Research

Designed by leading MDMA researchers, you will learn evidence-based information and observations from therapists who administered MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in clinical trials. If you’re a health professional, be sure to select our continuing education option and earn CE/CME along the way!

How safe is MDMA?

Why is it under investigation for treating mental health conditions?

How is it used in psychotherapy?

Become knowledgeable on:

  • pharmacology and effects
  • contraindicated health conditions
  • therapeutic approaches
  • PTSD outcomes after MDMA
  • study participant accounts
  • safety profiles in both medical and non-medical settings
  • protocols to minimize risks
  • MDMA neuroscience 

Understanding Psilocybin: Effects, Neurobiology, and Therapeutic Approaches

Psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms”, is now being tested in clinical trials as a treatment for several conditions. Research is advancing on many fronts. Come learn everything you need to know in our comprehensive and interactive e-Learning courses. Our faculty of psilocybin researchers, therapists, medical doctors, and neuroscientists will bring you up to speed on the latest science. 

Become knowledgeable on:

  • psychedelic experiences
  • pharmacology and side effects
  • outcomes on anxiety, depression, headaches, addiction
  • therapeutic approaches
  • predictors of response
  • themes from trial participants
  • safety profiles in both medical and non-medical settings
  • psilocybin neuroimaging and emerging network theories

Geared towards researchers, students, mental health and medical professionals, these self-paced courses will give you a strong foundation to be equipped to answer questions from clients about safety, therapeutic approaches, and clinical trial outcomes.

Learn Anytime, Anywhere

Our self-paced courses in virtual classrooms allow for an interactive experience with other learners and instructors.

Develop and Differentiate Yourself

Completing our accredited course will result in Continuing Education (CE) credits for mental health professionals and Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for physicians.

Be Prepared

You’ll be equipped to support integration of psychedelic experiences, answer questions from patients, and share information with other professionals.

Heal and Transform

Given the events of recent times paths to individual and global healing are and will remain urgently important.

Start learning today!

  • Self-paced interactive e-learning courses
  • Engage with other learners in the discussion forum
  • Earn an official Psychedelic.Support certificate
  • Option for continuing education credits (CE/CME)

About Psychedelic.Support

Mission

We are committed to bringing individual and global transformation by sharing knowledge and connection to resources. By bringing greater visibility to the practices and programs of professionals working in this field through comprehensive online courses, we aim to be a guidepost for trusted care and evidence-based information.

Stay Connected

Our courses offer connection to other online learners. Network with other mental health providers by joining the Psychedelic.Support Network and gain access to private discussion forums.

Valuable Training, From Anywhere

Our online courses are built for professionals on the go, without the cost of private seminars or travel. You’ll have plenty of time to immerse yourself in the learning content.

Field Credibility

Our programs are taught by leading doctors, scientists, and mental health professionals in the field of psychedelic science. CE/CME accreditation means our courses are rooted in evidence-based material relevant for health providers.

Scholarship Opportunity

Everyone should have access to evidence-based psychedelic education

FAQ for MDMA and Psilocybin Courses

Are there prerequisites? 

No. Anyone may take these courses. 

What’s included in the course?
  • Option for continuing education (CME/CE) 
  • Interactive eLearning modules with narration
  • Interviews with psychedelic therapists, medical doctors, researchers, and neuroscientists
  • Animations and detailed graphics of complex topics
  • Conversations with therapists and academic researchers around special topics
  • Discussion forum to engage with other learners and instructors
  • Knowledge checks throughout the course 
  • Assignments to further advancement your knowledge and comprehension 
  • Downloadable reference lists with cited publications and links
  • Downloadable resources documents with suggested videos, books, articles, and websites
  • 6-month access to our online learning platform
  • Invitation to our monthly Professional Networking Events (CE/CME only)
  • Official Psychedelic.Support Certificate of Completion and CE/CME Certificates (optional)
What is the difference between the courses for learners, CE, and CME?

The continuing education (CE) and continuing medical education (CME) courses offer professionals credit for taking the courses. Our courses have been independently accredited, see each course for details. The course content is the same for learners and CE/CME except that purchase of CE/CME course gets access to an additional monthly online Professional Networking Event. The prices vary across learner, CE, and CME to account for cost associated with providing continuing education credits for professionals. The CME course bundles the MDMA and Psilocybin courses together.

Can I take the course online?

Our global courses are only offered online and may be accessed from anywhere in the world. Use a computer or tablet for the best learning experience. 

Who should take this program? What will it do for me?

Teachings are appropriate for healthcare professionals, researchers, students, as well as the general public. Healthcare professionals will be able to incorporate the information offered in this program in ways beneficial to clients or patients. Having a strong foundation in understanding risks of psychedelic use in clinical and non-medical settings, research findings, and contraindicated medications and diagnoses will enable you to communicate effectively with your clients. This program is not intended to prepare providers to deliver psychedelic-assisted therapy, which is currently not legal in the USA and most other countries. 

How much does the course cost?

We offer different course prices for mental health professionals, medical doctors, and students/general public. Make sure you select the correct option when you checkout. The continuing education (CE/CME) courses offer credits for health professionals.

How long will it take me to complete the course? 

Courses contain a variety of interactive modules, expert interviews, and quizzes. See each course description for the amount of time to complete each course. You will have access to the course in our online learning platform for 6 months.

Do I have to pass the course? 

You will be required to complete the final exams at the end of each module. After you finish the course, you will receive an official Psychedelic.Support Certificate of Completion. If you choose the CE/CME option, you will additionally receive a Certificate of Attendance after completing all activities and the required survey. 

What if I’m not satisfied with the course?

Psychedelic.Support offers best in class educational content. If you’re not satisfied, we’re not satisfied! Psychedelic.Support offers a money back guarantee on educational content (excluding card processing fee and LMS registration). Offer not valid if course certificate has been issued. 

How do I take the course for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™? 
  • Be sure to select the continuing medication education (CME) option when purchasing the course.
  • Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance for your credits.
  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Consultants and Psychedelic Support. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • CME Consultants designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of healthcare providers from a range of disciplines: physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, and LCSWs who will participate in or form interdisciplinary teams, or practice independently.
  • This activity encompasses the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.
  • The presentational methods for this activity are Lecture and Small Group Discussion/Roundtable.
  • Release Date: This activity will be released for credit on August 28, 2020. 
  • Termination Date: This activity is valid for credit through August 28, 2022.
How do I take the course for CE credit?
  • Be sure to select the continuing education (CE) credit option when purchasing the course.
  • Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance for your credits.
  • CE credits for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) which is co-sponsoring this program. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 
  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for LCSW, LPCC, LEP, and LMFT license renewal for programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association. 
  • LCSWs, MFTs, and other mental health professionals from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board as to whether or not they accept programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association. 
  • SCRC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California. 
  • For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance, contact Psychedelic. Support, info@psychedelic.support. For questions about CE, visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at CE@spiritualcompetency.com
Do I need any materials for the course?

Other than internet access, just a learning mind! No hard materials or books are required for the course and you’ll be able to access reference materials, videos and modules from within your account. Login in anywhere, anytime. 

How long can I access the course?

You will have access to the course for 6 months from the date of purchase.

Is this course intended to give medical advice? 

No, this course is for educational purposes and is not meant to serve in place of medical treatment. Should you have further questions or concerns about receiving treatment, please refer to our resources page for referral information. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking treatment because of something you have read in this course. 

Psychedelic.Support does not endorse the use of illegal substances or deferring from local, state, and federal laws. We recognize the necessity for empathetic care, harm reduction strategies, and evidence-based education. 

Will this course teach me to administer psychedelic psychotherapy?

Our courses are based on the latest peer reviewed research in the field of psychedelic science. Professionals will gain a strong knowledge base and be equipped to answer questions from clients about safety, therapeutic approaches, and clinical trial outcomes. However, our courses do not provide instruction on administering psychedelic psychotherapy and do not qualify one to administer this type of therapy to clients which is currently not legal outside of clinical trials. 

I already purchased a course. How do I login to the online learning platform?

You can login through this link after purchasing a course.

Still need to speak to us?  Email us at info@psychedelic.support