Professional Trainings

See below for a list of organizations offering professional trainings.

Fluence ~ Locations in US, Canada, Europe

Fluence is a psychedelic integration and psychedelic-assisted therapy training program for clinicians co-founded by Drs. Elizabeth Nielson and Ingmar Gorman, both MAPS therapists and leaders in the psychedelic research world. Fluence offers numerous live education programs throughout the US, Canada, and Europe, many of which offer CE or CME for clinicians. These presentations are steeped in research and the founders’ extensive professional experience in the field, and with role plays and interactive exercises they are always a lot of fun. Affiliated Psychedelic Support Providers: Ingmar Gorman, PhD and Elizabeth Neilson, PhD 

Horizons 2019 Classes ~ New York City, NY

Horizons is proud to present its first series of classes for professionals seeking to learn about psychedelic therapy. These classes offer mental health and medical professionals detailed, technical information about psychedelic therapy and direct access to experts and practitioners. Classes will held at the historic Down Town Association in the Financial District, NYC. American Psychological Association Continuing Education (CE) credits are also available. See here for more details.

Center for Optimal Living ~ New York City, NY

The Psychedelic Education and Continuing Care Program offers trainings and workshops on Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy (IHRP) and other complementary techniques, nationally, internationally and at our home in New York City. Our training sessions are collaborative, making use of group discussion, interactive skill-building components and case studies to foster a deeper understanding of IHRP and promote its practice. We tailor the content of training sessions and consultations to meet your specific requirements.

California Institute of Integral Studies ~ San Francisco, CA

The Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Research Certificate serves a growing need for the training of skilled therapist researchers who will ideally seek advanced training for future FDA-approved psychedelic-assisted and entactogen-assisted psychotherapy research. Enrollees are professionals in specific mental health and medical professions, as well as eligible ordained or commissioned clergy and chaplains.

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies ~  Santa Cruz, CA

MAPS MDMA Therapy Training Program trains therapists for administering MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Currently the program is only available for therapists working on clinical trials. In preparation for anticipated FDA approval, an application to apply for the program will be open in early 2019. 

Ketamine Training Center ~  San Francisco, CA

The Ketamine Training Center provides training to medical professionals, therapists, clergy and hospice providers who desire to use Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) in a collaborative model that joins a prescribing physician with a therapeutic provider or a palliative caregiver.