Rick Doblin

Psychedelics...

Rick Doblin

Talk: Psychedelics...

Rick Doblin, the co-founder and CEO of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) discusses: The FDA-approved research into the use of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in veterans and survivors of sexual abuse, rape, accidents and other traumas; What role psychedelics can play in generating mystical experiences and the political implications of those experiences for cultural evolution; How MAPS will market MDMA as a prescription medicine (projected to start in 2021), train therapists/psychiatrists, establish a network of psychedelic clinics, and provide psychedelic harm reduction services at Burning Man and festivals and venues around the world.

Rick Doblin

Rick Doblin, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, where he wrote his dissertation on the regulation of the medical uses of psychedelics and marijuana.