2018 Presenters

Robin Carhart-Harris, PhD

Dr Carhart-Harris moved to Imperial College London after obtaining his PhD in psychopharmacology from the University of Bristol in 2009. At Imperial, he led a […]

Anthony Bossis, PhD

Anthony P. Bossis, Ph.D. was director of palliative care research, co-principal investigator, session guide, and co-author on the 2016 psilocybin NYU cancer-anxiety clinical trial and […]

Devon Christie, MD, CCFP, IFMCP, RTC

Devon Christie is a medical doctor, mindfulness teacher, relational somatic therapist, yogi, and is interested in the therapeutic use of psychedelics.  She completed her Bachelor […]

Donna Dryer, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Donna Dryer, MD, FRCPC, is a transpersonal psychiatrist in private practice on the coast islands of British Columbia and a faculty member in psychiatry […]

Sheri Eckert, MA

As husband-and-wife founders of the Oregon Psilocybin Society (OPS) and Chief Petitioners of the Psilocybin Service Initiative (PSI), Tom and Sheri Eckert have set in […]

Tom Eckert, MS, LPC

As husband-and-wife founders of the Oregon Psilocybin Society (OPS) and Chief Petitioners of the Psilocybin Service Initiative (PSI), Tom and Sheri Eckert have set in […]

Bradley Foster, MA, RP

Bradley Foster is a coach, psychotherapist, facilitator and founder of the Toronto psychedelic society. He is the sponsor of the psychedelic research petition e-2010 in […]

Carolyn Green, PhD

Carolyn Green, BSc(PT), PhD started her own breathwork journey in 1993. In 1999, Carolyn completed the two-year Grof Transpersonal Training program and joined the Association […]

Rachel Harris, PhD

Rachel Harris, PhD is a Psychologist with both a research and a clinical background. She was in the 1968 Residential Program at Esalen Institute, Big […]

Charlotte Jackson, MA, RCC

Charlotte Jackson is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor working in the field of Mental Health and Substance Use for over 15 years. She […]

Tarzie McLean, MC

Tarzie is an individual and relationship counselling therapist, providing psychedelic-informed therapy and integration work, generalist counselling, as well as psychoeducational and therapeutic workshop experiences. She […]

Rick Miners, PhD, R.Psych.

Dr. Rick Miners is a Registered Psychologist licensed to practice in British Columbia. He specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, youth and adults […]

Janis Phelps, PhD

Janis Phelps, PhD, is the Founder and Director of the Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San […]

Hayden Rubensohn, MD

Dr. Hayden Rubensohn was born in South Africa and moved to Calgary in 1995. After high school, university and a few years of travel, he […]

Leanna Standish, ND, PhD

Dr. Standish is a neuroscientist and physician living and working in Seattle WA. She holds faculty appointments at the University of Washington School of Medicine […]

Joe Tafur, MD

Joe Tafur, M.D., is a Colombian-American family physician originally from Phoenix, Arizona. After completing his family medicine training at UCLA, Dr. Tafur spent two years […]

Kenneth Tupper, PhD

Kenneth Tupper, Ph.D. is the Director of Implementation & Partnerships at British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, where he supports the improvement of the provincial […]

Bruce Tobin, PhD, RCC

Bruce Tobin, Ph.D., taught art therapy for 25 years at the University of Victoria. He is a founding member of the B.C. Art Therapy Assn. […]

Philip Wolfson, MD

Phil Wolfson MD is the creator of a new psychotherapy modality based on use of the medicine ketamine—Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy. He is the author of […]

Richard Yensen, PhD

Richard Yensen has been a pioneer in transpersonal psychology since 1972 when he began his psychedelic research career at Maryland Psychiatric Research Center in Baltimore […]