APRIL 14, 2018 — Dr. Michael C. Mithoefer and nurse Ann Mithoefer, Pioneering Research on MDMA (Ecstasy) on Patients with PTSD

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Saturday, April 14th•  5:00 ~ 7:00 pm
Location: Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St., Charleston, SC 29401
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In their lecture, our guest speakers will offer a brief overview of 14 years of clinical research using MDMA(“Ecstasy”)-assisted Psychotherapy for treating PTSD. Attendees will be exposed to the purpose, method and powerful results of the six completed clinical trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy. They will also have the opportunity to see video clips from research sessions illustrating the remarkable degree to which MDMA catalyzes awareness and exploration of shadow material and archetypal imagery.


MDMA assisted psychotherapyAnnie Mithoefer, BSN is a Grof certified Holotropic Breathwork Practitioner and is trained in Hakomi Therapy. She and her husband, Michael, completed the first phase 2 clinical trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD in 2009 and a subsequent study of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD in military veterans, firefighters and police officers, both sponsored by The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). They are now leading trainings in MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for therapists interested in working on clinical trials, providing FDA-approved MDMA sessions for research therapists, and collaborating on a study with couples receiving MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in conjunction with Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD.
Michael Mithoefer, MD is Lead Clinical Investigator and Medical Monitor for the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. He and his wife, Annie, completed the first phase 2 clinical trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD in 2009 and a subsequent study of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD in military veterans, firefighters and police officers. They are now leading trainings in MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for therapists interested in working on clinical trials, providing FDA-approved MDMA sessions for research therapists, and collaborating on a study with couples receiving MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in conjunction with Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD . He is a Grof certified Holotropic Breathwork Practitioner, a Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist, and is board certified in Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine.

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