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The NYU Psilocybin Cancer Anxiety Study - Lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Guss
Wed, March 29, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
We are excited to announce the next special guest in our psychedelic education lecture series: Dr. Jeffrey Guss of the NYU Psilocybin Cancer Anxiety study. Dr. Guss will be offering a unique, intimate, inside look into his team's recently published study on psilocybin for anxiety in patients with a cancer diagnosis. Dr. Guss will describe the patients in the study and approach the team used to treat them, followed by a brief review of the study findings. Dr. Katherine MacLean, direct of the Psychedelic Program and former research scientist and psilocybin guide at Johns Hopkins University will moderate the event. This is a very special opportunity to learn from experts in the field of psilocybin research and pose your questions in an intimate setting.
Space is limited, so please reserve your spot now. Discounted student tickets can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeffrey Guss, MD is a psychiatrist, psychotherapist , and researcher with a specializations in substance use disorders and psychoanalytic therapy. He is a Co-Principle Investigator and Director of Therapist Training for the NYU School of Medicine’s research study “Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Existential Distress Related to Cancer” and a study therapist for NYU School of Medicine’s “Psilocybin Treatment of Alcohol Dependence” study. Dr Guss is particularly interested in the integration of psychedelic therapies with contemporary models of psychodynamic therapy and exploration of the practice models for future use of psychedelic medicines in clinical practice. He is an Instructor, Mentor and on the Council of Advisors for the California Institute of Integral Studies’ Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research and has published on the topics of gender and sexuality in Studies in Gender and Sexuality and Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society. Dr. Guss maintains a private practice of psychiatry and psychotherapy in New York City.