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Psychedelic Therapy Training Programs

The field of psychedelic therapy training programs is rapidly proliferating. Please note the recent article "How to become a psychedelic therapist" when considering these programs. OPENurses makes no endorsement or guarantee of these programs.

If you're interested in taking a deeper dive, but don't want to enroll in a training program, consider UC Berkeley's Center for the Science of Psychedelics free online webinar or University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing: Educating Nurses in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy (free course)

Psychedelic-assisted therapy training programs:

Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research (California Institute of Integral Studies) *

Nursing and Sacred Medicine

Medicinal Mindfulness

Naropa University *

MAPS therapist training *


Nautilus Sanctuary

Psychedelic Somatic Institute

Polaris Insight Center

The Psychedelic Doula Academy

Psychedelic Training Center

Salt City Psychedelic Therapy and Research *

Resilience Behavioral Health Tucson
The Synthesis Institute *

Mind Medicine Australia 

Center for Optimal Living

Psychedelic Support

Psychedelic Research and Training Institute (PRATI)

University of Wisconsin-Madison: MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences - Psychoactive Pharmaceutical Investigation

Vital (Psychedelics Today) *

Mind Foundation - Augmented Psychotherapy Training

Sound Mind Psychedelic Facilitator Training *
IPI Online Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Training *

UC Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics

Return to Roots: A self-development course for psychedelic inspired nurses *

For Oregon Residents: The Oregon Health Authority maintains a list of authorized Initiative 109 trainers here

Psychedelic-assisted therapy training programs that offer full and/or partial scholarships:

Training in Modalities Complementary to Psychedelic Therapy

Hakomi Method

Holotropic Breathwork

Somatic Experiencing

Care for the Healer

Experiential Training

(please note, laws regarding psychedelics may differ from country to country. OPENurses makes no endorsement of these facilities or the legality of psychedelic use outside of the United States)

Temple of the Way of the Light

Synthesis Retreat Centers

ONCA Foundation

Psychedelic Research Conferences

KRIYA conference


Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research (ICPR)

Psychedelic Psychotherapy Forum

Calgary Catalyst Psychedelic Research Conference

Chacruna Events

SANA Symposium

(OPENurses is a supporter of SANA Symposium,and entering OPENURSES in the discount code will reduce tuition by $50)

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Note: Inclusion of a website or service on this website does not imply an endorsement from OPENurses. OPENurses does not endorse or condone illegal activities. Use of any resource on these pages is at the risk of the user. 

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