Michael Mithoefer, MD
Michael Mithoefer, MD is a psychiatrist in Charleston, SC, who for many years has specialized in treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with an emphasis on experiential methods of psychotherapy, and is now focusing primarily on MDMA clinical research. He will present an overview of the clinical research using MDMA as a catalyst for psychotherapy. A brief discussion of the history and the pharmacology of MDMA will be followed by research findings of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD. You will learn about the approach and nature of the MDMA-assisted psychotherapy sessions as well as various perspectives on the therapeutic mechanism of this kind of treatment.