2022 Psychedelic Healing Summit
Program & Replays
MDMA As Medicine to Help Heal Trauma & Cultivate Resilience
Celebrated teachers Marcela Otalora and Rick Doblin, PhD, explore how psychedelic medicine can connect you more deeply with your healed, resilient self and transform pain into wisdom.
Marcela Ot’alora G., M.F.A, M.A., L.P.C
Marcela Ot’alora G., M.F.A, M.A., L.P.C, is dedicated to the treatment and research of trauma, through art and through the use of MDMA-assisted therapy. She worked as a co-therapist in the first government approved MDMA-assisted therapy study in Madrid, Spain and is the principal investigator of the Phase 2 and 3 MDMA-assisted therapy trials in Boulder, Colorado. She received her MA in Transpersonal Psychology from Naropa University and MFA from University of Greensboro in North Carolina. She was born and raised in Colombia, South America and now lives in Boulder, Colorado with her husband Bruce Poulter.
Rick Doblin, PhD
Rick Doblin, PhD, is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. His professional goal is to help develop legal contexts for the beneficial uses of psychedelics and marijuana, primarily as prescription medicines but also for personal growth for otherwise healthy people, and eventually to become a legally licensed psychedelic therapist. He founded MAPS in 1986.