Andrew is the Directory of Programming and Psychedelics at Mindspace, and a mindfulness teacher. Has been practicing meditation since 2002, having studied mainly in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition before becoming interested in the clinical applications of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. In addition to managing Mindspace’s group programming and teaching MBSR, Andrew oversees the Mindspace’s psychedelic program, and sees individual clients for one-on-one mindfulness training and coaching around psychedelic harm reduction and integration.

Dr. Elizabeth Nielson is a psychologist with a holistic, compassionate, and integrative approach to psychotherapy. She specializes in treating addictive and mood disorders with a blend of of mindfulness-based interventions, dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapy, community reinforcement and family training (CRAFT), and principles of psychedelic-assisted therapy. Dr. Nielson is part of the Experimental Therapeutics Research Laboratory at NYU Langone School of Medicine where she is a therapist on the psilocybin-assisted treatment for alcohol dependence trial and on the MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD clinical trials.

Ingmar Gorman, Ph.D., is a psychologist who specializes in assisting populations who have had experiences with psychedelics and other psychoactive compounds. He is the Director of the Psychedelic Education and Continuing Care Program, where he leads groups, trainings, and works with individual clients. Dr. Gorman is also site co-principal Investigator and therapist on a Phase 3 clinical trial studying the potential psychotherapeutic utility of MDMA for post-traumatic stress disorder. He is a NIH funded fellow at New York University and a board member of Horizons Media, Inc., a not for-profit educational charity and organizer of the Horizons Conference: Perspectives on Psychedelics.

Dr. Karine St-Jean is a psychologist, member of the Quebec Order of Psychologists and a mindfulness teacher. She completed her doctoral degree at the UQAM and, for the first 10 years of her professional life, she worked as an entrepreneur and manager in the field of workplace health, while having a clinical practice. She now devotes herself to her psychological practices. Her therapy style is cognitive-behavioral, with a strong emphasis on relational processes and mindfulness-based interventions.

Dr. Macdonald integrates mindfulness-based interventions with the Cognitive-behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) modalities in her approach to helping clients identify and disentangle from unhelpful mental habits and develop more effective ways of relating to emotions and navigating life’s challenges. Dr. Macdonald works with clients primarily in English.

Dr. Julien Lacaille is a psychologist, member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec (OPQ), as well as a mindfulness teacher. He has experience working with a diverse adult clientele suffering from a wide range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, chronic pain, and relationship difficulties. Julien works from the premise that no matter how great your difficulties, there is more right with you than wrong with you. With presence and guidance, his aim is to help you get in touch with resources deep inside of you that can help you move toward leading a richer, more satisfying and meaningful life.

Something sacred occurs when an individual feels safe enough to share their inner world with someone they trust, particularly when they are vulnerable. Dr. Darren Stolow considers it a heroic act to face one’s full self in the presence of another. His role and privilege is to earn and preserve your trust, and to accept and meet you exactly how and where you are.

A psychology graduate, addiction responder, and a palliative care attendant, her work focuses on supporting growth in humans and their unlimited capacities. She gives mindfulness therapeutic individual sessions and provides workshops in businesses, prisons, schools, and hospitals, as well as individual mindfulness training. Manon works in English and French.

Dr. Sébastien Nguyen is a licensed clinical psychologist, member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec. He offers assistance with difficulties related to stress, emotions, relationships, identity, and adjustments to important life transitions. He also teaches mindfulness meditation to groups and individuals from various backgrounds. Sébastien’s practice is accessible and welcoming. He works in both French and English.