A certified mindfulness teacher with deep psychedelic expertise, Andrew was an integral part of the development of the Psychedelic Harm Reduction and Integration program at Mindspace starting in 2019. He also served as Director Programming for our mindfulness programs from 2018-2020. He sees clients for individual mindfulness training as well as coaching in psychedelic harm reduction and integration and is part of Mindspace’s team of practitioners trained by MAPS in MDMA for PTSD therapy.

Andrew has been practicing meditation since 2002, having studied mainly in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition before becoming interested in the clinical applications of mindfulness. He completed his training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in 2018 under Dr. Patricia Rockman and Dr. Joe Flanders. In addition to teaching MBSR Andrew  and is currently enrolled in

Andrew is passionate about furthering our collective understanding of what wellbeing really means, and how it can be effectively and sustainably practiced, communicated, and scaled for the benefit of all beings. He continues to draw inspiration from various Buddhist lineages and other esoteric traditions, and is passionate about all forms of ecstatic practices for reaching non-ordinary states, including movement, somatics, and sound (in a previous incarnation he worked for many years help run a successful independent record label in Montreal).

Andrew is also an assisting trainer on the faculty at Fluence, a co-director of Plant Parenthood, a community organization supporting parents and families who use psychedelics, and a member of the advisory board for the Montreal Psychedelic Society.

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