Dr. Simon Amar completed his medical school and psychiatric residency training at McGill University. He currently works as a psychiatrist in private practice in Montreal, Quebec. He specializes in psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, trauma, and personality disorders. Since 2013, he has been following the MAPS research on MDMA, and began training to be a therapist in these studies in 2016. He is currently the Sub-Investigator and Co-Therapist at the Montreal Phase 3 site for MDMA-assisted therapy for PTSD.