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Mind Medicine Australia Self Care, Preparation and Integration Program

With Dr Alana Roy and Melissa Warner

Date: Sun 13 June 2021 @ 1:00pm
Location: Online

Mind Medicine Australia Self Care, Preparation and Integration Program with Dr Alana Roy and Melissa Warner.


When: June 13th 1:00pm – 4:00pm 2021

Where: This is an online event


Cost: $150

Participants will receive a workbook and self-care tool kit.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to psychedelic perspectives
  • Introduction to psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy
  • Psychedelic pharmacology
  • Statistics and data
  • Harm minimisation and risk mitigation
  • Psychological support
  • Expectations vs intentions
  • Preparation tools and strategies
  • Exploring peak experience themes through integration
  • Realms of integration
  • Integration strategies, tools and activities
  • Implementing self-care
  • Self-care practices


Refund: Less than 48 hours notice to cancel ticket will not be refunded.

The Presenters

Dr Alana Roy

Ph. D Psychology, B. A Social Work (MHSW)

Dr Alana Roy is a psychologist, social worker and therapist and has spent the last 13 years working in mental health, suicide prevention, trauma, sexual abuse, family violence and the disability sector. Alana has worked with borderline personality and dissociative identity disorder in various roles in the community such as: Rape Crisis Centres with victims of ritual abuse, childhood and adult sexual assault, supporting women in the sex industry, survivors of human trafficking and now as a psychedelic integration specialist.

Alana focuses on harm minimisation, community and connection. She is dedicated to psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy and plant medicines. She has engaged with, and provides integration therapeutic support services for communities across Australia. Alana works at several universities as a Research Fellow and supervisor of students on placement. Alana passionately advocates for public policy, community education and legislative changes so that these treatments are regulated and supported by a strong, connected and skilled sector.

Melissa Warner

B.Science (Neuroscience), Grad Dip (Psych)

Melissa is an advocate for innovative solutions for mental health and is on a mission to cultivate an evidence and experience-based understanding of consciousness.  Melissa is Secretary of Psychedelic Research in Science and Medicine, Education and Communications Fellow at Mind Medicine Australia, co- founder of The Australian Psychedelic Society and a member of the UK-Australian Young Leaders Forum. After graduating in Neuroscience from the University of Melbourne, Melissa travelled to leading international centres of psychedelic research, transformative technology, meditation and somatic practices to forecast next-generation mental health treatments.  Currently, Melissa supports Australian psychedelic research trials at PRISM, the translation of clinical findings for advocacy and clinical training at Mind Medicine Australia and is a post-graduate psychology student at The University of Melbourne.

Melissa is an experienced meditation guide, having studied under Mingyur Rinpoche of the Mahamudra lineage. She is passionate about the potential of mindfulness-based approaches to scaffold and accentuate psychedelic healing.

As a preparation and integration coach, Melissa’s values the multiplicity of every individual and welcomes the whole person into every session. Melissa’s approach is informed by a scientific outlook, a transpersonal perspective, a positive psychology lens and grounded in somatic awareness.

Melissa seeks to create a space that nurtures the therapeutic, poetic, and eudaemonic capacities of the psyche.

In her creative time, Melissa enjoys her yoga practice, poetry, dance and painting.

Disclaimer: Mind Medicine Australia does not encourage or facilitate illegal use of psychedelics or plant medicines. MMA focus is focused on clinical and legal use only supported by the emerging science and legislative processes. Mind Medicine Australia reserves the right to record and publish webinars on various social media platforms. You agree that you will not discuss any names, locations or specific details of illegal use of psychedelics both verbally or via any written forms of communication via Mind Medicine Australia social media platforms (for example Facebook, Instagram or Zoom private and public chat forms during a webinar). Breaches of these guidelines may result in not being able to participate in the event. We thank you for support and cooperation on these matters.

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