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Psychedelic Assisted Therapy: Risks, Rewards and a Roadmap for Hope

With Peter Hunt AM, Nigel Denning and Dr Tra-ill Dowie

Date: Mon 02 May 2022 @ 6:00pm
Location: Webinar (online)

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Join this FREE, 75-minute online webinar to gain access to insights and learn about the future of psychedelic-assisted therapy in Australia.

Psychedelics-assisted Therapy: Risks, Rewards and a Roadmap for Hope

With Peter Hunt AM, Nigel Denning and Dr Tra-ill Dowie

 

This session will offer address the following key points:

  • A system at breaking point due to fundamental constraints
  • Changing Public and Professional Attitudes towards psychedelics
  • Psychedelics in Psychiatry – Going full circle
  • Rewards for patients and clinicians in embracing these tools
  • The model we are proposing / A roadmap for sensible, ethical and cautiously optimistic progress
  • Key Risks and how to carefully manage
  • The cost of inaction
  • How to join and lead the movement (CPAT)

WEBINAR SESSION:

Date: Monday 2nd May 2022
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm (incl Q&A) (AEST)

The presentation WILL BEGIN AT 6:00pm.

Location: Online. A link will be emailed to you with the viewing details.

The Presenters

Peter Hunt AM

B.Com, LL.B

Founder & Chair of Mind Medicine Australia

As an investment banker Peter Hunt AM advised local and multi-national companies and governments in Australia for nearly 35 years.  He co-founded and was Executive Chairman of one of Australia’s leading investment banking advisory firms, Caliburn Partnership (now called Greenhill Australia) and continued as Chairman of the Firm after its sale to Greenhill Inc in 2009. Peter was a member of the Advisory Panel of ASIC and chaired the Vincent Fairfax Family Office.

Peter is an active philanthropist involved in funding, developing and scaling social sector organisations which seek to create a better and fairer world.  He is Chairman of Mind Medicine Australia which he established with his wife, Tania de Jong, in 2018. He founded Women’s Community Shelter in 2011 and remains on the Board. He was previously Chairman of So They Can, Grameen Australia and Grameen Australia Philippines. Peter is a Director of Project Rozana and an Advisory Board member of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute. Peter also acts as a pro bono adviser to Creativity Australia. 

Peter was made a member of the General Division of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2010 for services to the philanthropic sector.

Nigel Denning

MA, MPsych

Director of Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies (CPAT)

Nigel Denning MA, MPsych is a Counselling Psychologist, AHPRA registered supervisor and Managing Director of Integrative Psychology a Psychology/Psychiatry practice in East Melbourne.  He is a former Family Violence Co-ordinator for Relationships Australia and is currently the Former Deputy President of the In Good Faith Foundation, an organisation that supports Institutional Abuse and cult survivors. Nigel is also a registered Neuro-psychotherapy supervisor with IAAN.

Nigel has been involved in Transpersonal Psychology and consciousness studies for over thirty years.  He has studied extensively under Stanislav Grof MD and worked closely with Tav Sparks and Grof Transpersonal Training to develop training approaches to Holotropic breathwork and therapy influenced by this modality. Nigel also conducted one of the few peer reviewed research studies on HB.

Nigel teaches and has presented at numerous national and international conferences on state change technology, including medicine work. Nigel also has an established practice in Tibet Bon Dzogchen meditation under the guidance of Dr Daniel Brown of Harvard Medical School.

Dr Tra-ill Dowie

PhD

Psychotherapist and Head of the Faculty of Psychotherapy at Ikon Institute Australia

Dr Tra-ill Dowie is the Head of the Faculty of Psychotherapy at Ikon Institute Australia. Dr Dowie is the Chair of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) Panel for Trauma Standards & Practice. Dr Dowie is a practising psychotherapist, supervisor and public speaker. Dr Dowie’s academic life and public lectures cover a broad range of interdisciplinary topics that relate to the human condition: psychiatry, psychotherapy, trauma, continental philosophy, philosophy of mind, anthropology, health and wellbeing, and human optimisation. He holds dual PhDs, receiving a PhD in Psychiatry from Monash University and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Melbourne.

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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