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A safe and professional psychological service for those who want support regarding psychedelics, plant medicines, and their emotional health and wellbeing.

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Our goal is to ensure that the Australian community has access to highly qualified and ethical allied and integrative health professionals so they can make safe and informed choices about their mental health in regard to psychedelics and plant medicines.

What we offer:

  • Individual counselling
  • Assessment/diagnosis
  • Telehealth or in clinic
  • Referrals
  • Group Integration
  • Professional consultation
  • Training
  • Supervision
  • Study groups
  • Student placements

*We understand that discussing mental health, psychedelics and plant medicines can be a sensitive topic. We value privacy, safety and your personal information.

Integrative health and wellbeing

Courage

to explore the frontiers of medicine and self

Integrity

to embody safety, truth and a strong moral compass

Community

to connect, heal and grow together

Integration

to engage with the science and the sacred

Meet our National Practice Manager Alana

Dr Alana Roy

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

National Practice Manager Psychological Services and Co-Lead Facilitator of CPAT Course

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 and 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 Centers 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.

Referral process

You can choose to obtain a referral from your GP so that you can access Medicare rebates. Or you can make contact directly and pay fee for service psychologicalsupport@mindmedicineaustralia.org

We are building a network of psychedelic and plant medicine aware GPs. If you require support obtaining a GP provider who you can work with please make contact with us for a potential referral.

Who is eligible?

Adults 18 years and over who plan on utilising psychedelics or plant medicines for growth or resolving personal issues (e.g. depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, existential and spiritual issues) who would like the opportunity to consult with a professional person first

Or

Anyone who has used psychedelics or plant medicine and would like the opportunity for integration of their experiences in an individual or group setting.

Youth can access counselling, assessment and diagnostic services with the consent of a parent/guardian and referral from GP.

Unfortunately at this time, psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy is not available for people with bipolar disorders, borderline personality, schizophrenia and psychosis due to the lack of research in these areas. We will update you on the science as the field progresses.

Click here (PDF, 143 KB) to learn more about eligibility requirements and referral pathways for our services.

In an emergency

Mind Medicine Australia is not a crisis mental health service. If you require immediate mental health support, please call 000 or your local mental health crisis assessment team.

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Would you like to work on our team?

Please contact our psychological services Practice Manager Dr Alana Roy PhD (Psych & MHSW) at: alana@mindmedicineaustralia.org to discuss how you may be able to become involved in our Mind Medicine Australia psychological team.

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Disclaimer

Mind Medicine Australia does not encourage or facilitate illegal use of psychedelics or plant medicines. The MMA team of psychologists and allied health professionals provide psychedelic-aware psychological services to help support the mental health and wellbeing of Australians.

Our MMA clinical team has specialised knowledge and training in psychedelics such as Mescaline, LSD, Psilocybin, Iboga, DMT and MDMA. If you require psychological support for alcohol, opioids or amphetamines please speak to your GP.

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