Dr. Michael Mithoefer
Michael Mithoefer, M.D., began collaborating with MAPS in 2000 on the first U.S. Phase 2 clinical trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy.
He has since conducted two of the six MAPS-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trials testing MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD, as well a study providing MDMA-assisted sessions for therapists who have completed the MAPS-sponsored MDMA Therapy Training Program, and a pilot study treating couples with MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy combined with Cognitive-Behavioural Conjoint Therapy.
He is now Senior Medical Director for Medical Affairs, Training and Supervision at MAPS Public Benefit Corporation (MAPS PBC). He is a Grof-certified Holotropic Breathwork Facilitator, is trained in EMDR and Internal Family Systems Therapy, and has nearly 30 years of experience treating trauma patients.