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MIND Foundation

Building a healthier, more connected world through psychedelic research & education

New: APT – Augmented Psychotherapy Training

Do you want to train as a psychedelic therapist or co-therapist? The MIND Academy’s two-year training program provides you with the knowledge and skills to practice in a legal, safe, and evidence-based framework.

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About Us

The MIND Foundation is a European non-profit science and education organization that promotes psychedelic research and therapy. Our work builds on the neurobiological and psychological potential of psychedelics to improve mental health and well-being in a clinical setting; for which the scientific base is firmly growing.

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MIND Academy

The MIND Academy is the MIND Foundation’s educational platform for learning about psychedelic science and therapy. The MIND Academy offers trainings, workshops, public talks, and experiences. The Academy aims to educate the public, train professionals in the medical and psychotherapeutic fields, and shape a scientific discourse around altered states of consciousness and the psychedelic experience.

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Research

The MIND Foundation is dedicated to contributing to high-quality psychedelic research. Our team is involved in a psilocybin depression study in Germany. We also work at the university level with scientists and students to enable research and networking opportunities via a variety of programs and resources. 

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Scientific Advisory Board

The MIND Foundation is advised by a panel of leading academic researchers. They are thinkers dealing with the human brain and consciousness, the transformation of society, psychiatric disorders, and the sociocultural history of the psychedelic experience.

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uniMIND & uniMIND Symposium 2022

uniMIND is a international network of self-organized academic journal clubs with groups at more than 30 global universities. New groups emerge regularly and anyone involved in academia is welcome to sign up as a uniMIND Coordinator or to join an existing group. Signup and more here.

Part of uniMIND is the annual uniMIND Symposium. As a roadshow-type conference series, this year’s symposium takes place at Maastricht University, NL, on April 9th. Program, tickets, and livestream registration here.

 

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  • Interview
  • Drug Science
Predicting the Temporal Dynamics of the Psychedelic Experience

The notion that the psychedelic experience consists of three phases, namely come-up, peak, and come-down, is now backed by neuroscience. And PET scans can predict the unfolding of these phases.

 
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  • Biological Sciences
CÓMO CAMBIAR TU MENTE – CON EL EJERCICIO

El subidón del corredor, estar "en la zona", la fluidez del baile: aprende cómo el ejercicio puede llevar tu mente a estados alterados de conciencia en el deporte.

 
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  • Psychedelic Therapy
Merging Biology and Psychotherapy Within Psychiatry: An Interview with Collin Reiff, MD

Psychiatry has fluctuated between biology and psychotherapy throughout its history. Where are we now, and what impact might psychedelics have on the field?

 
  • Essay
  • Clinical Psychology
Same Diagnosis, Different Problem: The Challenge of Heterogeneity in Mental Disorder

No two people have the same experience of depression, anxiety, or any other mental health condition. So why don’t our current diagnostic approaches reflect this?

 
  • Interview
  • Drug Science
Psychedelics and the Social Brain

We spend most, if not all, of our time surrounded by others and embedded in cultural systems. Dr. Katrin Preller uses psychedelics to study mental health and the social brain.

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MIND MEMBERSHIP

Becoming a MIND member means joining a community of like-minded individuals interested in advancing psychedelic research and education, thereby promoting a culture of consciousness or Bewusstseinskultur. MIND members enjoy many benefits, from discounts on MIND Academy events to networking opportunities and access to high-quality online content.

The MIND Members Association offers professional development for medical doctors, psychotherapists, and related fields – and we have memberships for students and friends. Take a look at our lively Professional Sections, the Forum, the Members Convention, the workshops and members talks, and more. This is a science-based community rapidly developing. It is in an active relationship with universities and engaged in the renewal of psychiatric and psychotherapeutic treatments, human development, and critical dialogue to advance society. We are international, European, and German.

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Clinical Partner

OVID Health Systems

OVID is the MIND Foundation’s sister organization, providing the medical, educational, and scientific infrastructure for the application of psychedelic treatments.

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