Becoming a Psychedelic Therapist

Augmented Psychotherapy Training (APT)


A Professional Training for Aspiring Psychedelic Therapists

Who is this Training for?

The APT program is a professional training for medical doctors, psychotherapists, and complementary mental health professionals. Learn more about the admission criteria.

Who Develops and Conducts the Training?

The APT program was designed by the MIND Foundation together with distinguished experts from the field of psychedelic research and therapy. The training is being continuously developed and improved. The faculty includes the core teams of the MIND Foundation and the OVID Clinic as well as other experienced clinicians and renowned researchers at European and international institutions. Learn more about the APT Faculty and the program’s Clinical & Scientific Advisory Board.

What Certificates are Awarded?

After the first training year, a Certificate in Psychedelic Integration Therapy/Coaching is awarded. After the second program year, participants obtain a Certificate in Psychedelic-Augmented Psychotherapy. Depending on your prior qualification, you will be certified as a therapist or as a co-therapist. Learn more about the certification requirements.

When Does the Next Course Start?

The next English-language APT course will start on November 14, 2022.

The next German-language APT course will start on March 8, 2023. Learn more about the German-language course.

We are continuously screening applications and admitting applicants for both courses. There is a limited number of spots in each course. The spots are being filled continuously. We recommend applying as soon as possible.

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