Dr Nigel Strauss, an Australian psychiatrist for over 40 years, has a special interest in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. He is an Honorary Research Fellow within Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne, and he also holds Honorary positions at Swinburne University Melbourne, and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.
He is a published author of papers on psychedelic medicines and is currently a Principal Investigator and senior therapist in a clinical trial in Melbourne using psilocybin assisted psychotherapy for patients with treatment resistant depression.
Dr Strauss trained in psychiatry in Melbourne and at the Jung Institute in Zurich. He is a MAPS accredited psychedelic assisted psychotherapist. He is currently advocating, within the Australian College of Psychiatrists, for the safe introduction of Psychedelic medicines into psychiatric practice in Australia.
Dr Strauss is in private practice at the Millswyn Clinic in Melbourne, a private psychiatric clinic, where he is the Medical Director. Outside of psychiatry his interests include bushwalking, music and aphorisms.