The Future of Psychedelic Medicine in Los Angeles

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The Aware Project ( hosts a series of monthly Psychedelic Awareness Salon events in Los Angeles and San Diego. We are creating a connected and educated community that feels passionately about balancing the conversation about psychedelics.

**NOTE OUR NEW START TIME AT 7:30 FOR THIS EVENING & EVENTS GOING FORWARD** Please plan accordingly. Come early for mingling, & allowing time for parking.

Doors open at 7:00 PM for mingling.

Presentation will begin at 7:30 PM.

The Future of Psychedelic Medicine in Los Angeles

Increasing access and availability to psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy means we are at the cusp of a revolution in the medical treatment of mental health issues. The current state of psychedelics within the fields of psychiatry and mental health will be presented, as well as the future for center based access to these medicines in Los Angeles in 2019 and beyond.

Dr. Cole Marta is a psychiatrist in private practice at the California Center for Psychiatric Treatment (CCPT), where his clinic provides adult psychiatric care with a specialization in using ketamine for treatment-resistant Depression. He is also the founder of New School Research, a company that conducts clinical trials with a focus on psychedelic research. He is the principal investigator at the Los Angeles site of phase II and III trials using MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD for the study sponsor, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS).

Brooke Balliett, LMFT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist and board registered psychological assistant in Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of clinical experience in trauma, developmental and depth psychology, Brooke has a passion for treating psychological, spiritual, emotional and relationship challenges through the development of self awareness, emotional intelligence and recognition of the healing power we each inherently hold inside of us. Brooke is a therapist on the Los Angeles MAPS Phase 3 clinical trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for the treatment of PTSD, a psychotherapist specializing in emotional intelligence, Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Jungian psychotherapy, and also provides direct service, supervision and training in harm reduction services at events worldwide with the Zendo Project, Kosmicare and RGX Medical. Additionally, she provides clinical supervision in depth psychotherapy, ketamine-assisted psychotherapy and psychedelic integration for early career psychotherapists.

The Gateway Portal 10401 Venice Blvd, Ste 202, Los Angeles, CA 90034

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Street parking is available, but limited so we recommend you take an Uber or Lyft.

REFUND POLICY: Refunds allowed up to 7 days of event, no refunds day of regardless of rain or shine

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This group is being designed as a secure space. It is not a place to seek, encourage, or participate in the procurement of controlled substances. Do not bring, buy, sell, transfer, or arrive on any illegal substances, or swap information on how to buy them. Members who violate these basic house rules will be removed from the group and will not be allowed to attend future events."