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Clinical Psychologist, Co-Founder and Lead Trainer at Fluence

Dr. Elizabeth Nielson

Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and New York State Psychiatric Institute

Dr. Elizabeth Nielson is a psychologist with a holistic, compassionate, and integrative approach to psychotherapy. She specializes in treating addictive and mood disorders with a blend of of mindfulness-based interventions, dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapy, community reinforcement and family training (CRAFT), and principles of psychedelic-assisted therapy. Dr. Nielson’s work is guided by the idea that each individual has within them the capacity for growth and change, and sets out to support the natural healing process by building awareness, autonomy, and self-compassion. Dr. Nielson is part of the Experimental Therapeutics Research Laboratory at NYU Langone School of Medicine where she is a therapist on the psilocybin-assisted treatment for alcohol dependence trial and on the MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD clinical trials.


The State and Future of Psychedelic Therapist Training

While research clearly acknowledges the therapist’s indispensable role of before, during, and a…

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Conference Presentations

INSIGHT 2019: Psilocybin-Assisted Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder
ICPR 2017: Proposal for an Integrated Model for Psychedelic Psychotherapy Training

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