Rebecca Rothberg, Psy.D.
Rebecca Rothberg, Psy.D., is a California-based postdoctoral clinician who recently completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium in the Bay Area. She is also a trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness instructor and has taught diverse populations including veterans, teens, and incarcerated youth. Prior to pursuing her doctorate, Rebecca received a Masters from Teachers College, Columbia University during which she worked as a research assistant in Dr. Elias Dakwar’s lab at the New York State Psychiatric Institute / Columbia University Medical Center investigating ketamine-assisted therapy for substance use disorders. Her doctoral dissertation, and subsequent manuscript in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, examines the mystical effects of ketamine in a randomized controlled trial investigating outcomes in adults seeking treatment for alcohol use disorder. In the past few years, Rebecca has co-founded and co-directed the Graduate Student Association for Psychedelic Studies (GSAPS), a budding organization dedicated to connection and collaboration among grad students and post-doctoral residents engaged in psychedelic research and psychotherapy.
Sub-anesthetic ketamine administration may be helpful for substance use disorders. Converging evi…