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Psychedelics for PTSD and Trauma with Dr. Ben Sessa

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

ATMA Presents a Live Q&A with Dr. Ben Sessa: Exploring PTSD and Trauma Treatment through Ketamine and MDMA-Assisted Therapy

We are proud to welcome Dr. Ben Sessa as the newest instructor in our Advanced PAT Certification Program. In this live Q&A session, he will be discussing the different applications for MDMA Assisted Therapy and Ketamine Assisted Therapy.

This is a BONUS Q&A call for our current Advanced Students and we are opening up the invite to alumni and those curious about our programs. 


About Dr. Ben Sessa

For over 15 years Dr Ben Sessa has been at the forefront of psychedelic and cannabis research and clinical medicine in the UK through his affiliations with Imperial College London. Ben qualified as a medical doctor from UCL in 1997 and went on to specialise in psychiatry. For 25 years he has worked as a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist with young people and adult patients in the field of addictions and trauma-related psychiatry.

One of the first doctors to develop the field of contemporary psychedelic research in the UK, he was the former co-founder, former CEO, and subsequently the former Head of Psychedelic Medicine at Awakn Life Sciences, a Bio-Tech company carrying out psychedelic research into addictions. Awakn opened four clinical centres in the U.K. and Europe, providing psychedelic psychotherapy with ketamine, for a wide range of psychiatric indications, as well as an extensive R&D psychedelic research program.

Ben is a trained MDMA, ketamine and psilocybin therapist. He has led research into MDMA-assisted therapy for Alcohol Use Disorder and is published widely in the academic and medical press.

Ben is the co-founder and past president of the Breaking Convention conference. He is the author of The Psychedelic Renaissance (2012/2017), the novel ‘To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic’ (2015) and Altered States (2021). Ben lives and works in Bristol, UK.

Website: www.drsessa.com


A recording will be provided to those who register.



November 22
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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