Brian D. Richards, PsyD, completed a master’s degree in Existential-Phenomenological Psychology at Duquesne University, a PsyD at the University of Denver School for Professional Psychology, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, where he contributed to some of the original research administering psilocybin with cancer patients and healthy normal adults.  Dr. Richards was formerly a Clinical Director with MedOptions, the largest behavioral health provider in the United States.  He also provides Advanced Screenings at Oasis, an acute outpatient center in Maryland, and cares for patients with a cancer diagnosis at Maryland oncology Hematology, The Aquilino Cancer Center.  Dr. Richards was a Lead Trainer and Mentor for Compass Pathways (a UK-based Life Sciences Company), and he also mentors students at the California Institute for Integral Studies, the leading Psychedelic Medicine Certificate Program worldwide.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Brian Richards has employment relationships with the Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research, Maryland Oncology Hematology, Sunstone Medical, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Oasis the Center for Mental Health. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Brian Richards has no relevant non-financial relationships.