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Using Psilocybin in Therapy

Saturday 17th October 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
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Professor David Veale is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Visiting Professor in Cognitive Behavioural Therapies at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences, King’s College London.

Presentation subject

A short talk on psychedelics, especially psilocybin from magic mushrooms, assisted CBT used in a one-off supervised “trip”. Professor Veale will discuss the encouraging results in severe treatment resistant depression and seems to help people break out of their ruminations.

About the speaker

Professor David Veale leads a national outpatient and inpatient service for people with severe treatment refractory OCD and BDD at the Maudsley Hospital, London and the Priory Hospital North London. He was a member of the group revising the diagnostic guidelines for ICD11 for Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders for the World Health Organisation.

He was a member of the group that wrote the NICE guidelines on OCD and BDD in 2006 and chaired the NICE Evidence Update on OCD in 2013. He is an Honorary Fellow of the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, Fellow of the British Psychological Society and of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Professor David Veale
Professor David Veale

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This presentation took place at the online virtual OCD-UK conference on Saturday 17th October 2020. The webinar was hosted live via Zoom to a watching audience.

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