MAPS MDMA Therapy Training Program

The MAPS MDMA Therapy Training Program is a clinical training program that facilitates learning in the theory, skills, and practice of MDMA-assisted therapy. The theoretical approach is based on a philosophy that every person has within them an intrinsic wisdom and ability to heal, and that this inner healing wisdom blossoms naturally in an environment of safety and support.

2022 Training Formats

Blended Format (Online & In-Person)

Tuition: $5,000 + additional fees for lodging, meals, and meeting space

Program Includes:

  • One five and a half day in-person retreat with lead trainers (40 hours)
  • Coursework, reading, and activities to complete before and after the retreat (60 hours)
Blended Format (Online & In-Person) Cohorts:
  • COHORT FULL: Sept 12 – 18, Stony Point Center (New York)
    • Online Course starts in August
  • COHORT FULL: Sept 25 – Oct 1, Drala Mountain Center (Colorado)
    • Online Course starts in August
  • COHORT FULL: Oct 9 – 14, Omega Institute (New York)
    • Online Course starts in September

Time Commitment

The MDMA Therapy Training Program is a clinical training program that provides an opportunity for clinicians and counselors to reach competency in the practice of MDMA-assisted therapy. With a focus on clinical skills building, practice, and development, trainees can expect to be engaged in the coursework before, during, and after retreats and small groups.

Time commitment for trainees: 100 hours plus experiential elective

  • Attending retreats, presentations, and small groups (making up 40 hours of the program)
  • Completing assigned coursework (60 hours)
  • Trainees should commit an average of 6-8 hours a week towards the program
    • Retreat weeks will require more than other weeks
  • Attendance is required for every retreat and Small Group meeting
  • Coursework is required to satisfy graduation requirements
  • Experiential elective may be satisfied through 10-hour Breathwork Workshop or by applying credit from an approved external elective

Trainees are assessed on their participation in the course and demonstration of competencies. Assessments are made in the spirit of authentic learning, where practice is emphasized and constructive feedback and resources are provided to support trainees in reaching competence.

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San Jose, CA 95117

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MAPS PBC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). MAPS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational organization.

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