2017 10 04 Use of Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy to treat Patients with Existential Distress Associated with a Cancer Diagnosis PSYCHIATRY CONFERENCE

Richmond, CA US
October 4, 2017

Title: Use of Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy to treat Patients with Existential Distress Associated with a Cancer Diagnosis 

Gabrielle Agin-Liebes, MA; Dept of Psychiatry, 

Richmond Psychiatry Department


Resources: See PowerPoint Presentation Slides


Statement of Disclosure:

The Kaiser Permanente East Bay Richmond Medical Center has determined that the speakers and the planning committee for this program do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this program.  Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand name products.

East Bay Area - Richmond is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

East Bay Area - Richmond designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM.. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses may report 1 hour of credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.


Target Audience

Psychiatry Department staff, Specialist and other interested clinicians are invited to attend within their scope of practice where applicable.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize history of clinical trials utilizing classic hallucinogens with individuals suffering from anxiety stemming from terminal illness.
  2. Describe study design and methodology of recently published randomized double-blind controlled studies of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy in patients with life-threatening cancer.
  3. Discuss prevailing theories regarding therapeutic mechanisms of action and phenomenological characteristics of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy.

Additional Information

Richmond Medical Center
Conference room: 
MOB 2, Elevator 2, Third Floor, Psychiatry Department
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/04/2017 - 12:30pm PDT
Event ends: 
10/04/2017 - 1:30pm PDT
Richmond Medical Center
901 Nevin Avenue
MOB 2, Elevator 2, Third Fl., Hallway 317, Rm. 1-3
Richmond, CA 94801
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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