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Sara Gael, MA

Sara received her master’s degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology at Naropa University. She started working with MAPS in 2012, coordinating psychedelic harm reduction services at festivals and events worldwide with the Zendo Project. She began working as the Director of Harm Reduction in 2017 and continues to train individuals and organizations in principles of psychedelic peer support. Sara is a therapist for the MAPS clinical trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD in Boulder. She also maintains a private practice as a psychotherapist specializing in trauma, integration, non-ordinary states of consciousness, and Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy. She has spoken at conferences and events around the world. She serves on the board of directors at DanceSafe and as the Harm Reduction expert on the city of Denver Psilocybin policy review panel. Sara believes that developing a comprehensive understanding of psychedelic medicines through research and education is essential for the health and well-being of individuals, communities, and the planet.

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