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CJ Healy, MA

CJ Healy, MA is a fourth-year student in the Clinical Psychology PhD program at the New School for Social Research. They are a member of the Trauma and Affective Psychophysiology Lab under the mentorship of Wendy D’Andrea, PhD. Their research focuses on elaborating the psychological, behavioral, and physiological mechanisms of therapeutic action of psychedelics when used in naturalistic or clinical settings, particularly with respect to their potential utility in the treatment of developmental trauma. They draw on the theoretical frameworks of contemporary psychoanalysis and interpersonal neurobiology in order to approach an integrative understanding of symptom reduction and character change associated with psychedelic experiences. They are also a member of the Trainee Editorial Board of Psychedelic Medicine under co-editors-in-chief Peter Hendricks, PhD and Charles Nichols, PhD and the student coordinator of the Sándor Ferenczi Center under co-directors Adrienne Harris, PhD and Miriam Steele, PhD.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: CJ Healy has employment relationships with The New School for Social Research and The Sándor Ferenczi Center. They receive a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. they have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: CJ Healy is a member of the American Psychological Association and American Psychoanalytic Association.