Feb 25, 2016 • 58M

Dr. Michael and Annie Mithoefer on MDMA for PTSD

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Richard L. Miller
Dr. Richard Louis Miller is an American Clinical Psychologist, Founder of Wilbur Hot Springs Health Sanctuary, and broadcaster who hosts the Mind Body Health & Politics talk radio program from Mendocino County, California. Dr. Miller was also Founder and chief clinician of the nationally acclaimed, pioneering, Cokenders Alcohol and Drug Program. Dr. Miller’s new book, Psychedelic Medicine, is based on his interviews with the most acclaimed experts on the topic. Mind Body Health & Politics radio broadcast is known for its wide ranging discussions on political issues and health. The program’s format includes guest interviews with prominent national authorities, scientists, best-selling authors, and listener call-ins. The programs offer a forum and soundboard for listeners to interact with the show and its guests. We invite you to listen to the latest broadcasts below or visit our many archived programs. We’d love to hear from you on political and health issues!
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Michael Mithoefer spent a decade of his early career as a board certified emergency medical physician. He is certified in internal medicine and in 1991 he became certified in psychiatry. He and Annie Mithoefer have a private practice of psychiatry in clinical research in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. On November 2nd, 2001, Michael and Annie obtained FDA approval to run a clinical trial in the United States giving MDMA in combination with psychotherapy to treat chronic treatment resistant, post-traumatic stress disorder. The first experimental session of his Phase II clinical trial happened in April of 2004. This is a historic, groundbreaking study.