Ben Sessa, M.D., B.Sc., M.R.C. Psych

Ben Sessa, M.D., B.Sc., M.R.C. Psych., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist working in the South West of England. Dr. Sessa developed a lifelong interest in psychedelics as a youth and has spent the last several years working to present his skeptical peers in psychiatry with a straight-laced, objective and unbiased point of view on the history and potential of these contentious and fascinating substances. Since publishing an article in the British Journal of Psychiatry in 2005, he has had ten peer-reviewed articles in medical journals, and presented at medical conferences through- out the UK and Europe, chairing two symposiums at the Royal College of Psychiatry, offering consultation to the British Government on MDMA and contributing to numerous media articles in the British press on psychedelics.