Mary Cosimano, M.S.W.

Mary Cosimano, M.S.W., has served as study guide and research coordinator for the Johns Hopkins psilocybin studies for the past decade. Ms. Cosimano earned her Masters of Social Work from West Virginia University. She worked as a clinician teaching individual and group meditation to breast cancer patients in research at Johns Hopkins, as a behavior modification counselor for weight loss, and has 15 years of experience with direct patient care as a hospice volunteer. Ms. Cosimano has been extensively involved in all five psilocybin studies, as well as Salvia Divinorum and dextromethorphan studies conducted at Johns Hopkins. She will present case descriptions from several of the psilocybin study volunteers’ sessions, including difficult as well as transcendent experiences.