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First Name

Michael

Last Name

DeMarco

Position | Company

Psychedelic Institute of Mental Health and Family Therapy

Nickname

Psyche

About

Psychotherapist and clinical supervisor, trained in REBT/CBT, have specialized in sex therapy and relational work for 19 years in private practice in New York, I am now adding psychedelic assisted psychotherapy to my practice and founding a collective centering queer and bipoc clients/clinicians in a new group practice model in Palm Springs. I am an LMFT in CA, NY and VT, and an LMHC in NY. My PhD is in Clinical Sexology, and I am an AASECT-certified sex therapist and continuing education provider. More about me at https://psyche.institute/drdemarco

Experience

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT): #129353 Upcoming: December 2021: Ketamine-assisted Therapy Training Retreat (Satori Health and Wellness), and capstone experiential (float tank, iv-administered ketamine), and group lozenge-administered ketamine training experiential In Progress: MDMA Assisted Psychotherapy at MAPS – The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a non-profit research and educational organization working as a clinical trial sponsor to obtain approval for the prescription use of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) as an adjunct to psychotherapy in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) In Progress: An Integrative Approach to Psychedelic Therapies and Sacred Plant Medicine with Joe Tafur, MD November 2021- Foundations of Psychedelic Therapies (SoundMind) March 2020- New Jersey LPC *Emergency COVID19 Temp License 2017 – American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) – Certified Sex Therapist 2017- Louisiana State Licensed Professional Counselor (Inactive) 2016 – Albert Ellis Institute – Primary Certificate- Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 2011- Vermont State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #100.0073062 2011- Vermont State Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (Inactive) 2009-2010- New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA)- New York City Chapter President 2009-2010- New York Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (NYAMFT)- Member At Large (State Division Level) – now part of AAMFT 2009-10- Staten Island LGBT Community Center- Director of Mental Health Services (1 year grant) 2008-09- Community Healthcare Network- Mental Health Therapist – Bronx Transgender Program (1 year grant) 2006 American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists- Clinical Fellow #97642 2006- Missouri State Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) License # 2006022129  (Inactive) 2006-2008 National Health Service Corps grant recipient and site 2006- New York State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) License # 136 2006- New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) License # 2337 2006- National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) – National Certified Counselor (NCC) 2003-2006- Clinical Supervision with Dr. Elena Lesser-Bruun, LMFT 2003- World Professional Association for Transgender Health (Formerly HBIGDA)- Clinical Member 2003- American Board of Sexology (ABS)  Board Certified Clinical Sexologist- # 2657

Qualification

MSW, MFT, LCSW, LPC, MFCC