Phil Wolfson

Philip Wolfson, MD, is an American psychiatrist and psychotherapist known for his work with MDMA- and ketamine-assisted psychotherapy. He is also a founding member of the Heffter Research Institute and is involved in the development of secular Buddhism.


The Varieties of Ketamine Experience - Phil Wolfson

The Varieties of Ketamine Experience Phil Wolfson, MD Abstract: Unprecedented recent interest has arisen in the dissociative anesthetic drug ketamine as a novel antidepressant presumably acting through synaptogenesis, NMDA antagonism, and glutamate pathways.

The Ketamine Papers

The Ketamine Papers opens the door to a broad understanding of this medicine’s growing use in psychiatry and its decades of history providing transformative personal experiences.

Noe: A Father-Son Song of Love, Life, Illness, and Death

Written with clarity and grace, this memoir of an adolescent boy’s four-year struggle with leukemia, his death at sixteen, and the aftermath, is presented from three perspectives: the recollections of the father, Phil Wolfson, MD; his son Noe's story, told through Noe's chemotherapy journal; and a...


Phil Wolfson & Julane Andries: MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for Anxiety in Life-Threatening Illness

Phil Wolfson, MD, and Julane Andries, MFT MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for Anxiety in Life-Threatening Illness

Healing the World Through Consciousness Exploration

This is in fact the foundational assumption behind our notion of universal human rights: we are all conscious, and thus we all have needs and we all suffer.


Horizons 2017: Philip E. Wolfson, MD "Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy and the Ketamine Opportunity"

SYNOPSIS: Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy is a breakthrough modality for the experiential treatment of many humans and many emotional, spiritual and community difficulties.


Psychedelic Psychotherapy for the Trauma of Life-Threatening Illnesses with Dr Phil Wolfson

Dr. Phil Wolfson explores psychedelic psychotherapy for illness-related trauma. Recognizing the too-often traumatic impact of life-threatening illness on emotions, spirit, and community is a worldwide obligation.


Ketamine and Telepsychiatry: David Rabin and Phil Wolfson


Energy Body, Psychedelics, Spirituality, Buddhism - Philip Wolfson

Phil Wolfson is a Buddhist practitioner, psychotherapist, interested in Psychedelics & Spirituality.

Was the Buddha an Atheist?

Preeminent Buddhist thinkers—Badiner, Kornfield, Batchelor, and Thurman—weigh in.