Alexander Belser

Alexander Belser is a psychologist and psychedelic researcher at Yale University and New York University.


Alexander B. Belser is the co-investigator of two studies at Yale of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and for major depression. He also teaches graduate courses in psychotherapy theory and practice at New York University. Alex sees patients with trauma as a study therapist in a trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy as a treatment for PTSD.

Alex has published a dozen peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He received a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, a Master of Philosophy degree from Cambridge University, and later studied clinical psychology at Columbia University and NYU. Alex was a founding member of the psychedelic research team at NYU in 2006.


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