Anthony P. Bossis, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine, where he and colleagues are conducting government approved clinical research with the hallucinogenic compound psilocybin. He is director of palliative care research, co-principal investigator, and a session guide for a study of the effects of a psilocybin-facilitated mystical experience on cancer patients.  He is also Project Director and session guide for the Religious Leader Psilocybin Study, which evaluates the effects of a psilocybin-facilitated mystical experience on religious leaders.  We spoke about his groundbreaking experiments and his interest in comparative religion, consciousness research, and the interface of psychology and spirituality. Learn more about Dr. Anthony Bossis here: https://www.nyu.edu/about/news-publications/news/2013/01/30/the-potential-of-psilocybin-to-alleviate-psychological-and-spiritual-distress-in-cancer-patients-is-revealed.html

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