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December 5, 2023

Unveiling the Benefits of Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy

by PNI Experts

Explore the transformative benefits of ketamine therapy in treating treatment-resistant depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD, chronic pain, and addiction. Learn how Pacific Neuroscience Institute's expert team harnesses the potential of ketamine to offer hope and relief.

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Mental Health
September 26, 2023

Why Demi Lovato Was ‘Relieved’ After Being Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder

by Guest Author

Discover Demi Lovato's journey with bipolar disorder, with expert insight from David Merrill, MD, PhD, director of the Pacific Brain Health Center. Learn why celebrities like her sharing their mental health challenges is essential to destigmatize conditions and encourage seeking help. Explore the importance of proper diagnosis and treatment for mental health conditions. Join the conversation about breaking the stigma surrounding mental health.

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September 22, 2023

Nature-Themed Psychedelic Therapy for Alcohol Addiction: Promising Findings Using Renowned Filmmaker’s Videos

by Guest Author

Immersive nature videos may enhance psychedelic-assisted therapy for alcohol addiction, according to research by Pacific Neuroscience Institute and renowned filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg.

Pacific TRIP Center of Excellence
August 7, 2023

Embracing the Psychedelic Renaissance: Pacific Neuroscience Institute Unveils New Center of Excellence

by PNI Experts

We are excited to announce the expansion of our psychedelics program into a new center of excellence: The Pacific Treatment & Research in Psychedelics (TRIP). As a leader in psychedelic research, Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) continues to pioneer innovative mental health solutions.

July 6, 2023

UFC Fighter’s Brain Injury Successfully Treated with Psychedelic Therapy

by Brianna Rauchman

Discover the transformative power of psychedelics for treating traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and mental health conditions. Witness former UFC fighter Ian McCall's inspiring recovery using psilocybin mushrooms. Join the conversation on revolutionizing mental health treatment with Daniel F. Kelly, MD, CEO of Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) and board-certified neurosurgeon.

June 21, 2023

Magic Mushrooms: Pushing Frontiers in Mental Health Dr. Keith Heinzerling & Dr. Daniel Kelly On “Your Daily Dose with Kym Douglas”

by Anthony Effinger

This episode comes from the Saint John’s Health Center Foundation’s podcast, Your Daily Dose with Kym Douglas. Pacific Neuroscience Institute experts, Dr. Keith Heinzerling and Dr. Daniel Kelly discuss the Treatment & Research in Psychedelics (TRIP) program at PNI. Dr. Heinzerling, an addiction medicine specialist and TRIP director, and Dr. Kelly, director and one of the four founders of PNI describe how psychedelic-assisted therapy with compounds such as psilocybin from “magic mushrooms” in clinical trials can help treat conditions such as alcohol use disorder, anxiety, and depression. Listen to this episode to learn how these doctors envision psychedelic-assisted therapy transforming the current model of mental health care.

39. A Life-Changing Clinical Trial with Psychedelics | Vikki's Grateful Patient Story
April 19, 2023

A Life-Changing Clinical Trial with Psychedelics | Vikki’s Grateful Patient Story

by Anthony Effinger

Vikki was walking her dog and listening to NPR in Santa Monica one day, when she heard an advertisement for an unusual medical trial. Pacific Neuroscience Institute was studying whether psilocybin, the active compound in magic mushrooms, could help alcoholics kick their habit.

January 1, 2023

PNI Founders’ Message 2023

by Daniel F. Kelly

At Pacific Neuroscience Institute® (PNI) we achieved many milestones in 2022 and continue to make positive impacts in neuroscience clinical care, research, and education.

September 6, 2022

What is Ketamine Therapy?

by Keith Heinzerling

Ketamine therapy is used to treat of depression, anxiety, PTSD, end-of-life distress, chronic pain, drug/alcohol problems, and more. Learn how it works.

August 23, 2022

31. Helping Patients and Advancing Science With a Psilocybin Trial | Karina Sergi, MS, MFT

by Anthony Effinger

In this episode we chat with Karina Sergi, a licensed therapist, trained the old-fashioned way, who has been exploring a new tool proven to help people who are struggling with persistent depression, addiction, and post-traumatic stress disorder: magic mushrooms.

Last updated: August 29th, 2022