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Dr. Zelfand's Official Bio (Full)

Dr. Erica Zelfand is the executive director of Right to Heal, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering people around psychedelic healing and other life-saving techniques that conventional medicine has ignored.

Dr. Zelfand’s training and skill set span the spectrum of both conventional and natural approaches. She treats people of all ages and stages of life, from newborns to those approaching the end of life. Areas of focus within her family practice include: autoimmunity, endocrinology, and integrative mental health. She is deeply committed to patient-centered, root-cause-oriented, nature-honoring approaches to healing.

Dr. Zelfand is also a facilitator of therapeutic psycho-spiritual experiences, and regularly lectures on psychedelic science at medical institutions worldwide. She also trains practitioners in person and online, and is listed in the Portland Business Journal as a psilocybin trailblazer.

Dr. Zelfand loves sharing her knowledge, her reverence for nature, and her zesty sense of humor with her colleagues, her patients and clients, and audiences of all sizes worldwide. She is also a fan of dark chocolate and group hugs. To learn more and connect, please visit www.DrZelfand.com.

Dr. Zelfand's Official Bio (Short)

Dr. Erica Zelfand specializes in integrative mental health. In addition to treating patients of all ages in her medical practice, she is a psychedelic therapist and ketamine provider. She is also a lead educator in the country’s first licensed psilocybin facilitator school (InnerTrek.org), a mentor, and an acclaimed international speaker. Her work focuses on bridging the gaps between mind, body, and spirit, and interfacing conventional and alternative modalities. Dr. Zelfand is the excutive director of Right to Heal (RightToHeal.com), a nonprofit organization committed to empowering individuals in reclaiming their health.

To learn more, please visit DrZelfand.com, or @DrZelfand. 

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As Seen On

Podcast & Radio Episodes

This Medicine isn't for Everyone.

Mi Yuyabo Podcast

How do you heal after a traumatic psychedlic experience when everyone insists there’s “no such things as a bad trip”? 


Better Than Vitamins: Psychedelics for the Soul

Third Wave Podcast

Dr. Zelfand and Paul Austin discuss the new medical paradigm and where entheogens fit in.


Newspaper & Magazine Interviews

Can microdosing psychedelics boost mental health? Here’s what the evidence suggests.

National Geographic

Meet 9 Psilocybin Trailblazers

Portland Business Journal


MTHFR: A Genetic Mutation to Watch

Dr. Zelfand explains a complicated genetic concept in simple terms.

3 Types of Hypogonadism (Low Testosterone)


Big NoKnow’s YouTube Channel


Spirit plus science: proposed mechanisms of psychedelic science

Portland Psychedelic Society annual live conference


Combining SSRIs with Psilocybin

Psychedelic.Support Speaker Series


Medical Journal Articles

Literature Review: Vitamin C, Pain, and Opioid Use Disorder

Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal

PMID: 33132774

Ketamine for Depression and Mood Disorders

Townsend Letter: The Examiner of Alternative Medicine


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