Dr. Scott Fisher

Lead Facilitator, Segal Trials

A former college basketball team captain, Joseph Scott Fisher graduated with a BA in Economics from The University of Chicago in 2004 and worked for a year in options trading before matriculating at and graduating from The Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in 2009. His General Psychiatry Residency training was also done at Northwestern University before he completed his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. He has developed expertise in the treatment of mood, anxiety, bipolar, and attention deficit disorders in his private practice located in Coral Springs and Boca Raton, Florida.

In 2018, he completed the Certificate in Psychedelic Therapy and Research at the California Institute of Integral Studies. He takes an interest in research into psilocybin-facilitated and MDMA-facilitated psychotherapy as novel tools for treating depressive, anxiety, trauma-related, and eating disorders. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Florida Psychiatric Society, and the Association for Transpersonal Psychology. He is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    11:00 - 11:55

    Day 1 Hofmann Hall (Sat)

    Psychedelic Research Renaissance

    Clinical Trials Hope to Understand Power of Psychedelics to Treat Mental Illness