Kelley O’Donnell, MD, PhD

Dr. Kelley O’Donnell is a board-certified psychiatrist and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine, where she is the Director of Clinical Training at the NYU Langone Center for Psychedelic Medicine. She earned her BA in the Great Books program at St. John’s College in Annapolis, and her MD and PhD (Neuroscience) degrees at UCLA, before completing her psychiatry residency at NYU, where she has been involved in psychedelic research since 2015. Dr. O’Donnell has advanced training and extensive experience working with psilocybin, MDMA, and ketamine. In addition to her work as a psychedelic therapist, clinical supervisor, and co-investigator on a number of clinical trials at the Center, she is involved in psychedelic curriculum development initiatives; she also teaches extensively on topics related to psychedelic medicine and integrative psychotherapy, and directs the NYU-based CME course, Psychedelic Medicine, with Dr. Stephen Ross. Outside NYU, Dr. O’Donnell is an Educator and Associate Supervisor with MAPS-Public Benefit Corporation, and she is on the faculty of the psychedelic therapist training programs at the Polaris Insight Center and the Integrative Psychiatry Institute. She maintains a private practice in Manhattan.