Anthony Bossis, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor- Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
Dr. Bossis is a clinical psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. He is Director of Palliative Care Research, Co-Principal Investigator, and a session guide for the NYU Psilocybin Cancer Anxiety Project, a FDA-approved clinical trial investigating the efficacy of a psilocybin-generated mystical experience upon existential and psycho-spiritual distress in persons with cancer. He is also Lead Investigator and primary session guide for the NYU Psilocybin Religious Leaders Project, a FDA-approved clinical trial evaluating the effects of a psilocybin-generated mystical experience upon religious leaders. Dr. Bossis is the co-founder and former Co-Director of the Palliative Care Service, former Co-Director of the Pain Management Center, and a clinical supervisor of psychotherapy at Bellevue Hospital.
Dr. Bossis is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care, and on the faculty of the Art of Dying Institute in NYC. He has a long-standing interest in comparative religion, consciousness research, and the interface of psychology and spirituality. Dr. Bossis writes and lectures on chronic pain, psycho-spiritual and existential themes in end-of-life and palliative care and on the reemergence of FDA approved research with psilocybin and related psychedelic compounds. He maintains a private consulting and psychotherapy practice in NYC.
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