Zahira CohenClinical Psychologist
I am a clinical psychologist, PhD, interested in supporting people to make sense and use of their experiences in expanded states. I am also a researcher in women’s mental health, looking into links between female biology/psychology and psychedelic states.
My professional training includes psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioural approaches and experiential body-mind psychotherapy in Buddhistic philosophy orientation. I am currently completing the MDMA Therapy Training Program by MAPS. These trainings have given me an integrative, holistic and humanistic understanding of therapy. Over the years, I have gained rich experience in working with life crises, transitions and changes, trauma, mental health difficulties and expanded states. Psychedelics have the potential to offer us a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world and to show us how to lead a meaningful life; Our work together will be supported by creating a safe, compassionate, collaborative and trusting relationship between us.
I offer preparation and integration sessions online in Hebrew and English. In some cases, I can offer short-term in-person sessions in Cambridge.
Current Relevant Work: Clinical research fellow at Imperial College London: Guide therapist – psilocybin for fibromyalgia; Research of women’s mental health in relation to psychedelics; Research in psilocybin clinical trials in Israel