Adele Catherine Lafrance

Adele Lafrance, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, research scientist, and author. A frequent speaker at professional conferences, Adele has published extensively in the field of emotion and health, including a clinical manual and training video published by the American Psychological Association. She is a leader in the research and practice of psychedelic medicine, with a focus on ayahuasca, MDMA, and psilocybin. Currently, Adele is the clinical investigator and strategy lead for the MAPS-sponsored MDMA-assisted psychotherapy study for eating disorders and a collaborator on the Imperial College study for psilocybin and anorexia nervosa. She is also co-developer of Emotion-Focused Ketamine-assisted Psychotherapy. Adele has a particular interest in mechanisms and models of healing, including spirituality, emotion processing, and the application of psychedelic medicine in the context of couples and family therapy.