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Social Neuroscience and Psychotherapy Lab

Mission Statement

SNAP Lab aims to maximize the benefits of therapeutic alliance and psychotherapy through the adjunct use of social psychopharmacology, such as oxytocin, MDMA, and psilocybin.

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Lab staff

advisory council



Angela Carter
Kelly Dominici
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Shannon Smith
Stephanie Rodriguez
Jeff Osborne
Gina Gratza
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Rey Banks
James Dixon
Dan Friedrich
Mollie Pleet


Seble Adinew
Clinical Research Coordinator, The Stanford Brain Stimulation Lab & grad school applicant
Chloe Cattle
UCSF School of Medicine
Sarah Chan
UPenn School of Dental Medicine
Chavy Chiang
University of Rochester School of Medicine
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Alex Dai
MCAT instructor, The Princeton Review & grad school applicant
Dylan Earp
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
Iliana Hernandez
Post-bacc pre-med, UC, Berkeley
Helen Harrison
Pre-Medical Post-Bacc,
San Francisco State University
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Harleen Mangat
PhD candidate, Alliant's California School of Professional Psychology
Elaine Hsiang, MD
UCSF/SFGH Emergency Medicine Residency
Scott McKernan
PhD candidate, The New School Clinical Psychology Program
Delaney McKechnie
Salem Samson
MGH Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Anna Sheen
Rutgers New Jersey School of Medicine
Melanie Brown, MPH
Aryan Sarparast, MD
Asst Prof, OHSU Psychiatry Dept
Lydia Lutsyshyna
Naropa University, Somatic Counseling Program (MA)


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If you'd like to make a donation to the SNAP Lab, you can click on the "MAKE A GIFT' button here, enter your information, select 'OTHER AREA' under the Area of Giving drop-down menu, and manually enter

"Dr. Christopher Stauffer".

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