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The Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Research Project study team is pleased to report that enrollment for this study has now been completed.
We are optimistic about initiating a follow-up study in cancer patients in 2016.

ABOUT US

William (Bill) A. Richards, Ph.D.

Psychologist, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


Education:
  • Albion College, Albion, MI, Psychology & Philosophy (Honors), B.A. 1962.
  • Yale University, New Haven CT, Religion: Teaching & Research, M. Div. 1965.
  • Georg-August University, G√∂ttingen Germany, Psychiatry & Religion, 1963-1964.
  • Andover-Newton Theological School, Newton Centre MA, Psychology, STM, 1966.
  • Brandeis University, Waltham MA, Psychology, 1966-1967.
  • Catholic University, Washington DC, Education: Counseling, Ph.D., 1975.
Areas of Specialization:
  • Clinical Psychology
  • The Psychology of Religion
  • Hallucinogens
Academic Positions:
  • Psychotherapist, Friends Medical Science Research Center, Baltimore MD, 1967-1969.
  • Research Fellow, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Baltimore MD 1970-1977.
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Antioch University/Maryland, 1977-1981.
  • Senior Fellow, Council on Spiritual Practices, San Francisco CA, 1995-present.
  • Psychologist, Dept. of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2005-present.
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