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Evan Sola

Clinical Research Therapist

Evan Sola, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist practicing in Oakland, CA, where he offers intensive depth psychotherapy, occasionally facilitated by ketamine. He is passionate about creating a bridge between psychedelics and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. He is a contributing author on the MAPS MDMA-assisted therapy treatment manual for PTSD, and served as a therapist in MDMA clinical trials for PTSD at UCSF and Polaris Insight Center, as well as anxiety associated with life-threatening illness in Marin. 
Evan serves as a supervisor and educator for several psychedelic therapy organizations in the Bay Area. His dissertation involved coding themes of transformation in combat veterans during daylong psychedelic therapy sessions, and he will serve as a supervisor in several upcoming VA studies using MDMA-assisted therapy to treat PTSD. 
Dr. Sola gained his PsyD from the California Institute of Integral Studies, clinical psychology program, where he was awarded the Kranzke scholarship for psychedelic research. Before becoming a therapist, Evan had a career as a division 1 collegiate wrestling coach at The Citadel military college in Charleston, South Carolina.