Scott Fisher, MD
- Lead Facilitator
- Trainer & Clinical Program Manager
A former college basketball team captain, Joseph Scott Fisher graduated with a BA in Economics from The University of Chicago in 2004 and worked for a year in options trading at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange before matriculating at and subsequently graduating from The Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in 2009. His General Psychiatry Residency training was also done at Northwestern University before he completed his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. He has developed expertise in the treatment of depression, anxiety, bipolar, and attention deficit disorders in his private practice located in South Florida.
In 2018, he completed the Certificate in Psychedelic Therapy and Research at the California Institute of Integral Studies, which included training in MDMA, psilocybin, LSD, and ketamine assisted treatments. He takes an interest in research into psilocybin-facilitated and MDMA-facilitated psychotherapy as novel tools for treating depressive, anxiety, trauma-related, and eating disorders. He is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
He is an integral member of Segal Trials Center for Psychedelic and Cannabis Research, Dr. Fisher serves as a Lead Facilitator for the center’s psychedelic studies. He currently serves as a scientific and psychiatric advisor on advisory boards, providing advice on integration and application of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.
Dr. Fisher is an integral member of Segal Trials Center for Psychedelic and Cannabis Research, Dr. Fisher serves as a Lead Facilitator for centers’ Psychedelic studies. Dr. Fisher is one of only few licensed psychiatrists in the country with advanced certification in Psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy from California Institute of Integral Studies, the only accredited institution of higher learning in this field. Dr. Fisher currently serves as a scientific and psychiatric advisor on multiple advisory boards providing advice on integration and application of Psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.
In his free time, Dr. Fisher enjoys spending time with his family, friends and dog, exploring nature, listening and playing music, cooking, traveling, and meeting new people.