Graham Woodward is a highly experienced health professional who has worked within the healthcare sector for over two decades, in the NHS, private and voluntary sectors as well as in the pharmaceutical industry. Graham is a knowledgeable and highly motivated professional whose career has encompassed providing hands-on patient care through to delivering medical directorship and leading large organisations and teams through major development and restructure. He is committed to providing the highest standard of care for patients. Graham is a qualified psychiatric nurse and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.
Dr Oscar D’Agnone, MD, MRCPsych is a consultant psychiatrist with over 30 years of experience working in mental health and addictions. Until December 2018 he was Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, Institute of Brain Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester. Dr D’Agnone is author of many papers and books on addictions, and is published widely in the professional medical press. Dr D’Agnone is the medical director of The OAD Clinic, London, specialising in treating mental health problems, alcohol, addictions and opioid analgesic dependence.
MBChB FRCA FFPMRCA PGCert
Dr Sunil Arora is a consultant in pain medicine, with extensive experience in managing patients with acute, chronic and cancer-related pain. Dr Arora is able to treat patients suffering from various types of short term and persistent pain, including the knee, back, neck, elbow and shoulder pain, as well as abdominal pain and complex regional pain syndrome. Dr Arora is committed to providing excellent care to his patients using a holistic, patient-centred approach to ensure the best management plan.
MBBS (MD) BSc MRCPsych
Ben is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist with 15 years experience in the field of psychedelic research. He trained at UCL medical school, graduating in 1997. He is interested in the developmental trajectory from child maltreatment to adult mental health disorders. Dr Sessa is an MAPS and Compass approved MDMA and psilocybin psychotherapist. He is a senior research fellow at Bristol and Imperial College London Universities, where he is conducting the UK’s first clinical study with MDMA-assisted therapy for the treatment of alcoholism. He is also lead therapist on Bristol-based study investigating the role for psilocybin therapy for depression. In the last ten years he has worked on several UK-based human pharmacology trials as study doctor or as a healthy subject administering and receiving test doses of LSD, DMT, psilocybin, MDMA and ketamine. He is the author of dozens of peer-reviewed articles in the medical press and has written two books exploring psychedelic medicine; The Psychedelic Renaissance (2012 / 2017) and To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic (2015). He is a co-founder and director of the UK’s Breaking Convention conference.
Clinical Operations Manager
Emma Donoghue is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years experience in a variety of care settings. Emma has worked within the NHS and independent sectors holding both clinical and business management roles; these include community assessment and treatment services, walk in centres, substance misuse, young adults with physical disabilities, elderly care and secure health facilities. Emma has contributed to the development of various national policy and standards documents, is trained in incident management and serious and untoward incident investigation. Emma is committed to providing safe, high quality patient centred care.