Cody has over 15 years’ experience as a social worker and researcher in the field of addictions and mental health. He addresses issues such as addiction, trauma, depression, anxiety, relationships, grief and loss, and personal growth. Cody has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Social Work degree from University of British Columbia.
Cody is also a graduate of the California Institute of Integral Studies Psychedelic-assisted Psychotherapy and Research certificate program and has additional training in mdma- and ketamine-assisted therapy.
Cody is the Lead of Psychedelic Programs and Numinus where he provides ketamine-assisted therapy and is contributing to the development of a variety of clinical and research programs. He has also served as a therapist on a study using MDMA-assisted psychotherapy to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.
Cody’s therapeutic orientations include relational somatic therapy, compassionate inquiry, mindfulness based counseling, and motivational interviewing. Cody is passionate about providing preparation and integration support for people working with plant medicines and psychedelics. Cody draws from his academic training, professional experiences, psychedelic research, and his own medicine work and contemplation practices to inform his work.