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Kate Cotter

Co-Founder, Executive Director


Kate Cotter is a semi-retired professional singer-songwriter and life-long creative. She has been researching psychedelic medicines for over 15 years and is passionate about their healing potential for treating conditions such as trauma, addiction, depression and anxiety, in addition to offering profound opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Kate believes that revising drug policy on the issue of psychedelics is a crucial step in bringing much-needed healing to our communities, as well as a critical matter of criminal justice reform. She also serves as Executive Director of Sierra Psychedelic Society, a501(c)3, nonprofit dedicated to providing education, building community and promoting risk management around psychedelic medicines. 


Kate’s passion for psychedelic therapy dovetails with her studies in depth psychology, Jungian theory, neuroscience, mindfulness and meditation. She is a certified yoga instructor, a trained flow state coach, and holds degrees in Religion and French. Kate has completed a 20 hour course in the neuroscience of psychedelics, and Psychedelics Today's 12-Month Vital Psychedelic Training Program in Psychedelic Therapies and Integration.

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