Director Training, Psychedelic Psychotherapy Facilitators

Working from home
Sep 23, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Cybin has an exciting opportunity for a Director Training, Psychedelic Psychotherapy Facilitators to join the growing team!

Aleading biotechnology company, Cybin is focused on and dedicated to progressingpsychedelic therapeutics by utilizing proprietary drug discovery platforms,innovative drug delivery systems, novel formulation approaches and treatmentregimens for psychiatric disorders. To learn moreabout Cybin, visit


The Director Training, Psychedelic Psychotherapy Facilitators reports directly to the Chief Clinical Officer and will lead in the creation of a large-scale training program in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy to support Cybins clinical trials and therapeutic approach. The Director is responsible for the design, development, and delivery of the EMBARK Training Program, a transdiagnostic psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy applicable to a range of indications including alcohol use disorder, major depressive disorder, and anxiety disorders. The Director provides strategic consulting on new psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy clinical trials, and appropriate training and supervision guidelines. EMBARK is an integrative approach comprising six therapeutic domains: Existential & Spiritual, Mindfulness, Body Aware, Affective-Cognitive, Relational, and Keeping Momentum. The training program is being developed to ensure trauma-informed, culturally competent, and ethical care. This role requires interaction with a range of internal and external stakeholders. Key internal stakeholders include the EMBARK Training Team, the Clinical Operations Team, and the Research and Development Team. External stakeholders include program faculty, clinical supervisors, research units, psychotherapists and facilitators. This is a remote work position. We understand that applicants may have other teaching or private practice commitments. Cybin is willing to structure this as a half-time position to accommodate qualified candidates.

  • Driving the strategic development of the EMBARK Training and Supervision Program with the Chief Clinical Officer. This includes, but is not limited to, design and development of the program and training modules, selection of trainers, supervisors, and consultants, budget, assessment of program performance and continual development.
  • Clinical consulting to review psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy clinical trial protocols, and to develop quality training and supervision guidelines for psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy facilitators according to the needs of each studys indication
  • Overseeing hiring, training and supervision of staff, faculty, and clinical supervisors
  • Lead training design and delivery. Provide support and guidance to trainees, trainers, supervisors, and consultants when necessary
  • Lead development of a quality clinical supervision program
  • Consult on psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy facilitator qualifications and competencies. Serve on admissions committee to review trainee applicants for consideration
  • Consult on curriculum development process, supporting core and guest faculty members to develop cohesive, experiential curriculum
  • Analyze feedback from students and faculty for continuous program improvement and strategic growth
  • Ensure program standardization and collaborate with the Regulatory and Clinical Operations Teams to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Contribute to growing of a community of practice and mentorship of EMBARK psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy facilitators, supervisors, and faculty members
  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or MD Psychiatrist preferred
  • Core profession in mental health required
  • Experience working with patients in altered states of consciousness or with psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy is preferred but not required
  • Training in evidence-based psychological therapy approaches (e.g., CBT, DBT, ACT, MBCT) preferred but not required
  • Experience in therapist/provider training, supervision, and/or mentorship
  • Experience in delivering training and supervision programs
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams and independently
  • Ability to work in and contribute to an entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to travel globally, as needed

Cybin Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or parental status, veteran status, neurodiversity status, medical status, disability status or any other basis protected by applicable law. We are proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require an accommodation, please contact us at and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.