Brooke Stott, MSW, LCSW (she/her) is the Program Manager of the Columbia School of Social Work’s Psychedelic Therapy Training Program. She is a practicing therapist, primarily focusing on trauma, attachment and shame. In addition to her role as psychotherapist, Brooke was previously a founding Project Manager and Community Partnerships Lead at Transhealth, an integrated healthcare center serving transgender & gender-diverse community members. Prior to that, Brooke was a Project Coordinator for the Pioneer Valley TransECHO, which trained over a hundred healthcare providers and staff on gender-affirming care practices, and on Plan and Act for Transgender Health (PATH), a community-based participatory research project used in informing the development of Transhealth and peer-reviewed articles on healthcare access.
Brooke has an MSW from Salem State University, with a concentration in Integrated Health & Behavioral Health. Brooke has a certificate in Trauma Therapy, as well as training in EMDR and Progressive Counting, from the Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute. She was in the 2022 cohort of the California Institute for Integral Studies Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy & Research program, has completed the MAPS MDMA-Assisted Therapy training, as well as Ketamine-Assisted Therapy training. Brooke has been engaging with psychedelic compounds and subcultures for over 20 years, including having spent six months in 2013 working with Shipibo Ayahuasceros in Pucallpa, Peru, for which she feels immense gratitude.
Brooke currently resides in New York City, where she also enjoys producing music, making art, exploring western esotericism, working with plants, and exploring the city.