Mental Health Champions: How Dr Elena Ocher of Nushama Psychedelic Wellness Centers Is Helping To Promote Mental Wellness

Yitzi Weiner
Authority Magazine
Published in
6 min readNov 3, 2021

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Everyone should make our presence on Earth more meaningful and positive. Each of us won the lottery of life — millions of cells got wasted for millions of reasons! We are given an amazing opportunity to contribute to society’s present and future. I believe we can take a chance to be the sunshine, the mindblower, the innovator, the builder, the helper, the supporter, the one who loves people with kindness and wholeheartedly.

As a part of our series about Mental Health Champions helping to promote mental wellness, I had the pleasure to interview Dr. Elena Ocher.

Dr. Elena Ocher is co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Nushama Psychedelic Wellness Centers. As a neurosurgeon in Russia and later a board-certified anesthesiologist in the United States, Dr. Ocher has more than 30 years of experience working with ketamine as an anesthetic, analgesic, and at sub-anesthetic/psychedelic doses, as a treatment for mood disorders. The intersection

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Yitzi Weiner
Authority Magazine

A “Positive” Influencer, Founder & Editor of Authority Magazine, CEO of Thought Leader Incubator