Doctors offering psychedelic therapy should have prior experience and training, says psychiatry college 

Professor Richard Harvey said the college's advice on psychedelic-assisted therapy was ‘cautious and conservative’.
Professor Richard Harvey.

Psychiatrists planning to design psychedelic-assisted therapies when TGA rules change this week should have prior experience treating patients with MDMA or psylocibin, the college of psychiatrists says. 

From 1 July, the TGA will allow authorised psychiatrists to prescribe the two drugs for PTSD and treatment resistant depression, respectively, despite opposition from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).