Seema Desai, MD is a board certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist with a clinical interest in the intersection of spirituality and psychiatry. She integrates principles of mindfulness into her work with patients and teaches on topics of mindfulness and mental health. She has been a study therapist in research examining the effects of psilocybin on depression and existential anxiety related to end stage cancer diagnosis. She is currently a study therapist in a MAPS trial examining the effects of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for the treatment of PTSD. She offers psychopharmacology treatment and ketamine-assisted psychotherapy in her private practice in New York.