Candace Oglesby, LCPC

PFT Lead Educator
Center for Psychedelic Studies
MA in Clinical Psychology

Candace Oglesby is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland and certified clinical supervisor. Candace began her career as a psychedelic-assisted therapist in 2020, when she sat on her first study as a clinical trial therapist, which studied the effects of psilocybin in cancer and treatment resistant depressive (TRD) patients. Since then, she has gained training in Ketamine, MDMA, and 5- MeO- DMT assisted therapies. Candace began her career at Naropa University in 2024 as a lead education facilitator in the PFT program. Candace enjoys teaching and mentoring students around the safe, ethical, and equitable use of psychedelics.

In addition, Candace is the founder and owner of Jurnee Mental Health Consulting, LLC, a consulting business that provides support to individuals and businesses looking to deepen their understanding of mental health while also providing support and resources to global majority communities. Candace also serves as a DEI mental health consultant, trainer, speaker, and mentor within the psychedelic community. When Candace is not acting as psychotherapist, consultant, trainer, and mentor, she is spending time with her husband, family, and friends. Candace believes that cutting-edge therapies and techniques should be made available to everyone despite race, sexual orientation, gender, or socioeconomic status.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

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