Kat Conour, LMFT, applies her background in philanthropy, nonprofits, and organizational consulting to serve leaders and organizations in the field of psychedelics. With a keenness for identifying and developing talent, she turns values and vision into action. As Founder & Principal at Auryn Project, Kat focuses on incubating projects committed to centering equity, integrity, and regenerative approaches in the scaling of delivery systems for psychedelic medicines.
In 2019 Kat served as a producer for the timely piece We Will Call It Pala
, a dystopian narrative illuminating a future where psychedelics intersect with "business as usual" and which touched the hearts of many. She also co-founded North Star
and assisted in the development of Chacruna's Indigenous Reciprocity Initiative
streamlining giving to frontline indigenous groups.
She is a MAPS' trainee in MDMA-assisted therapy for PTSD and ketamine-assisted therapist whose approach is informed by 13+ years working with various traditions in the healing uses of plant medicines. She currently serves as Chair of Sage Institute
and on the Advisory Councils of Chacruna
and Psychedelic Seminars
. Formerly Kat served on the board of Threshold Foundation
and the Advisory Council of the Emergent Fund
In her free time she can be found roaming the hills of West Marin on her mule.
To get in touch, email [email protected]