Max Wolff

Academic, Scientist

Dr. Max Wolff is a faculty member at the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Technische Universität Dresden (University of Dresden), where he obtained his Doctorate in 2017. He also serves as a Research & Knowledge Exchange Associate at the Berlin-based MIND Foundation

Dr. Wolff began work at Technische Universität Dresden in 2013 as a Research Assistant. He attended the European Graduate School in Addiction Research from 2013 to 2015 and received his Diploma in Psychology from Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen in 2012. 

Dr. Wolff’s postdoctoral research focuses on behavioral change, cognitive control, and self-control failures among individuals with addiction. He was the lead author on a February 2020 publication in Frontiers in Psychiatry that examines, through a cognitive-behavioral framework, the influence of psychedelic therapy on experiential avoidance and acceptance.1 Psychedelic Science Review later covered the study in detail.

Dr. Wolff presented his work at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research in 2020. He is slated to speak at Insight 2021.

More information on Dr. Wolff and his research can be found on ResearchGate.

  1. Wolff M, Evens R, Mertens LJ, et al. Learning to Let Go: A Cognitive-Behavioral Model of How Psychedelic Therapy Promotes Acceptance. Front Psychiatry. 2020;11(5). doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00005