Meet Our Team
OPS is powered by a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to how mystical experiences invite us into personal freedom, self-empowerment, reflection, and self-mastery. We are committed to offering education resources and educational opportunities to assist you on your journey home.
Dr. Laurie Maddox, PhD
Founder & Psychotherapist
Laurie has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and is a Licensed Psychotherapist in Florida. She is also a Licensed Psych Assistant in California and works with clients in both states providing Telehealth and Psychotherapy in her private practice in Central Florida. OPS was born out of service to the collective and commitment to discussions about how numinous experiences promote psychological healing, spiritual growth, and consciousness expansion.
Sean O'Connor, LMHCI
Director of Research
Sean holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He is trained in EMDR and has completed extensive training in Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training. With a solid background in neuroscience, Sean has actively contributed to the field of Brain-Computer Interface and Neuromodulation since 2015, co-inventing a pioneering patent that combines EEG and AI technologies. Sean’s personal journey began during a transformative ten-day silent meditation retreat, fueling his dedication to psychedelic integration therapy. Sean is currently in a post graduate registered internship with Dr. Laurie Maddox.