Affectionately known as "Dr. Z," Dr. Erica Zelfand is a licensed family physician specializing in functional medicine and integrative mental health. She works with patients and clients of all ages worldwide at Simba Health and is committed to a person-centered, nature-honoring, root-cause-oriented approach to healing. Dr. Z is also a medical writer, teacher, and speaker. She regularly presents at conferences on the topic of psychedelic healing and offers her own trainings in psychedelic medicine. She is also the author of a medical literature review on the potential of vitamin C in the treatment of opioid use disorder. Her interests include forest bathing, dancing, wearing big sunglasses, initiating group hugs, traveling around the world, and eating second breakfast. To read more articles by Dr. Z, follow her on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn and join her mailing list.