Dr Andrea


Chief Psychedelic Officer

activate your innate vitality code

Andrea Pennington, MD, C.Ac., now known as DaeEss 1Dreah

Dr. 1Dreah (@DrAndrea) is a cis-gendered female American integrative physician, Psychedelic Therapist, acupuncturist, meditation teacher and media specialist. She is the Founder of In8Vitality, a documentary filmmaker, #1 international bestselling author, and highly acclaimed Keynote & TEDx speaker.

In8Vitality is the fruit of Dr. 1Dreah’s  study of medical nutrition, trauma recovery, neuroscience and biohacking.

Dr. 1Dreah received her Doctor of Medicine from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, where she graduated with honors. After completing her post-graduate internship at Georgetown University Hospital, she earned certification in Age Management Medicine with the Cenegenics Medical Institute. Dr. 1Dreah completed acupuncture training at the Helms Medical Institute at UCLA and earned NADA certification for auriculotherapy detox at the Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx, New York under the tutelage of the late Dr. Michael Smith. She completed a fellowship in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy with the Integrative Psychiatry Institute and level 1 of the MAPS MDMA training, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies.

She is the past President of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals.

Dr. Pennington developed expertise in medical nutrition while running an Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program for eating disorders at her holistic wellness center in the Washington, DC area, where she also provided group therapy for addiction recovery. Using her signature Cornerstone Process, a bio-psycho-social model for wellness, Dr. Andrea integrates ancient wisdom with modern science to empower people to rekindle the innate ability to heal while reconnecting to the Authentic Self. Her work is especially helpful for people who have endured developmental trauma, grew up in a dysfunctional family, or lived with alcoholic or abusive parents.

As a sought-after media personality for the last two decades, Dr. 1Dreah has shared her candid, empowering insights on vitality and resilience on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Dr. Oz Show, iTV This Morning, CNN, the Today Show, LUXE-TV, Thrive Global and HuffingtonPost and as a news anchor for Discovery Health Channel. She has produced a 4-part documentary series entitled Simple Steps to a Balanced Natural Pregnancy and is currently in production on a documentary on Resilience.

As shared in her inspiring TEDx talk entitled ‘Become Who You Really Are’, 1Dreah candidly explains that overcoming long history of hidden depression and anxiety came via an out-of-body near death-line experience which allowed her to break free to love and express her authentic self. She explains how music saved her life in her third TEDx, My Journey to Self Love

Dr. 1Dreah is also the creator of The Attunement Meditation Process, a 5-step compassion-based mindfulness meditation taught online and used around the world to lower stress, boost resilience. And she is Founder of the

She facilitates a variety of workshops around the world which promote holistic healing, resilience, trauma recovery and self-love using brainwave training with EEG Neurofeedback, trauma-informed positive psychology, The Attunement Meditation, yoga, breath work, and psilocybin truffles in the Netherlands and ketamine sessions in Atlanta, Georgia. Private and group sessions information can be found here.

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We believe in an individualized approach to health & vitality — one that’s based on your personal nature, your unique values and desires — all in alignment with what it means to you to live a meaningful life. Honoring your journey with compassion, and opening to a bright future with hope.

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I am part of a team of heart-centered professionals who believe that you have the innate potential, the wisdom and the power to thrive in optimal wellbeing, ageless vitality and joy.

We are aware of how the out-dated medical establishment and pharmaceutical industry distort the truth about what it takes to live healthy. We aim to debunk the myths and expose the lies about what really cures disease and what promotes vitality.

We accept that medical science has brought us some useful discoveries that can help us save lives, especially in emergency situations, but we were never meant to live with the level of dependence and helplessness that the drug companies promote.

They want us to believe that we need some pill or procedure to fix us, but without getting to the root cause of our illness, which is often within OUR control, we are only treating symptoms and masking problems.

When you learn activate your innate vitality code and live by it you’ll see a big difference in your mental clarity, energy level and even your sense of purpose in life. All of our products, programs and services are designed to bring you wisdom, inspiration and insight on how to live in accordance with your own nature, with ageless vitality.

Rather than relying on drugs, medications or solutions ‘outside of us’ we are passionate about empowering our clients with the knowledge of how to reignite the body’s natural health and recovery systems to maintain vitality.

We believe in an individualized approach to health & vitality — one that’s based on your personal nature, your unique values and desires — all in alignment with what it means to you to live a meaningful life.

We know that it’s possible to reclaim your natural ability to live in harmony with nature — your own true essence and the nature of Mother Earth herself.

Our mission is to empower you to reclaim control over your life and wellbeing, renew your health, vitality and happiness and make a difference in the world by using your life force energy for the benefit of those you care about.