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Distinguishing Psychedelic Coaching from Psychedelic Integration Therapy

In essence, while both services offer profound value, the choice between psychedelic coaching and psychedelic preparation and integration therapy depends on individual goals: healing and mental well-being or personal growth and life enhancement. At Numinous Ways, we are equipped to guide you through either journey, ensuring a transformative and enriching experience.

1. Scope of Service

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Preparation and Integration Therapy:
This service primarily focuses on the therapeutic dimensions, helping clients prepare for and integrate psychedelic experiences with emphasis on addressing specific mental health challenges or concerns.

Psychedelic Coaching:
While it encompasses guidance related to psychedelic experiences, its broader scope extends to achieving life goals, enhancing personal potential, and navigating life changes using insights from these experiences.

2. Nature of Interaction

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Preparation and Integration Therapy:
Interactions are rooted in therapeutic methodologies, where therapists aid clients in mentally and emotionally navigating their psychedelic journeys.

Psychedelic Coaching:
The sessions are more dynamic and proactive. Coaches provide tools, strategies, and structured guidance to help clients leverage their psychedelic insights for tangible life progress.

3. Flexibility in Integration

Preparation and Integration Therapy:
The emphasis is on integrating the psychedelic experience into one’s life from a therapeutic and healing perspective.

Psychedelic Coaching:
While integration is a component, the focus shifts to actionable steps, personal development, and achievement of life objectives using the knowledge and revelations from the psychedelic experience.

4. The Experiential Aspect

Preparation and Integration Therapy:
The experiential (psychedelic) aspect is distinct from the therapeutic process, with clear boundaries established.

Psychedelic Coaching:
There is a more fluid relationship between the experiential journey and the coaching process. The emphasis is on how psychedelic insights can be harnessed as tools for personal and professional growth.

Meet Our Team of Psychedelic Coaches

Your journey with us is guided by experienced coaches who are committed to enhancing your personal growth and helping you navigate your explorative path.


It's essential to differentiate between the roles of individuals you may encounter during this therapeutic journey:

•The therapists or facilitators present during the psychedelic retreat are not operating in their traditional therapeutic roles. Instead, they are there primarily to guide and facilitate your experience.

• While the retreat provides an environment for a psychedelic experience, this substance use is not an intrinsic part of the therapeutic process you embark upon with your integration or preparation therapist.

• The therapist you consult for preparation and post-experience integration does not endorse or condone the use of illegal substances. It is crucial to abide by the legal frameworks of your residing country.

• It's worth noting that while psychedelic-assisted therapy, inclusive of the experience itself, is legal in regions like Canada, certain US states, and recently in Australia, it remains illegal in the UK. Regardless of the proven therapeutic efficacy of such approaches in other parts of the world, one must adhere to local regulations and be aware of the legal implications in their respective countries.

Your understanding and acknowledgment of these distinctions are vital for a responsible and informed journey.

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