Holistic Therapies Podcast Psychedelic Guiding

PEX#6 – Liam Farquhar – Integrating Holistic Therapy Models with Psychedelics

Written by Tim Cools

In this episode, Tim Cools talks with Liam Farquhar, founder of Brighter Pathways, about integrating holistic therapy models with psychedelics and the importance of somatic-based approaches for healing.

  • Liam’s background and journey
  • The 7 Lens Model
  • Somatic experiencing and psychosomatic therapy as healing processes
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS), Exiles and Protectors
  • IFS is complementary to Psychedelic Therapy
  • IFS and Mindfulness
  • Psychedelics and Holistic Therapies
  • Healing the Stress Response
  • The Healing Power of Somatic Release

About Liam Farquhar

Liam Farquhar is a legal psychedelic guide and integration specialist, working between London and Amsterdam. He also does men’s group work and therapeutic work. He uses a ‘7 Lens’ approach that he developed as the foundation for all his services: Internal Family Systems; Grofian (based on the work of Stanislav Grof); Jungian (based on the work of Carl Jung); Mindfulness; Scientific; Shamanic; and Trauma/Somatic.



About Tim Cools

Tim is a psychedelic integration specialist and legal psychedelic guide. He facilitates powerful, life-changing experiences for professionals, to help their professional lives come in alignment with personal ambition and values.

Tim is a Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher, a certified coach, and psychedelic advocate, educator and guide.

He is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Tools Of Awareness, a personal development center focussed on combining psychedelics and mindfulness to grow personal and interpersonal awareness though (online) courses and retreats.

Furthermore, he founded Psychedelic Experience, an online non-profit platform for information surrounding psychedelic substances. It’s a community based non-profit organization, created by and for psychedelic and plant medicine communities.

His personal interests are technology, meditation, metaphysical and eastern philosophies, shamanism and the healing power of nature and plants



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Tim Cools