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