Tuesday, May 21, 2024

PEX#20 – Jessika Lagarde – Empowering Women in the Psychedelic World • Psychedelic Experience


In this week’s podcast Tim Cools speaks with Jessika Lagarde, psychedelic-assisted guide, integration coach, freelance writer and co-founder of Women on Psychedelics, about liberating and de-stigmatizing women in the psychedelics discourse.

  • Jessika’s Background
  • Empowering Women in the Psychedelic Space
  • Opening the discussion about Womens’ bodies and minds
  • Avoiding Spiritual Bypassing When Working with Medicine
  • Working with Psychedelics in Tolerant Environments
  • Integrating Different Perspectives for Promoting Acceptance and Inclusiveness in the Psychedelic Space
  • Harm Reduction with Psychedelics
  • Women on Psychedelics

About Jessika Lagarde

Jessika Lagarde is a psychedelic-assisted medicine guide, integration coach, Women On Psychedelics co-founder, and freelance writer in the psychedelic space. Since 2020, she has been behind WOOP’s content production, where her passions for storytelling, women’s empowerment, and psychoactive substances converge. Jess’ goal as an advocate for psychedelics is to work towards the normalization of these substances and the end of the stigmatization of women’s mental health and women’s drug use.


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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