What is Peer Integration Coaching?
Integration is the supportive process that involves examining a non-ordinary state experience with curiosity to assimilate any emotions, ideas, or energies that are significant to the journeyer. Altered States Integration Coaches create a safe space through listening and reflection to illuminate the clients inner wisdom. Integration is not a linear process and may involve support groups, journaling, art, and time.
PEER INTEGRATION COACHES
Altered States Integration coaches are highly experienced and come from a variety of backgrounds just like you. Peer coaches are trained in a type of psychological inquiry called Motivational Interviewing that relies on the clients innate ability to problems solve. This helps remove any personal biases the coach may have clearing the path for maximum discovery.
Our integration coaches also have personal experience journeying in non-ordinary states of consciousness and guiding them. We are passionate about psychedelic harm reduction and volunteer at festivals providing psychedelic first aid.
ABOUT THE FOUNDERS
Passion & Expereince
E. J. O.
Elizabeth J. O. is a holistic Nutritionist and Change Coach with 12 years of clinical practice. Her journey to become a healer was fueled from the need to overcome childhood traumas. Elizabeth has used her training to quit many of the self harming behaviors of BPD. During the last decade, she has studied human behavior, psychology, yoga, flow states, and mindfulness based therapies. Elizabeth recently combined these tools with psychedelics in experiments to neurohack her emotional suffering from depression. She talks about this in her new book, “Breaking Emotional Addiction: Nuerohacking Borderline Personality Disorder with Ibogaine.”
Elizabeth studied both herbal medicine and nutrition at Bastyr University, a college of natural medicine. She travels teaching workshops and has a virtual coaching practice. In her free time she does peer support in online forums and volunteers at festivals offering psychedelic harm reduction. Elizabeth is passionate to reducing the barriers to finding compassionate support for processing non-ordinary states of consciousness.
Tobey Tobey is an active psychedelic advocate, community builder and harm reduction specialist. He started his psychedelic harm reduction journey volunteering with the Zendo Project in 2015 and has been a huge harm reduction activist ever since. Tobey has since worked with Zendo Project, NEST, DanceSafe, and Harmonia offering on-site peer support at events in the nightlife sector, as well as providing drug education, health and safety tools.
Tobey is a Naropa University Candidate for an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in mindfulness-based transpersonal counseling with the intention of one day starting a private practice for psychedelic therapies.
Tobey has a large passion for both community outreach and policy change. He was a founding member of the Psychedelic Club of Denver and served as the club’s president for four years. He was involved with the successful decriminalization efforts in both Denver and Washington D.C.