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Rob Coffey

Psychotherapist (IACP Preaccredited), Lecturer BA Hons/ MSc

Rob is a university lecturer, has a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Integrative Psychotherapy (Level 9) from Dublin City University, is a pre-accredited member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and is a professional member of MIND- the European Foundation for Psychedelic Science. He is also a qualified Shamanic Counsellor at the Irish Centre for Shamanic and Transpersonal Studies, and is currently finishing a 7 year training as a Transpersonal Therapist in the tradition of Dr. Stan Grof.

He believes that only way to create change in the world is through inner psychological work, and his work had been around reconnecting people to themselves, to each other and to nature.

In his twenties he was one of Ireland’s top whitewater kayakers, leading expeditions to most of the most remote locations on the planet, including Iran, the Himalayas and Ethiopia to name but a few.  He has 20 years experience guiding people in some of the most adventurous mountain and river environments on earth. As he evolved into a leading and highly qualified outdoor educator, he became convinced of the healing power of nature. After several near death experiences and the trauma of losing some of his friends to the river, Rob turned to Jungian psychology, yoga and meditation to rehab his body and mind. He has been practising yoga intensively since 2008, and teaching since 2015 when he trained as a Yoga Alliance Teacher (200 RYT) on Maui, He has also completed yoga and meditation trainings in Mexico, India, Guatemala and Spain.

 

  • Graduate Diploma (Level 9) in Counselling and Integrative Psychotherapy (Dublin City University)
  • BA (Hons)/ MSc (Trinity College Dublin)/ CEP (IEP Grenoble, France)
  • Member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (pre-accredited)
  • Qualified Shamanic Counsellor at the Irish Centre for Shamanic and Transpersonal Studies
  • 6 years training as a Transpersonal Therapist at the Irish Centre for Shamanic and Transpersonal Studies
  • Professional member of MIND-  the European Foundation for Psychedelic Science (Berlin)
  • Trained with the Jung Society of Ireland
  • Trained as a Wilderness Quest Facilitator in the US
  • Trained in Trauma Release Exercise (TRE)
  • Professional experience as an Adventure Therapy facilitator in the US
  • Experienced Holiotropic Breathwork practitioner
  • MI qualified Mountain leader, 6000m peak trekking leader, international Class 5 river guide
  • Yoga Alliance Teacher (200 RYT) and meditative yoga teacher

 

Read more about Rob’s own journey here:

In the Eye of the Storm

 

Events with Rob Coffey

InwardBound December 2020 Group Retreat - Postponed to 2021
December 2, 2020

5-Day Psychedelic Retreat We are seeing increasing number of medical professionals- from GPs to psychiatrists come on our retreats. Their story is often the same, physicians and those in the healing professions frequently put self-care on the back burner, especially at times like these. So we are putting this retreat on specifically for those in the caring professions as an opportunity to receive, be nourished and to recharge. To fill your own cup before filling everyone else’s.  To honour you hard work, we are offering 15 % discount to anyone working in the healing professions on our December 2020 retreat.…

InwardBound February 2021 Group Retreat
February 19, 2021

5-Day Psychedelic Retreat Our February 2021 retreat takes place in a beautiful quiet rural location in the north of the Netherlands. The retreat centre is a spacious but cosy traditional farmhouse with beautiful views all around. The venue is surrounded by mature trees, canals and farmland and is close to the North Sea. Amenities include a sauna, hot tub and large open fireplace. The Spring retreat will be intimate, group-oriented and will faithfully contain the healing process. During the 5-day retreat, we will have 2 sessions with psilocybin truffles, complemented by a range of activities designed to maximise your experience…

InwardBound March 2021 Group Retreat
March 15, 2021

5-Day Psychedelic Retreat   Our March 2021 retreat takes place in a luxury venue situated in a nature reserve an hour from Amsterdam. The authentic 19th-century Dutch abbey accommodation provides the perfect setting for your 5-day retreat.  A private room for every participant and the ample common areas provide a place for you to relax, journal and maximise your stay with us. The peaceful location of the retreat centre means there is plenty of opportunity for reflection, trips to the nature reserve and long walks on the beach. The chapel is available for private reflection and meditation. Our winter retreat will take full advantage of the…

Inwardbound April 2021 Alignment Retreat for CEOs and Corporate Leaders
April 12, 2021

5-Day Psychedelic Alignment Retreat for CEOs, Corporate, Social, Political and Thought Leaders Our April 2021 retreat is specifically for CEOs, corporate, social, political and thought leaders who would like the opportunity to deepen their vision of social responsibility at this time of great change. We will tailor this retreat specifically for those who hold positions of power and influence in the world, to help you form your vision of change, and so you can stay centred and clear at a time of global confusion. We will help you re-connect to yourself, to others and to the natural world, so that…

InwardBound May 2021 Group Retreat
May 17, 2021

5-Day Psychedelic Retreat Our November 2020 retreat takes place in a luxury venue situated in a nature reserve an hour from Amsterdam. The authentic 19th-century Dutch abbey accommodation provides the perfect setting for your 5-day retreat.  A private room for every participant and the ample common areas provide a place for you to relax, journal and maximise your stay with us. The peaceful location of the retreat centre means there is plenty of opportunity for reflection, trips to the nature reserve and long walks on the beach. The chapel is available for private reflection and meditation. The Spring retreat will be intimate, group-oriented and will faithfully contain…

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