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Dr. Darragh Stewart

Inwardbound Co-Founder/ Scientific Lead Facilitator.

Dr Darragh Stewart (Phd) is the co-founder of Inwardbound. In his early-twenties, Darragh reached a turning point in his life. Due to the death of his grandmother, the ending of a long-term relationship, and the immense pressure of his University studies, he had a mental breakdown. He suffered from bouts of depression, anxiety, and a general dissatisfaction with how he was living his life. These problems sent him on a quest to find inner healing, truth, and a new way of being in the world.

During the rest of his twenties, he had a life-changing break-through both mentally and spiritually, with the aid of psychedelic medicines, breathwork, and the power of holistic healing. Having found the power of bodywork for emotional release during this time, he was awarded his VTCT diploma in Holistic massage therapy.

As a scientist, he is keen to cut through faux spirituality and is interested in bridging the gap between science and spirituality. Having had such a positive journey with Psychedelics he is now passionate about helping others who may also benefit from the emerging science of psychedelics by holding the retreats and collecting scientific data. He has worked with over 100 people through their psilocybin sessions and is currently writing a paper on the effects of Psilocybin on mental health.

He has also been on trips to India immersing himself in different trauma release modalities such as somatic bodywork, breathwork, embodiment dance practices, and yoga. He is also a keen meditator having sat at the Tushita Meditation center Dharamsala, and the S.N. Goenka Vipassana Center, Bodh Gaya.

He is also passionate about working with Men through times of struggle and change. He facilitates men’s online workshops, events, and a men’s group for psychedelic integration in Ireland.

  • B.A. Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin
  • Ph.D. Plant Developmental Genetics, Trinity College Dublin
  • Training,  Dunderry park the Irish Centre for Shamanic Studies (2018- )
  • VTCT Diploma in Holistic Massage Therapy
  • Co-Founder Psychedelic Brothers of Ireland
  • Diploma Psychotropic plants, Centre of excellence
  • Vipassana 10-day silent retreat (Bodh Gaya, India)
  • 10-day silent retreat introduction to Buddhism (Dharamsala, India)

If you would like to connect please send me an email to [email protected]

Have a listen to Inwardbound co-founders Dr Darragh Stewart and Rob Coffey give this talk entitled “The promise and challenges of psychedelic therapy” here:

Events with Dr. Darragh Stewart

InwardBound Private Retreat Programme- Netherlands
January 1, 1970

We provide legal psychedelic retreat programmes with a 4 day  private retreat in the Netherlands as the focal point. Our programme is supervised by trained psychotherapists, and has a pre-screening and integration process supported by our team of facilitators. Our private retreats are suitable for a single participant or for small groups of 1-4 participants that already know each other. At InwardBound, our interdisciplinary team of psychotherapists, PhD scientists and holistic therapists believes in weaving together the threads of science and spirituality, knowing that the two ways are one. We work in the broad tradition of Dr Stan Grof – creating a safe container for…

InwardBound Private Psychedelic Retreat Programme - Costa Rica
January 1, 1970

We provide psychedelic retreat programmes with a 4 day  private retreat in the Costa Rica as the focal point. Our programme is supervised by trained psychotherapists, and has a pre-screening and integration process supported by our team of facilitators. Our private retreats are suitable for a single participant or for small groups of 1-5 participants that already know each other. At InwardBound, our interdisciplinary team of psychotherapists, PhD scientists and holistic therapists believes in weaving together the threads of science and spirituality, knowing that the two ways are one. We work in the broad tradition of Dr Stan Grof – creating a…

InwardBound September 2021 Group Retreat
September 3, 2021

5-Day Psychedelic Retreat Our September 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 farm house with beautiful views all around. The venue is surrounded by mature trees, canals and farmland and is close to the North Sea. Amenities include sauna, hot tub and large open fireplace. Our September 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 "Introduction to Psychedelic Therapy" online training - 25% Early Bird Discount
September 25, 2021

Inwardbound are running a 11 week, online “Introduction to Psychedelic Therapy” training programme”, blending cutting edge psychotherapy and science, with the ancestral wisdom of Ireland. The core Inwardbound team have been running psilocybin retreats in the Netherlands for three years, and are one of the pioneering psilocybin retreats in the world, with hundreds of people having come through our retreats. Course Objectives The aim of this programme is to provide a comprehensive overview of the field of psychedelic therapy from both a spiritual, shamanic and scientific, psychological perspective knowing that ultimately the two ways are one. We are bringing together…

InwardBound October 2021 Group Retreat
October 11, 2021

5-Day Psychedelic Retreat Our October 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 and walks in nature. The chapel is available for private reflection and meditation. Our October retreat will be intimate, group-oriented and will faithfully contain the healing process. During…

InwardBound November 2021 Group Retreat
November 8, 2021

5-Day Psychedelic Retreat Our November 2021 retreat takes place in a beautiful venue situated 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 and walks in nature. The chapel is available for private reflection and meditation. Our October retreat will be intimate, group-oriented and will faithfully contain the healing process. During the 5-day…

Inwardbound Visionary Inspiration Retreat for CEOs, entrepreneurs and leaders
January 17, 2022

The Inwardbound team are running a very special visionary 10 day retreat in Costa Rica for executives, CEOs, and thought leaders. This retreat has a very special intention- to help leaders to re-focus their energy on their correct life path. Aligning words, with thoughts, with actions, with emotions. Once we help you re-align, we will help you re-vision. Life purpose will be the intention of this retreat, allowing people the time and space to re-vision, and re-new their life direction. We will be using psilocybin to help guide and direct you to your life purpose, with 3 journeys over the…

Inwardbound Ireland Sacred Sites Retreat
June 14, 2022

The Inwardbound team are running a very special 10 day retreat in Ireland connecting to the sacred sites and spirituality of the ancient land of Éiriu This retreat has a very special intention- to help people re-connect to the indigenous spirituality and land of Ireland, and through this, to reconnect to themselves. We will be visiting different sacred sites in several locations in Ireland, and you will be guided by a team of experts in the mythology, history and spirituality of Ireland. We will also be joined by talented traditional irish musicians, who will make this a retreat of ‘ceol…

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