Nir Tadmor and Igal Tartakovsky are co-founders of Safe Shore – a psychedelic education, harm reduction and peer support project based in Israel. Since Safe Shore was founded 8 years ago, Igal and Nir have supported and supervised more than a thousand psychedelic crises in musical events and in private practice, facilitated 31 “Holding Space” workshops in Israel, the UK and The Netherlands and are currently working on a few scientific papers about psychedelic harm reduction with the Israeli Ministry of Health.
Igal is a mindfulness-based psychotherapist (ACT, Satya) who specializes in psychedelic integration. He is also the founder of “Soft Landing” – a project that supports young people on their return to Israel from their post-army journey abroad.
Nir is a transpersonal psychotherapist, phenomenological researcher and Director of Education in Impulse – Integrative clinical center. He holds a Master’s in Transpersonal Psychology from Middlesex University (through the Alef Trust), trained in Hakomi body-centered psychotherapy and is a co-researcher in a neurophenomenological study about Ayahuasca and death perception in Haifa University. For his Master’s thesis Nir conducted a phenomenological study about the psychospiritual integration process that unfolds in the lives of Western mental health professionals who use psychedelics for personal and professional growth.