Psychedelic Exploration




Legal & Supportive

The Experience

Our mission is to help people be well & free through intentional use of psychedelics.

We aim to spark growth & healing in order to create a more just, equitable, and sustainable world.

From our detailed preparation guide and lush, inviting space, to our expert guides and delicious plant-based spreads, we provide one-of-a-kind psychedelic consciousness experiences for our clients from around the world.

They changed my life in one weekend. It felt like five years of therapy and life coaching in one day.
— -Media Exec from LA

Experienced & Supportive

Your Guides

Our guides help you to have a deeply powerful and transformational psychedelic experience.

Amanda Gelender (Founder & Guide) is an organizational strategist, mental health advocate, and social impact expert. She graduated with honors from Stanford University and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Nikolitsa Paranomos (Guide) is a plant-based chef, designer, and creative entrepreneur. She has 10 years of experience working therapeutically with psilocybin mushrooms. Both guides are also on the leadership team of Vaya Consulting, a firm based in Silicon Valley supporting organizations to build diverse, equitable, and inclusive cultures.

Nikolitsa and Amanda are both from the San Francisco Bay Area and have a breadth of experience working across sectors and industries including tech, education, the humanities, and the creative arts. They bring to clients extensive personal and professional experience working with psychedelics for healing and growth.

Amanda (left) & Nikolitsa (right) at a canal near Psychedelic Exploration’s space in Amsterdam

Amanda (left) & Nikolitsa (right) at a canal near Psychedelic Exploration’s space in Amsterdam

Truly transformative, personally and professionally. I cannot recommend this enough for anyone at a crossroads in career or life.”
— Startup Founder & CEO, Client

Pre & Post Session

The Process

We prepare you for your session, create a comfortable & safe environment, support you during the experience, and help you process and integrate afterwards. 



If you're curious about having a guided psychedelic experience, fill out the intake form - We’ll follow up with you soon after we receive it to set up a time to chat with you.


We have a pre-experience chat to discuss preparation, intentions, dosing, and answer any questions you have. We also provide a detailed guide outlining best practices to prepare for your session.


We host you in a beautiful roof top studio in central Amsterdam, where you’ll spend approximately 6 hours with us as you have your psychedelic journey.



In the weeks following your journey, we will process insights from the experience and discuss how best to incorporate what you gained from the psychedelic session into your daily life. 

I have never before in my life been in such a safe space to be a brown and curvy woman. Even now writing it down I get tears to my eyes. I felt an embrace for those parts of my identity.
— Healer from the Netherlands

CUrated & Inviting

The Space

We’ve designed a space that is ideally set up for safe & comfortable heightened consciousness experiences.

With natural light streaming through the windows and quiet & quaint parks and canals right outside, our indoor garden makes you feel tucked in comfort while you explore inward. We provide a library of resources including art and poetry books, spiritual tools, a private balcony, and a scented salt bath set up for you to enjoy during your experience.

Designed for your absolute comfort with indoor and outdoor spaces to relax, each element of the space is crafted to bring you comfort and delight during your journey.

It feels like a veil was lifted and I can finally be myself. There’s still a lot of work to do, but now I know where to begin.
— Engineering Manager from Portugal


We’d love to connect.

If you are interested in working together, curious for more information, or would just like to chat, please reach out.

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