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Hamilton Souther

Hamilton is a dedicated individual and Master Shaman who has spent over 20 years honing his skills in coaching and plant medicine to help others improve their lives. 

Hamilton is passionate about making a positive impact on the world and does this through his online and in-person coaching programs. To learn more about Hamilton and his work, you can check out this page to learn more about Hamilton. You may also find extensive podcasts and interviews with him. 


Hamilton has guided and coached for 20 years. For the past 20 years he has held retreats and online gatherings to help people achieve their true potential in business, finance, personal relationships, and health.

Hamilton’s coaching and guidance focuses on improving your health and three key areas of your life: business, finance, and personal relationships. 

Hamilton is a Master Practitioner and Coach in the field of psychedelics and plant medicine. His proprietary methods are designed to help individuals achieve maximum success and can be applied to any area of their life where they wish to improve and grow.

Hamilton offers a unique approach to personal growth and transformation that combines online education, coaching, and in-person plant medicine experiences.

He has a wealth of strategies and tactics that can improve any aspect of your life when applied. He also shares proprietary plant medicine protocols with clients during in-person retreats.

Hamilton’s teaching method involves breaking down each core lesson into manageable steps and exercises, making it easier for individuals to implement the lessons into their daily lives.

Online Courses

To become a certified Plant Medicine Sitter, Coach, Facilitator or Master Facilitator with Blue Morpho Academy (BMA), you will need to sign up for their certification courses and successfully complete them.

After completing each course, you will be required to take an examination to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the material covered in the course. Upon passing the examination, you will receive your certification from BMA.

Upon completion of the courses, individuals will receive recognition for their knowledge and expertise in the field of plant medicine, and will have the opportunity to share their skills and insights with clients.

The courses aim to provide students with proven methods for increasing their success and reach in the plant medicine community.

As a Certified Expert you will:

  • Get respect as a Plant Medicine Expert
  • Be recognized for your knowledge
  • Share the best tools and tips with your clients
  • Be seen and stand out in the plant medicine community
  • Learn proven methods to increase your success and reach


Whether you’re just starting your personal exploration or looking to enhance your existing practice, our courses provide the foundation you need to succeed.

With a focus on growing your practice or business, these courses are accessible worldwide and suitable for anyone interested in psychedelics. Sign up now and immerse yourself in the exciting world of plant medicines.

Upon successful completion of the BMA certification courses and exams, you will be able to use the designation of “Blue Morpho Academy Certified Plant Medicine Sitter, Coach, Facilitator, or Master Facilitator.”

Additionally, BMA also offers specialty certifications for specific plant medicines, such as Ayahuasca, San Pedro, Psilocybin Mushrooms, and Cannabis. These certifications recognize your expertise and knowledge in working with these specific plant medicines.


The duration of the Blue Morpho Academy plant medicine certification courses varies, depending on the level of certification and the specific plant medicine being studied.

For the Sitter certification, the course duration is 3 months. For the Coach certification, the course duration is 3-6 months. The Facilitator certification course lasts 1-2 years, and the Master Facilitator certification course lasts 4-6 years.

In addition to the certification courses, BMA also offers a range of personal development courses, which vary in duration. These courses range from 15-minute meditations to 4-day online retreats, and can last up to 12 weeks.

By completing the Academy courses, you will receive certification as a master facilitator, facilitator, coach or sitter in the use of sacred plant medicine. You will learn how to create a safe and professional environment for sessions and ceremonies, how to guide and coach clients, and all the necessary tools for effective plant medicine practices including – 

Yes, it is important to note that completing an online course in the field of sacred plant medicine requires a time commitment beyond the course itself.

For every hour spent in the course, it is recommended to spend 1-2 hours practicing, processing, and integrating the material learned. This is essential to fully grasp the techniques and materials, and to become proficient in the role of a certified psychedelic and plant medicine sitter, coach, facilitator or master facilitator.

The course is an investment in yourself and your personal and professional growth, and requires dedication and effort to achieve the desired outcomes.

In-Person, Elite Retreats

 The location of the Elite Retreat varies on the specific retreat, but they are always held at luxurious and exclusive locations such as resorts or private mansions. The retreats take place only in locations where the use of plant medicines is legal.

Our events usually last for about a week although the exact length of time will vary.

At an Elite Retreat, you can expect:

  1. A stunning and exotic location that provides a peaceful and nurturing environment.
  2. Personal coaching from Hamilton and other experienced facilitators, offering the opportunity for individualized attention and guidance.
  3. High-quality, nutritious food and beverages that support overall wellness.
  4. Plant medicine protocols and ceremonies that are safe, professional, and guided by Master Facilitators.
  5. Opportunities to practice and train in the techniques and materials learned.
  6. The chance to network and connect with a community of individuals who share a common focus on success.

Overall, the Elite Retreat is designed to be a transformative and enriching experience that provides participants with the tools, resources, and support they need to achieve their desired outcomes and intentions.

Elite Retreats are exclusive and only open to Academy students and qualified individuals.

Interested parties should contact the concierge for more information and to discuss the details of attending.

There is a thorough intake process to ensure that participants are a good fit for the program and that the event can effectively help them achieve their goals. This intake process helps ensure that the event is a valuable and productive experience for all participants.

After the event, participants receive continued support in realizing their life purpose and personal mission.

The ultimate goal of hosting the Elite Retreats is to create a community of individuals who share a vision for making a positive impact in the world and are dedicated to working together to achieve it.

By bringing together like-minded individuals, the event aims to foster collaboration and support in pursuing their collective mission of creating positive change in the world.

Yes, the Elite Retreat can be considered a networking event, as one of its goals is to bring together individuals with a shared vision for making a positive impact in the world and to facilitate connections and collaborations among them.

The event is designed to provide ongoing support and a sense of community for participants as they work towards realizing their personal mission and contributing to positive change in the world.


If you have any questions or would like additional information about Hamilton Souther or the offerings provided, you can reach out through the contact page. The team will be happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have.

Once you have determined which program or offering you are interested in, you can proceed to the “shop” page. Each of our offerings has a product listing.

Once you visit the product, simply click on the “Buy on Retreat.Guru” button to be taken to our payment processor.

Alternative payment methods can be arranged by contacting the team through the Contact Us form. 

After making a purchase of an online course through the store, you will receive 2 emails. The first is from Retreat.Guru confirming and providing a record of your purchase.

The next email should arrive about 10 minutes later from Kajabi where we host our online courses.

If it’s your first time buying an online course from us, you will be asked to create an account. If it is after your first purchase, you will be sent the link to login and view your course.

The course materials and any accompanying resources will be available through your account, allowing you to learn at your own pace and on your own schedule.

The timeline for observing results from participating in a course or program can vary greatly and is dependent on many factors. The results you are looking to achieve, the strategies used, your diligence in applying those strategies, and your ability to observe changes all play a role.

While many clients attest that changes were experienced immediately, it may take some time to observe those changes externally.

It’s important to remember that the process of personal growth and development is a journey and not a destination, and results can be achieved over time with effort and commitment.

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