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Take your therapeutic practice with children, youth, and families out into nature

The number of children, youth, and families seeking help for a wide range of mental health concerns is growing at an alarming rate, and many struggle to thrive despite well-intentioned interventions from skilled helpers. Unplugging from technology and reconnecting with the web of life is a powerful antidote to the highly technological and fast-paced realities of so many.

Nature-Based Therapy addresses this underlying disconnection between humans and their ecological home, exploring theories and therapeutic practices undertaken with children, youth, and families, including:

  • Developing sensory awareness of outer and inner landscapes
  • Navigating risk in play
  • Case examples with a diverse range of settings, intentions, and interventions.

Nature-Based Therapy is for counselors, therapists, youth and social workers, educators, and parents working in educational and therapeutic settings who want to take their practice beyond the office walls and into the powerful terrain of the wild, partnering with nature as a co-facilitator to create lasting change.

Notes to the Reader

1. An Introduction to Nature for Therapy
2. Outdoor Therapies: A Choice of Paths to Follow
3. Why Nature-based Therapy for Children, Youth, and Families?
4. Making the Choice to Take Therapy Outside
5. Nature-based Play, Regulation, and Healthy Neurophysiology
6. Outdoor Risky Play in Nature-based Therapy
7. Nature as Co-therapist
8. Nature-based Therapy for Families
9. Multi-family Nature-based Therapy
10. Group Applications in Nature-based Therapy
11. Ethics in Nature-based Therapy

Appendix A: Developing a Nature-based Therapy Practice
Appendix B: Suggested Clothing and Equipment/Materials List
About the Authors
About New Society Publishers



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Date de parution 09 juin 2020
Nombre de lectures 0
EAN13 9781897408377
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 1877 Mo


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