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Terra Verde, for August 16, 2013 - 1:00pm

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Ecotherapy is rooted in the idea that natural outdoor settings are powerful aids to mental health and psychological healing. This idea is backed both by ancient wisdom and modern science. Today we explore the precedents and promise of ecotherapy with Berkeley-based therapists Ariana Candell and Rain Sussman and Jan Edl Stein of the Holos Institute in San Francisco.

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The Insight Garden Program

The Insight Garden Program has been doing "Ecotherapy" (what we call "inner gardening) inside San Quentin Prison for more than 10 years...indeed, connection to nature can transform lives, even prisoners! Thanks to the folks at Holos for helping us out...

I would love to become part

I would love to become part of this. I am doing my field study this year and will be moving to San Francisco Bay area to finish my 2,000 hours to get my MFT license. I posted a comment on LinkedIn before I listened to this, and was amazed that I hit right on it without ever hearing about Eco-Therapy. I think I'm a shoe in for this type of training and I think this might be my niche.

Thank you for making my dream come true! Connecting people to the earth has been something none of my CSUS professors never mentioned but I always asked about. It's a big fat duh, to me.

Hi Jamaica, I'd love to send

Hi Jamaica,
I'd love to send you some information on the programs in this area and my teaching/training group: "Moving with the Seasons: A Year Long Ecotherapy Circle" that starts next month. My email is arianaca@sbcglobal.net .

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