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Nature-based therapy : a practitioner's guide to working outdoors with children, youth, and families

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  • Contributor: Puttonen, Michael

    Nature-Based Therapy is a practical guide for those working in educational and therapeutic settings. It addresses the disconnection between humans and their ecological home, and offers successful theories and practices undertaken with children, youth, and families.

    • 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.
    Original Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada, New Society Publishers
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780865719132, 0865719136