Several excellent nature therapy certifications are available, offered either totally or partially online (distance-based). The right online nature therapy certification program for you depends on several factors, including:

  • What is your budget?
  • Is in-person learning important to you?
  • What topics do you want to explore?
  • What learning style works best for you (reading, calls, etc)?
  • Do you prefer emphasis on self-study or live interaction?
  • Do you need CEUs for a specific organization?
  • Do you require a certain level of name-brand recognition?

To help you decide on which programs might be a good fit for you, we have compiled some summary information for some of the most popular certification programs below. (Click the image to enlarge, or click here for the PDF version.) Note that this information could be out-of-date or have errors, so it’s important to reach out to the program directly.

Cortney Cameron (Technical Director)

Cortney Cameron, an earth scientist and nature therapy expert, holds a B.A. in earth and ocean sciences from Duke University, an M.S. in earth science from North Carolina Central University (where she was an NSF Graduate Research Fellow), and an M.B.A. from the Quantic School of Business and Technology. The co-author of Nature Therapy Walks, popular with many professional therapists, she developed her practical approach to nature therapy after using nature immersion to heal from an eating disorder and the early deaths of her parents, leading numerous nature walks for others, and using her scientific background to digest and synthesize the research in the field. A lifelong nature lover who grew up in the wilds of the Appalachian Foothills, she is currently a hydrogeologist working in water resources and environmental protection in the state of Florida, has served as Secretary and Treasurer for the Southeastern Geological Society, and is a member of the Religious Naturalist Association. She has published several creative and scientific works, including the Catians comic book and the Geologist in Love poetry collection.

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