“I didn’t let anything stop me from coming on the nature walk, and that means I have the ability to stop stalling on everything else”

Janice Ford is a Certified Life Transitions Coach and Nature Therapy Guide who empowers women using a nature-based coaching approach to live their best lives by helping them to discover the fiercest version of themselves and reach for their dreams in the areas of business/career, relationships, and financial/wealth management. The following is a short excerpt […]

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Nature Therapy Activity for Protection, Safety, and Growth: Tree Bark

Jenny McNees holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Alabama, an M.S.W. from Alabama A&M University, and soon will hold certification as a Nature Therapy Guide. She has worked in the mental health field for the past 21 years, most recently in the medical social work setting, where she helps patients with chronic […]

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A Day of Zen: Nature Therapy in the Adirondacks

An experienced therapist and non-profit director with over 20 years working with various special populations, Grace Kelley graduated from the Natural Wellness Academy as an Advanced Nature Therapy (Nature Spirit Walks) Guide. This is an excerpt from her final project for her certification, where she reports on a multifaceted nature therapy experience that she designed and led at […]

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A Nature Therapy Case Study: Using Metaphors in Nature

An experienced entrepreneur, coach, and outdoorswoman based in the Netherlands and Alaska, Manuela van Prooijen graduated from the Natural Wellness Academy as an Advanced Nature Spirit Walks (Nature Therapy) Guide. This is an excerpt from her final project for her certificate, where she led a client on a Nature Spirit Walk and helped them use […]

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