ERIC Number: EJ857780
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
Ecotherapy: Tribalism in the Mountains and Forest
Davis, Keith M.; Atkins, Sally S.
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v4 n3 p272-282 2009
The paradigm of ecotherapy posits that personal health and healing are directly related to the health of the natural environment. Based on ideas in ecopsychology that involve the integration of psychology and ecology, ecotherapy is the application of ecopsychology to therapeutic practice. Described in this article are the paradigm of ecotherapy, the experiences of students taking a course in ecotherapy, and its implications for nature, healing, and therapeutic practice.
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Ecology, Therapy, Models, Counselor Training, Physical Environment, Group Activities, Graduate Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina