John Muir

I finished reading a book of John Muir’s writings before I went away to Andalucia last week to see the autumn bird migration. Muir was a prolific writer and I wasn’t sure where to start. I had read about him and seen quotes of his over the years but never made the...

Student Supervision Ended

Katie finished her six month placement with me today. She was studying for a doctorate in psychology at UEL and chose ecotherapy as her last placement of the three year course. She is the second D.Psych I have supervised. I know I’m going to miss her working together....

Professional Training Day in Ecotherapy

I ran the latest ‘Ecotherapy Awareness’ workshop last Friday, the 7 September, and I am pleased to say it went really well. The day was sunny and warm and everyone who took part seemed to come with a positive attitude and a desire to get the most out of the day, and...

Environmental Arts Therapy

I’ve just finished reading Environmental Arts Therapy by Ian Siddons-Heginworth who has a background in drama therapy and works in Devon. Environmental Arts Therapy (EAT) is defined as ‘ a practical ecopsychology that uses the locations, themes , cycles and materials...

Ecotherapy on Radio 4 All in the Mind

Fiona Hill and Claudia Hammond came to the May ecotherapy workshop to record some of the morning session. They were collecting material for an All in the Mind programme for BBC Radio 4 which went out on 26/27 June. They interviewed myself and some of the participants....