September 27 - October 2, 2019
Translate your love of nature into your life and your work! Learn clinical, earth-based practices to enrich your professional work with individuals and groups. Immerse in nature with an earth-loving community. Let the wild ocean and lush flora of the island coast awaken and enliven you!
CE's available for Psychologists, LMFT's, LCP's, LCSW's and LPC's.
Join Ecotherapists Ariana Candell and Lizabeth Kashinsky on a magical five-day training at Windward Retreat Center, Ka’a’awa, Oahu. Enjoy a transformational experiential training filled with deep nature connection practices including: Authentic Movement in nature, Earth dream exploration and sacred ceremony to create altars, ritual, and mandalas.
Receive a $200 value FREE INTRODUCTION TO ECOTHERAPY COURSE when you SIGN UP by June 14th.
At the end of the training, you will be able to:
Apply a wide range of indoor and outdoor nature-based interventions into your current professional practice with individuals and groups.
Offer an outdoor individual ecotherapy session that integrates the seven steps of ecotherapy with your own professional modality.
Know how to create a safe, supportive group nature connection experience and describe the steps to design your own nature-inspired workshops.
Apply tools to support people in transforming their pain for the world into positive action, by using “The Work that Reconnects”.
Describe practices you can use to deepen personal connection with nature and create a plan for daily Earth-based personal practice.
Explain how to lead individuals and groups in reciprocal, respectful ways that strive not to perpetuate colonialism or cultural appropriation.
For more information, visit The Earthbody Institute:
Here's what participants are saying:
“This program has true holistic integrity. The teachings, the teachers, the venue and even the food were all in alignment with healthy eco-consciousness. There was a fabulous balance of practical and sacred approaches to ecotherapy both from a personal and clinical perspective. The curriculum was applicable to those who are newly acquainted to the natural world and also to those who have an abiding devotion to ecotherapy. I highly recommend this program for individual and collective evolution as a practitioner and as a human on this planet, at this time.”
Sarita Jessica Benn-Towle AMFT
"A transformative gift of inspiration, courage, vulnerability, authenticity, and vital connection...."
Paula Pappajohn, MA, RCC
“This program reignited my connection with the natural world. It gave me practical knowledge and skills to help others discover and strengthen their connections with self, others, and other-than-human beings. This program was life-changing and transformative”.
Brianne Smith, LMFT
For more information:
Ariana Candell, LMFT, R-DMT, Ecotherapist
Dance Movement Therapy, Ecotherapy
Call for a free consultation: 510 255-1141