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Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind Paperback – May 12, 2009
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is department chair of East-West Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies as well as an adjunct instructor at John F. Kennedy University and Pacifica Graduate Institute. He is also an academic adviser to graduate students at Antioch University, Prescott College, and Pacifica Graduate Institute.
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Finally a bridge has emerged to fuse the two seemingly separate worlds of psychology and ecology. Yes indeed a breakthrough. Psychology needs to get out of its head and navel gazing and move into the world AND the world of NATURE where we are intricately interconnected. And ecology (and environmentalism, per se) needs to get out of complaining about our woes and forgo the many guilt trips to discover a way for humans can actually feel and comprehend and act in the world from a centered place of our earth-natured human-ness.
The contributors of this excellent anthology are not merely academic in that stodgy sense but intellectuals who have heart AND are active in their communities. Just to give you some contributor names of outstanding people doing excellent work in real personal and social change (and who are preparing the foundation for whats coming down the pike) include deep ecologist Joanna Macy, peak oil activist Richard Heinberg, Transition Town leader Linda Buzzell, Robert Greenway, Transition Town activist Sarah Edwards, former mayor of Sebastopol Larry Robinson, Bill McKibben, famed Simplicity activist Cecile Andrews, farmer and Vet activist Shepherd Bliss, eco-spiritual publisher Lauren deBoer...Read more ›
That my friends is how ecotherapy is a healing source.
I have just recently discovered that it is a growing niche within the field, and that there are others who share my conviction of the importance of reconnecting people to the natural world. I very much needed this book, and the articulate voices here-in,
to nurture my practice (praxis) and find others with whom to build a network.
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This is a great book for those seeking to add a ecological approach to their therapeutic sessions with clients. It gives some out of the box ideas, namely wilderness therapy. Read morePublished 9 days ago by KimE
I just happen to be very interested in the subject, and there's not a lot written on it.Published 4 months ago by Margaret
I'm starting a meet up group to pratice nurturing the mind.the city parks will be our place to heal. I am a horticulist. Ecotheropy is my pratlce.Published 13 months ago by russee parvin