Ecotherapy with Kerryn Coombs-Valeontis

19 October 2018 to 22 October 2018

If you have ever known the power of nature to soothe the nerves, balance your perspective in challenging times, or simply feel renewed by a walk in a rainforest, or by the ocean, you know Ecotherapy!  

While the healing offered by nature is not new, it is being harnessed in new ways and settings.   

An Ecotherapist is an emerging form of healer, skilled in facilitation of nature-based immersions and experiences, with various  groups.  Work opportunities  within clinical or community settings, is increasing;  be it in mental health, disabilities, aged care /dementia, rehabilitation,  youth at risk and with children.  Management of these services, is waking to the benefits of Ecotherapy. Skilled and confident practitioners can make the most of the self-employment opportunities, that are ripening across Australia and New Zealand. 

The  Diploma of Ecotherapy (newly approved by IICT International Institute of Complimentary Therapists) is being first  taught at a series of retreat style workshops across the beautiful nature and wilderness of Aotearoa, from October 2018 - October 2019.

Or you can simply retreat:   If its  a slowdown to river-time, on the Otaki river, you need,  join us.  You can satiate your curiosity with attendance at workshops, or just walking by the river... 

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