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Presenter: Laura Cohen, MA, RCT, CCC (she/her/elle)

Date: Tuesday, April 30th, 2024

Time: 12pm - 1pm EST

CECs: 1

Level: Introductory

This event will be recorded 

Description: 

For counsellors who want to integrate nature and mental health, this webinar provides an overview of the benefits of exposure to the natural world as a healing method for various psychological issues and how to implement nature-informed therapy (NIT) into one’s practice.
Many mental health professionals are seeing the benefits of incorporating nature into their practices. Yet, many therapists feel unsure of the logistics around taking clients outside, limiting opportunities for the client. Using proven methods that Nature-Informed Therapy is clinically shown to benefit human physical and emotional well-being, these emerging methods are now being used for treatment of burnout, depression, anxiety, grief and ADHD. NIT is a form of transpersonal psychology that offers creative resources to a wide range of clients including adults and children.This 1-hour workshop will provide an overview of significant research findings and how to assess a client for NIT as an appropriate approach.

 

Feel restored by the benefits that this practice provides you, the clinician, as well as your clients!

 

Biography:

Laura Cohen, MA, RCT, CCC is a bilingual Registered Counselling Therapist in Nova Scotia, She is a certified Nature-Informed Therapist and partners with nature to help her clients process burnout, cope with stress, anxiety, and career identity. Through her 1-on-1 counselling and group hikes and retreats, she champions the science as well as the intuitive wisdom that creates a foundation for Nature-Informed Therapy. She is also a Parks Prescriptions (PaRX) prescriber and loves sharing the research and psychospiritual aspects of this approach.

Originally from Montreal, she holds a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from McGill University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a minor in Psychology from Concordia University. On her down time, Laura does yoga, ecotherapy retreats and reads tarot.

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Questions? events@ccpa-accp.ca

 

C&P MONTH EVENT - Nature Informed Therapy: a restorative practice for therapist & client

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  • Tuesday Apr 30 2024, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM