Links to helpful websites, groups, and readings will be updated periodically.

Suggested Books (in no particular order):

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder, Richard Louv

What Can I Do?: An Alphabet For Living, Lisa Harrow

101 Things You Can Do For Our Children’s Future, Richard Louv

Ecotherapy: Healing With Nature In Mind, Buzzell & Chalquist, ed.

Earth Prayers From Around The World: 365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations For Honoring The Earth, Roberts & Amidon, ed.

Sisters Of The Earth: Women’s Prose And Poetry About Nature, Lorraine Anderson, ed.

Holdfast: At Home In The Natural World, Kathleen Dean Moore

Sharing Nature With Children,  &  Sharing the Joy of Nature: Nature Activities For All Ages, Joseph Cornell

Celebrating The Land: Women’s Nature Writings, 1850-1991, Karen Knowles, ed.

Ecotherapy: Healing Ourselves Healing The Earth, Howard Clinebell

Tending Inner Gardens: The Healing Art of Feminist Psychotherapy, Lesley Irene Shore

Nature Ranger, Richard Walker

Listening to Nature: How to Deepen Your Awareness of Nature, Joseph Cornell

Handbook Of Animal Assisted Therapy: Theoretical Foundations And Guidelines For Practice, Aubrey H. Fine

The Circle of Simplicity: Return To The Good Life, Cecile Andrews

Animal Assisted Therapy In Counseling, Cynthia Chandler

 Reconnecting With Nature: Finding Wellness Through Restoring Your Bond With The Earth, Michael J. Cohen

Prejudice Against Nature: A Guidebook for the Liberation of Self and Plalnet, Michael J. Cohen

Ecological Counseling: An Innovative Approach to Conceptualizing Person-Environment Interaction, Robert K. Conyne

Field Notes From A Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, Elizabeth Kolbert

 Slow Is Beatiful: New Visions Of Community, Leisure, And Joie De Vivre, Cecile Andrews

Ecopsychology: Restoring The Earth Healing The Mind, Roszak,, Gomes, and Kanner, ed.

Nature-Guided Therapy: Brief Integrative Strategies For Health And Well-Being, George W. Burns

The Geography Of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places Nabhan & Trimble

Into The Field: A Guide To Locally Focused Teaching, Leslie, Tallmadge, Wessels

Choosing Simplicity: Real People Finding Peace And Fulfillment In a Complex World, Linda Breen Pierce

The Sense Of Wonder, Rachel Carson

Environment And Society: Human Perspectives On Environmental Issues, Charles L. Harper

Beyond Echophobia: Reclaiming The Heart In Nature Education, David Sobel

Resources for Mental Health Professional Self-Care:

https://webspace.utexas.edu/neffk/pubs/shapiro%20caregivers.pdf

http://www.apa.org/apags/profdev/victrauma.html

http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/display/article/10168/47641

http://www.uic.edu/orgs/convening/vicariou.htm

http://www.division42.org/MembersArea/Nws_Views/articles/Ethics/no_time.html

Links regarding importance of play and nature in childhood:

http://www.childrenandnature.org

http://www.education.com/magazine/article/Nature_Deficit/

http://countrycamp.wordpress.com.

http://www.education.com/reference/article/importance-getting-children-out-in-nature/

http://green-changemakers.blogspot.com/2009/07/10-reasons-play-can-make-you-healthy.html

http://www.whitehutchinson.com/children/articles/nature.shtml
  

Links for Animal Assisted Therapy:

http://www.deltasociety.org/Document.Doc?id=427

http://research.vet.upenn.edu/Portals/36/media/CIAS_AAI_white_paper.pdf 

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2323374

http://www.deltasociety.org/Document.Doc?id=193

http.//deltasociety.org

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/berg/anthroz/2009/00000022/00000002/art00004

htpp.//wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal-assisted_therapy

http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/CRDWeb/ShowRecord.asp?ID=12007009095

Links for Nature Assisted Therapy, Green Therapy or Ecotherapy:

http://www.legacyhealth.org/documents/Gardens/What%20is%20therapeutic%20horticulture.pdf

http://www.djc.com/special/landscape98/10037844.htm

http://www.divinecaroline.com/22189/94168-therapeutic-gardening–natural-approach-health

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/70852.php

http://www.joannamacy.net/

http://www.terrapsych.com/crisis.html

http://www.peopleandparks.org/images/stories/reports/Ecotherapy-The%20green%20agenda%20for%20mental%20health.pdf

http://ruscombegreen.blogspot.com/2009/06/ecotherapy-slowing-down-to-natures-pace.html

http://www.anglia.ac.uk/ruskin/en/home/news/archive/ecotherapy.html

http://orionsociety.org/

http://www.ecopsych.com/2004artnews.html

http://74.125.95.132/search?q=cache:1vW3SqHY0YsJ:counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/vistas09/Sablatura.doc+ecotherapy+research&cd=9&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a

http://www.ecotherapyheals.com/research.html

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3 Responses to “Resources”

  1. Ken Contreras said

    Love this concept for treatment. Hope you get loads of responses. Keep in mind, I have many gophers and voles to contribute to your cause!!!

  2. Linda Reynolds said

    I love it. And I’m inspired! Have you seen the treehouses in Eureka Springs? I thought of you when I was checking out lodging for our trip and came across the fabulous structures.

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