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Greater Access to Nature

We have signed @ukyouth4nature letter along with 50+other organisations, calling for investment for greater access to nature for everyone. Our CEO, Jo Roberts, explains why: “Understanding the devastation of green and natural space on biodiversity is hard enough, but its loss  will impact the wellbeing of our youth and communities as well. We call on [...]

Why 1-1 Wilderness Therapy is Important

At the Wilderness Foundation UK, our therapy programmes encourage clients to explore issues around the challenges they face with their mental health while actively participating in a natural setting. For example, the associate wilderness therapist will sit with a client around a fire and enquire about the client's experiences, whether it involves issues with [...]

Wilderness and nature therapy camps for teens/young people

  We offer non-residential and residential camps for young people who are experiencing difficulties in their young lives or who are experiencing problems with their mental health and wellbeing.  These range from 2 to 4 days in duration, with some including overnight camping. Our programmes are nature-based and use a range of activities and skills [...]

Year in Review: Wilderness Therapy

Jo Roberts delivered wilderness therapy training course for 12 therapists from Poland and the Czech Republic in the Natura 2000 protected mountain region of SE Poland bordering on the Ukraine and Slovakia. The area is made up of mixed woodland and ancient beech forest with exciting biodiversity including wolves, bison and wild boar. Carrying all [...]

2018-09-26T09:46:40+00:00December 19th, 2017|Foundation News, Wilderness Therapy|0 Comments

Wilderness Therapy – Turning Tree workshops

The Turning Tree - Art and the Symbolic Imagination Friend of the Wilderness Foundation, Ivan Daggett, is running a series of Wilderness Therapy workshops called The Turning Tree. These serve as a series of supportive workshops at the seasonal change times of the year where time is spent alone in nature and art making in the studio as [...]

2018-09-26T09:49:46+00:00August 3rd, 2015|Wilderness Therapy|0 Comments

Wilderness Foundation engaged to run Wilderness Therapy Training in Slovakia

We are delighted that the Wilderness Foundation UK have been engaged by Navrat RDZO to work with their team and other therapists to run a Wilderness Therapy trail in Slovakia  to explore working therapeutically in wild places. Jo Roberts has been the CEO of the Foundation for the past 13 years and has founded a range of [...]

2018-09-26T09:50:00+00:00June 19th, 2015|Wilderness Therapy|0 Comments

Join up Dots podcast by Wilderness Foundation CEO

Changing The Lives Of Young Adults With The Help Of Nature Recently Jo Roberts, our CEO was interviewed by joinupdots.com and her podcast on 'Changing The Lives of Young Adults with the Help of Nature' can be accessed here: Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes Click Here to Subscribe via RSS (non-iTunes feed) Todays guest [...]

Wild Trail Training

Wild Trail Training We are organising a Five day Ecotherapy Journey for Outdoor Practitioners in Wales betweeen 22nd and 26th September 2014.  The Training will be led by Hayley Marshall UKCP Reg Psychotherapist and Rob Collister Mountain Guide. "A physical journey into wild country evokes a dynamic emotional connection with the natural world. Working therapeutically within this process helps [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:56+00:00April 25th, 2014|Courses, Wilderness Therapy|0 Comments

Guardian Newspaper (7.10.2013) quote Wilderness Foundation UK

The problem with education? Children aren't feral enough On Monday 7th October the Guardian Newspaper published an article on the benefits of outdoor learning. George Monbiot quoted the Wilderness Foundation's projects which utilise Wilderness Therapy as a way of facilitating personal awareness, development and change.  This exposure to nature can bring substantial mental health benefits. [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:58+00:00October 11th, 2013|Media, TurnAround Essex, Wilderness Therapy|0 Comments
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