Nature Based Therapy Certification

Building a Professional Relationship With Nature

We all have a personal relationship with Nature. The Nature Based Therapy Certification Workshop Series teaches how to foster a professional relationship with Nature to help improve your overall professional experience. We will offer the training at least twice a year in the Spring and Fall.

The content of this certification is adaptable to your professional needs. Thus far we have had the following professionals successfully graduate:

  • Mental Health Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Teachers
  • School Staff
  • Medical Professionals

Nature Based Therapy Certification Overview

 In order to promote a professional relationship with Nature, this course incorporates outdoor elements and includes educational, interactive, and experiential opportunities. We can travel to teach this content!

The Certification is a 6 workshop (3 hours each), for a total of 18 hours.

  • Intro to Nature Based Therapy
  • How to Integrate Nature Based Therapy (Virtual, Inside, or Outside)
  • Ethical and Legal Considerations of Integrating Nature Based Therapy
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within Nature Based Therapy
  • Nature Based Therapy Interventions
  • Self-Care Practices With Nature
***Continuing education credits are available for licensed therapists, totaling 18 CEs including 3 CE for cultural competency and 3 for legal/ethical topics.***

Become a Certified Nature Based Professional!

To amplify and further develop your professional relationship with Nature, become a Certified Nature Based Professional!

Requirements include:

  • Successful completion of the Nature Based Therapy Certification Series.
  • A year of participation in 1 hour group consultation demonstrating successful integration of skills into professional practice (at least 9 out of 12 times, and must last a duration of a year).
  • Passing a 50 question test.

**There is an additional one time fee for year of monthly consultations and test.

Nature Based Therapy Certification Agenda