Two Ecotherapy Programs for Therapists

Posted on December 17, 2023

“This One Wild and Precious Life” – A Ecotherapy Retreat for Those in the Helping Profession

Location: Waitati Ecotherapy Centre, Dunedin, Otago
Dates: February 16th to 20th (3pm Thurs to 3pm Tues)

• Spend quiet time self-connecting in nature.
• Deepen through mystery…. to the depth of knowing.
• Journey with the four directions somatically in nature
• Practice gentle yoga practices to match the rhythms of the natural world.
• Develop or continue your own daily mindfulness practice.
• Create nourishing connections in a supported community.
• Replenish your body with wholesome plant-based cuisine.

Financial investment: $1250 before 31st Dec $1500 after that.

“Wild at Heart” – A Somatic Ecotherapy Immersion – 10 Day Professional Training

Location: Kauaeranga Outdoor Education Lodge Thames
Date: 6th March – 16th March

The program will support participants, to develop a framework to facilitate a one-on-one Somatic Ecotherapy sessions. There are four modules each module revolves around the theme of one of the four cardinal directions and their associated stages of human development and transformation.
Facilitators: Toni McErlane – Counselor, Somatic Ecotherapist, Rites of Passage Guide, Mediator, NVC Facilitator
Bren Whitmore – Somatic Ecotherapist, Craniosacral Therapist, Deep Nature Connection Mentor and Wilderness Rites of Passage Facilitator
Financial Investment: Early bird Extended to 31st December $2950 after that date $3250