Ecotherapists in Public Schools

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A school in UK has hired an ecotherapist as part of their strategy to improve the mental health of students. Ecotherapist will work with individual students and provide groups in a first of its kind program.

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The UK seems to be more advanced in their approach to integrating the health benefits of nature into education and the health care system. Hopefully with time North American organizations will also promote nature as a way to improve mental health in our populations.

Link to the article on the Independent.

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