CSPH 5642: Nature Heals: An Introduction to Nature-Based Therapeutics

This course is offered completely online. 

Graduate Students, undergraduate students with junior status or above, or instructor consent.
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Course Description

This graduate level course will cover the basic theories and approaches of Nature-Based Therapeutics including restorative environments, therapeutic horticulture, animal assisted interactions, therapeutic landscapes, forest bathing, green care farming, facilitated green exercise, wilderness therapy and ecopsychology. The course includes:

  1. historic and theoretical perspectives
  2. research into specific techniques
  3. application of techniques to specific population and setting

Contact [email protected] for additional information.

Course Format
Semester Course Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

CSPH 5642 Course Flyer (PDF)