Introduction to Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing)

Emma Pritchard | Mon 12th Sept | 1-day Workshop | Poole

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Do you connect to nature? 

Join this unmissable 1-day workshop in Poole, Dorset to learn more about Forest Bathing and how you can use it in therapy.

You will learn: 

  • how Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing) and working alongside nature can complement and support your therapeutic practice. 
  • the history and scientific benefits of Shinrin Yoku to support our clients and our own physical and mental health and well being.
  • the healing properties of the spiritual element of Nature and how symbols, imagery and stories can support our clients to awaken their subconscious into their conscious mind.
  • understand practical essentials of contracting for working outdoors with our clients, for example, permissions, outdoor first aid, insurance, risk assessments, case studies and practical exercises.

Join us on Monday 12th September, 9:30am - 4:30pm in Poole, Dorset. Click here to book your place.

Ticket sales will close on Friday 9th September at 4pm.

This is an in-person workshop and we will review arrangements 2 weeks' before the event and inform you of any changes.

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Key Benefits

Working as a counsellor within nature is the ideal way to support our self-care to ensure we are being the best we can be for our clients, alongside supporting the healing of our clients, as they reconnect to their bodies , minds and spirit within nature.

How much will it cost?

  • General Admission - £75.00 
  • IMC Student / Graduate - £60.00
  • Free CPD places for IMC Students only x 6 - please visit the website to check availability or email to be added onto a waiting list.

Target Audience

If you are interested in evolving your counselling practice into outdoor spaces, then this course will enable you to feel competent and confident to offer your clients outdoor sessions going forward. Attendance at this course will enable entry to the Four Seasons Workshops running later in the year.

Meet Emma Pritchard

I am an accredited counsellor and in 2018 I began to evolve my counselling practice within woodland spaces. I am now a certified forest therapist and integrate Shinrin yoku (forest bathing) within my counselling practice working solely outdoors with young people, families and adults.

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