Ecotherapy is an umbrella term that describes the process of healing that occurs naturally while spending time in nature.  Though it is primarily a "nature as therapist" approach, I hope to co-facilitate and guide this process in order to help you align with the healing powers inherent in the natural world and in you. The research has been mounting. Spending time in nature has some serious health benefits, including: decreased stress/anxiety levels, improved mood and feelings of health and robustness, a strengthened immune system, as well as improved mental performance and creativity.

*RATES of ecotherapy sessions vary from in office rates, based on duration and location.  Please inquire if you are intersted.  510-289-0203.

Weekly Ecotherapy Group

This ongoing group is a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in taking their process outdoors—into the beautiful oak, bay, and redwood forests of the Oakland hills. This group is for those who would like a respite from the bustle and hustle of the city, in need of time and space to slow down and reconnect with your self, strengthen your mindfulness practice, and process the challenges in your life with the guidance of nature and a licensed ecotherapist.

This group will meet every Thursday morning (10am - 12pm : $20 per person) and every Sunday morning (10am - 1pm : $30 per person) on an ongoing weekly basis. This is a drop-in class, but please call 510-394-5830 or email: to rsvp. *See below for location: Redwood Bowl Staging Area in Redwood Regional Park

Nature as Therapist - Process Group & Workshop:

This group is for anyone interested in exploring, deepening, and expanding their relationship with self, other, and with nature (regardless of level of experience):

Through psychotherapeutic processmindfulness meditation and ritual, as well as creative process, we will explore the self-healing and generative powers inherent within the nature / self connection.

This group will meet three consecutive Sundays (dates TBD) 9:30am-1:00pm. Cost will be $180 in total.  Please email or call with any questions:  (510-394-5830):

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Ecotherapy Location #1

Redwood Regional Park - Redwood Bowl Staging Area

Fern Ravine Trail, Oakland, CA 94611