“We often forget that WE ARE NATURE. Nature is not something separate from us. So that when we say that we’ve lost our connection to nature, we’ve lost our connection to ourselves.”
~ Andy Goldsworthy
Embodied Activism-Inspired Ecotherapy
In this time of immense cultural and ecological shifts, we have the sacred opportunity to embrace new radical possibilities for change. Let us come together to create new cultures of care, deepen our belonging to the other-than-human world, and weave these into systems that honor Life and serve justice.
We are an educational and transformational community dedicated to:
- Free Community Gatherings
- Professional Online Ecotherapy Certificate Training
- Land-based Immersion Trainings
- 100-Hour Professional Ecotherapy Certification Program
- Ecotherapy workshops open to all
Our Program designed for:
Licensed clinicians, interns and counseling students, wellness practitioners, coaches, ministers, teachers, healers, and more.
The Earthbody Institute Ecotherapy Training
YEAR-ROUND ONLINE COURSES
UPCOMING TRAININGS – REGISTER TODAY
LEVEL 1 – Online Ecotherapy Certificate Programs:
LEVEL 2 – Ecotherapy Certificate Immersion Programs:
LEVEL 3: Advanced Ecotherapy Training & Certification:
This year’s Level 3 is full.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be on waitlist or to join the 2023 cohort
What participants say:
~ Sherylyn Pitt, MSW LCSW LCAS
~ Kip Williams, MFT and Doctoral Student in Psychology
~ Memona Hossain, Service Resolution Coordinator – working with children and youth, Ontario, Canada
The Earthbody Institute Founder
Ariana Candell, LMFT, R-DMT, Ecotherapistfounded The Earthbody Institute in 2013. She has over 25 years experience as a licensed psychotherapist, and has been pioneering “Somatic Ecotherapy” for the last decade. Synthesizing a lifetime of therapeutic and expressive arts skills, Ariana created comprehensive programs to integrate Ecotherapy skills into healing work and social change.
Ecotherapy Training Instructors
Our instructors bring an abundance of ecotherapy experience and commitment as practitioners and teachers in the field of Ecotherapy. Most are certified ecotherapists and/or licensed clinicians.
Our Ecotherapy Community
We look forward to the continued expansion of collaboration with community groups, educational programs, clinics, activists and individuals interested in hosting and developing Ecotherapy workshops and trainings. We hope to offer national and international trainings in additional locations, including Canada and Europe.
OUR JUSTICE, EQUITY, DECOLONIZATION & INCLUSION STATEMENT
We are dedicated to deepening our understanding and taking concrete action as an organization and as individuals, for dismantling racism and other forms of oppression that persist throughout our lives. . . read more