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Nature: Central to Wilderness Therapy

Posted by Dr. J Huffine on June 30, 2021 | 0 comment(s)

8CF9201F 9CA4 4DFB 82FE E5D6D6B850B5Wilderness therapy programs are, by definition, outdoors in natural environments. But with the evolution of wilderness therapy into a research-based therapeutic model that includes more sophisticated techniques and approaches than just hiking and busting* (although these remain important!), the relevance and value to humans of being in nature can be forgotten. I want to emphasize that wilderness therapy started because of the inherent value of being in a natural environment. And that is still, in my opinion, one of the main reasons it is so effective.

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Worry Stones Help with More Than Worries

Posted by J Huffine on February 17, 2021 | 0 comment(s)

J Huffine 146Anxiety is a feeling. A common emotion. It basically is the warning signal of a threat. That perceived threat can be physical or emotional or both. When excessive, anxiety can become problematic. Once anxiety reaches a high level and causes personal distress or interferes with an individual’s ability to function adequately, it is termed an anxiety “disorder.”

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