About the Program
This program is a six-week course that integrates nature connection with mindfulness and other resiliency practices to assist people with stress, anxiety, depression, and pain. The course is led by a team of licensed therapists. The program includes guided relaxation, mostly mindfulness and breathing techniques, forest bathing invitations, therapeutic group conversations, and information about stress and stress reactions, a healthy lifestyle, as well as nature’s role in health and stress reduction. Participants report leaving the course with a newfound appreciation for the healing capacity of nature in addition to having better tools to manage mental health challenges.
Heidi Schreiber-Pan, Ph.D. LCPC
Heidi Schreiber-Pan, Ph.D., LCPC, is a successful psychotherapist, the Executive Director of Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative and founder of Center for Nature Informed Therapy, a sought-after international speaker and trainer. She is also the author of the popular book Taming the Anxious Mind – A Guidebook to Relieve Stress & Anxiety.