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Waking up to Nature: A new direction for psychological practice

Milton, MJ (2009) Waking up to Nature: A new direction for psychological practice Ecopsychology, 1 (1). pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

Our relationship to the natural world is closely linked to our psychological and physical wellbeing. Despite this, a dilemma remains for therapeutic practitioners as to how we might engage with the evidence that abounds and what our practice/s might look like if we take this knowledge on board. By using a metaphor of a safari, this article reflects on the therapeutic disciplines and their relationships to the natural world both as it has been and as it may be evolving. By using the perspective of ecopsychology, this article introduces relevant research and literature that may be helpful in beginning a journey that integrates this knowledge into therapeutic practice.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Psychology
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Milton, MJUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : March 2009
Identification Number : 10.1089/eco.2008.0004.
Additional Information : This is a copy of an article published in Ecopsychology © copyright 2009 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Ecopsychology is available online at: http://online.liebertpub.com.
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 25 Jul 2014 08:32
Last Modified : 25 Jul 2014 08:32
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/713142

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