Wilderness Therapy Theory Training

Mental Health, Youth/Children

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The programme will be experiential with camping and nature immersion as the core of the programme, with teaching embedded through the days and exercises woven into the fabric of the local environment and group.

This is an educational programme for people who are currently working or planning to work in social work, therapeutic or pedagogy field.

The training forms part of 2 modules which are complementary. The Theory of Wilderness Therapy is offered in conjunction with a week’s Wilderness immersion which explores the practicalities and practice of wilderness therapy in the field.

To book: Email [email protected] to request a booking form or download it from https://wildernessfoundation.org.uk/wilderness-therapy-training-2020/

What you will learn

An exploration and deepening understanding of the main theoretical approaches that lie behind wilderness therapy. We will explore the applications of theory and practice in a dynamic and experiential way. This includes tools such as the use of metaphor and landscape interpretation and connection, and also touching on the theoretical underpinning of the subject and experience.

What you require

  • Pay a deposit of £135 at the time a completed booking form is submitted.
  • Arrange your own transport to and from our site.
  • Camping equipment if you prefer using your own. Otherwise, you can borrow from us.



Whitbreads Farm Lane, Chatham Green, Chelmsford, East of England, CM3 3FE

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