Professional Ecotherapy Certification Program – New Zealand

Attention experienced therapists, psychologists, counselors and coaches: Get the skills and confidence to work with your clients in Nature.

Learn from ecotherapy pioneer David Talamo, US-based psychotherapist, how to integrate the healing magic of Nature into your clinical practice.

Whether you wish to work indoors or out on the land, this training will give you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to safely and effectively weave Nature into your therapeutic approach.

Get the skills and training you need to:

  • Make nature a prominent part of your life and work
  • Design your own ecotherapeutic treatment plans
  • Launch your own ecotherapy practice

In 8 days of  on-the-land meetings and 8 live video seminars, we’ll combine mindfulness, somatics, expressive arts and ceremony with home study to give you a foundation in the field of ecotherapy. To further deepen your learning, you will receive two individual ecotherpy sessions (each 1 hr) and two consultations (1 hr each) with Dave.

Program fee:  $3997 (NZD); Early bird discount of $300 if enrolled by 1st October

*Includes shared lodge or camping with kitchen. Meals are self catering.

Dave Talamo, MFT is founder of Wilderness Reflections. He has over 35 years of experience guiding wilderness trips, works as a therapist with youth and adults, and is a certified Wilderness First Responder. A Certified Hakomi Therapist, Dave is a pioneer in the field of ecotherapy and was one of the first quest guides to develop a somatic approach to questing. He is committed to the expression of joy and authenticity through the body and to helping others experience their own embodied selves in an intimate, ecstatic relationship with Nature. Currently, he spends most of his field time apprenticing new guides and training therapists in bringing Nature into the therapy process.

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29 Feb 2020 - 07 Mar 2020


All Day


$3997 ($300 discount if paid by 1st October)

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Kauaeranga Forest Education Camp
Thames, New Zealand
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