Nature in integrative psychotherapy and supervision

Maruša Zaletel Tekavc


In the article the author describes how we can integrate nature into relational integrative psychotherapy and supervision. A proposal for an expanded model Self-in-relationship is given. The integration of nature into different relational methods is presented. The author explores different ways of working outdoors like using mindfulness, metaphors and equine assisted supervision. Possible consideration and difficulties when working therapeutically outdoors are discussed. At the end ecological and spiritual topics in outdoor therapy are considered.


ecotherapy; ecosupervision; relational methods; outdoor integrative psychotherapy; metaphors; equine assisted supervision; ecological topics.

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