Cheryl Fisher – Nature-Informed Therapy Techniques for Sensory, Cognitive & Emotional Development in Kids
Sensory Assessment Inventory and guided imagery
Create a Time Diary- How much time do you spend in nature?
Therapeutic Nature Enhanced programs
NATURE-INFORMED TECHNIQUES FOR:
Cognitive, Emotional Development
Increase focused attention
Improve sensory integration
Promote a calm but alert state
Complex problem solving opportunities
Promote less sensory overload
Provide exposure to a variety of tactile stimuli
Increase vestibular engagement
Create a whole brain, whole body experience
Bring the Outdoors In
Create natural lighting
Integrate natural elements
Animal assisted therapy
Tools for teaching mindfulness:
Natural settings promote:
Additional Nature-Informed Tools
Develop a Treatment Plan
Nature-informed tools and the application of case studies
Apply concepts of a nature-enhanced practice – craft a therapeutic homework guide
Nature as a co-therapist in your practice
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Strategies for ADHD, anxiety and depression
Creative nature-enhanced sensory experiences (indoors & out)
Nature-based mindfulness, meditation & movement techniques
Epidemic proportions of children are diagnosed with ADHD, depression, sensory overload, and low self-esteem.
As therapists/educators, we are constantly looking for new tools and techniques that will truly make a difference in the overall health and well-being of children, while improving educational and therapeutic settings.
Outdoor play not only has the power to increase sensory regulation, attention, social skills, creativity, and problem-solving, but it’s free and readily available. Unfortunately, the average child spends less than 30 minutes playing in natural settings, and recess is the first activity to be omitted in time-constraints and used as a disciplinary consequence.
Today kids know more about engaging in gaming, tablets, and social media, than they do about climbing trees and spying on bird nests, planting seeds and watching plants grow, and interacting in the natural world.
Join psychotherapist, counselor-educator, author, and nature-lover, Dr. Cheryl Fisher to bring the benefits of nature-informed therapy and play into your clinical practice. The kids you work with will be:
This workshop will provide you with evidence-based practices in the area of nature-child direct engagement and overall wellness. Come explore a fresh, creative and innovative way to engage kids of all ages.