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A rainbow over Corbett House at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling.

Lewis & Clark’s Ecotherapies Program Featured in The New York Times

New York Times reporter Christina Caron examines why mental health practitioners are hiking, camping and braving the elements with their clients — all in an effort to help them connect with the Earth, and with themselves.

Grounded, by Patricia Hasbach.

Patricia Hasbach Retires from LC; Publishes New Book

Dr. Hasbach has retired after more than 13 years of service to Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. She is a leading practitioner in the fields of ecopsychology and ecotherapy and has published a new book: Grounded, A Guided Journal to Help You Reconnect with the Power of Nature—and Yourself.


WebMD Asks “Do You Need a Nature Prescription?”

While accessing nature certainly doesn’t require a formal prescription, Patricia Hasbach, former certificate co-director and ecotherapist, does believe “ecotherapy is one tool that [therapists] have to draw on to strengthen and deepen the work that [they’re] doing with clients or patients.”

Doctors and Psychologists are “Prescribing Nature” to their Patients

In an article posted to their website, Columbia Sportswear discusses why spending time outside is healing with leading ecotherapists.
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Human Nature

Lewis & Clark’s Ecopsychology Program draws on the healing power of the outdoors to enhance mental health.