Patricia Hasbach, PhD is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and clinical psychotherapist with a private practice in Eugene, Oregon, and is the co-Director of the Ecopsychology Certificate Program at Lewis & Clark College. She has been a pioneer in the practice of Ecotherapy – a method of treatment that recognizes the healing benefits of interactions with nature.
Dr. Hasbach is an author and co-editor of two MIT Press books: Ecopsychology: Science, Totems, and the Technological Species (2012) and The Rediscovery of the Wild (2013). She is currently working on a guided journal for adults focused on re-connecting with the natural world, to be published by Simon & Schuster in 2022. She has published numerous book chapters and professional journal articles, and is a guest blogger for the international online forum, The Children & Nature Network. Her work has been cited in Rich Louv’s books, Our Wild Calling, The Nature Principle, and Vitamin N; and in several popular and professional magazines including Outside Magazine, Time Magazine, Vogue, The NY Times Sunday Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Sierra Magazine, The Psychotherapy Networker, The Utne Reader, The Christian Science Monitor, The Observer (a publication by the Association for Psychological Science), The Monitor (a publication of the American Psychological Association), and Counseling Today (a publication of the American Counseling Association). She is a member of the Editorial Board of the peer- reviewed journal, Ecopsychology.