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Introduction to Nature Informed Therapy

September 16 @ 9:00 am 10:30 am

Nature Informed Therapy finds its roots in the belief that – nature heals, nature is everywhere and for everyone. Through evidence-based and intentional engagement with the natural world, Nature Informed Therapy can alleviate the negative effects of mental health distress.

With an emphasis on reciprocal relations with the world around us, its courses, retreats and programs encourage a future with deeper connection to ourselves, others and our own spirituality.

In this presentation, you will learn from Anne Contee, a Certified Nature Informed Therapist (CNIT) and Dr Heidi Schreiber-Pan about this unique and growing field.

Learn more about Nature Informed Therapy here: https://www.natureinformedtherapy.com/about

Please note: The HPG workshop series is approved by the D.C. Board of Social Work for ten 1.5 hour workshops from Sept – June for a total of 15 CEUs if you attend all workshops. CEU certificates are emailed upon request in July. There is a requirement of 2 CEU credit hours or more for a certificate.

* This HPG presentation will be recorded. For those who would like to attend, but find that the time of the presentation doesn’t work with your schedule, you may signup and get the recording of the presentation afterwards.



$25 Drop-In Free | Free for HPG Members


About the presenters:

Anne Contee is a Couple’s relationship therapist, licensed to practice in Maryland and Florida. Anne was born and raised in India where she developed her passion for yoga/Ayurveda. She founded the White Lotus Wellness Center and was a professor of Yoga Studies within the University of Maryland’s Kinesiology department. Anne fused her previously earned master’s in business, her lifelong yogic devotion, and her 2nd master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling to provide professional counseling services, integrating a holistic approach that emphasizes the connection of mind, body, and spirit.

Currently training in Chi for Two, Anne is working in communities of color with a collaborative approach to addressing multi-generational trauma. Anne is a featured writer for Counseling Today magazine where she speaks about the absence of cultural competencies in the mental health industry.

Heidi Schreiber-Pan, Ph.D. is a licensed professional clinical counselor and clinical director of the Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative (CMHC) in Towson, Maryland and founder of the newly launched Center for Nature Informed Therapy. Dr. Schreiber-Pan specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, PTSD, OCD, stress reduction and occupational burnout.

Her workshops and seminars are offered all over the United States. As an affiliate and former faculty member of Loyola University, Maryland, her past research has focused on resiliency, psychological well-being and nature informed therapy. She is the author of the successful self-help book: Taming the Anxious Mind.


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