Are you or your clients exhausted from the grind of meeting over a screen? Even before the pandemic, could you sense a certain antsiness in some of the clients you saw in your office? As virtual sessions expand the idea of where therapy can successfully be conducted, more and more practitioners have abandoned both screens and offices to work outdoors. In this workshop, we’ll head outside to experience just how the “Walk and Talk” movement—which engages nature, the body, and the mind— provides a powerful assist to traditional talk therapy. This hybrid workshop will include classroom time, and a beautiful walk through nearby Rock Creek Park. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, and be prepared with gear for rain or shine. In this workshop, you’ll discover:
Jennifer Udler, LCSW-C, of Positive Strides Therapy, moved her Maryland practice outside eight years ago. She’s presented widely on the positive effects of doing therapy in motion and outdoors. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, Psychotherapy Networker, Outside Magazine, and on Sirius XM radio.