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Professional Ecotherapy Certification Program 2017

March 25 @ 9:00 am - September 6 @ 9:00 pm


**Redesigned for 2017 to Accommodate Out of Town Students**

“The Time Has Come for Psychology to Embrace Nature and Humans as a Part of Nature”

Learn from ecotherapy pioneer David Talamo, MFT how to integrate the healing magic of Nature into your clinical practice. Whether you wish to work indoors or out on the land, this training will give you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to safely and effectively weave Nature into your therapeutic approach.

Using mindfulness, somatics, expressive arts and ceremony, this unique 8-month long certification program combines on-the-land daylongs and evening meetings with writing and study to give you a foundation in the field of ecotherapy and support you in being ready to clinically design your own ecotherapeutic treatment plans. Each student will receive two individual ecotherapy sessions with Dave (2 hrs per session) and have two individual consultations with Dave to refine their own ecotherapy approach and interventions (1 hr per consultation).

Who: Therapists, Interns, Social Workers, Psychologists, Coaches and other practicing mental health professionals eager to bring Nature to their clients and their clients to Nature.

When: The program starts Mar. 25, 2017 and ends Sept. 6, 2017.

The program begins with 8 days on wild lands in Marin County for experiential learning in Nature; 3/25-4/1.

We’ll meet in person (or by call-in for out-of-town students) on 9 Wed. evenings, 6-9 pm: 4/5, 4/19, 5/3, 5/17, 5/31, 6/14, 7/19, 8/23, and 9/6.

Where: On the land in west Marin County, CA and in the office in San Rafael, CA.

Fee: $3,897. Deposit $500. Limited to 10 participants. Early Bird Registration Discount: Enroll by Nov. 1st and receive a $400 discount.

90 CEUs available to MFTs and LCSWs (PCE 3930)



March 25 @ 9:00 am
September 6 @ 9:00 pm


Dave Talamo


Marin County
94930 + Google Map