frequently asked questions

Most frequent questions and answers

Welcome to our FAQ page! We understand that you may have questions about our ecotherapy sessions and how they can benefit you or your loved ones. We’ve compiled a list of commonly asked questions to provide you with the information you need. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly. We’re here to help and guide you on your journey towards healing and well-being.

Your initial consultation is only $80. If you need therapy, it is essential to understand the different adventures before developing a treatment plan. Eden Dawn mental health therapists charge per session, with prices fluctuating on the experiences available, based on your budget and tailored outdoor adventure.

 

The number of sessions you book and where you live can affect your costs. Also, the current status of your mental health issues will determine which type of experience you’ll need.

Yes!  While many think therapy is expensive, you are paying for a professional service that focuses on life-altering treatment options. Those suffering from mental health conditions require this level of support. For those who cannot afford help, there are various options available, including nominating yourself or others on Eden Dawn’s “nominate” page. These free sessions are funded by donations, so please show your support for your struggling loved ones and visit our “donate” tab.  

Ecotherapy is an approach that rests on the idea that being in nature is required for our mental and physical health. It explores how our relationship with nature is an essential part of our humanity.

 

Ecotherapy affirms that to be truly healthy and whole, we must use it as a therapeutic method to improve our well-being. It has ancient roots in indigenous people’s knowledge of the healing powers of nature and practices of honoring the Earth.

Numerous evidence-based studies prove that Ecotherapy can:

 

  • lift depression
  • release stress and anxiety
  • improve sleep
  • reduce substance abuse
  • diminish mental fatigue
  • lessen eating disorder symptoms
  • strengthen the immune system
  • lessen post-traumatic stress disorder
  • and much more

Ecotherapy is an excellent fit if you:

– Are going through a significant transition and need some grounding and clarity
– Are overwhelmed at work or home and want rejuvenation, calm, and peace
– Need to clear your mind and find solutions to your problems
– Know that being in nature is healing and want more of it
– Would like motivation to exercise
– Feel uncomfortable about going outside alone and would like this to change

– Need assistance with substance abuse

Numerous evidence-based studies prove that Ecotherapy can:

 

  • lift depression
  • release stress and anxiety
  • improve sleep
  • reduce substance abuse
  • diminish mental fatigue
  • lessen eating disorder symptoms
  • strengthen the immune system
  • lessen post-traumatic stress disorder
  • and much more
  • For resilience. According to a 2018 review of studiesTrusted Source, children living in rural areas tended to have greater resilience to stress, higher levels of self-worth, and improved concentration and cognitive abilities. Time outdoors can also promote creativity and strengthen their sense of self.

 

 

 

 

  • For post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The same review found support for ecotherapy as a promising intervention for veterans living with post-traumatic stress. A 2017 review emphasizes the potential benefits of nature therapy for symptoms of PTSD, particularly for those who have difficulty following other treatment programs or find them unhelpful. 

 

 

 

  

 

  • For nervous system recovery. Research from 2010 Trusted Source suggests that when you’re exposed to stress, the sounds of nature may help your nervous system recover faster than sounds of traffic and other common city noises.

 

 

 

    

 

  • For improved well-being. A 2020 review trusted Source suggests gardening can promote emotional well-being. Research from 2019 also supports the benefits of gardening for patients at a psychiatric hospital. Many reported better moods, increased calm, feelings of belonging, and a deeper understanding of their mental      health.

Though ecotherapy is an emerging field, the consensus among experts remains consistent: Spending time in nature will have a positive impact on your mental health.

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