51. Social Work in the Great Outdoors with Tammy Thielman

On episode 51 of the TGO Podcast, social worker Tammy Thielman, BSW MSW RSW EMDR-CT EFW-MHP, joins me to talk about her nature-based therapy practice, Town & Country Counselling in Salmon Arm, BC, Canada. You will feel so encouraged & inspired after listening to this episode!   We discuss:

  • Tammy's transition into nature-based practice (and why she did)
  • How Tammy created her office in a cabin and things she considered in the design of her indoor nature-based therapy space on her property
  • Resources Tammy used to get started in her nature-based work and what she's learned about nature-based practice along the way
  • Types of children she works with in her counseling practice as a social worker
  • How Tammy takes care of herself while working with children who have experienced trauma
  • Differences between different professions working in nature-based therapy with children
  • Tammy's favorite nature-based therapy activities for children
  • How Tammy uses EMDR in her practice

Connect with Tammy on Instagram @townandcountrycounselling or check out her website at www.townandcountrycounselling.com  

Resources mentioned on this episdoe: The ConTiGO Approach Nature-Based Therapy Certification & Mentoring Program