68. Using Living Books to Inspire Creative Treatment Planning in Your Nature-Based Practice

Ever heard of a "living book"? In this episode, you'll learn how to select and use living books for planning nature-based therapy sessions. I give a brief introduction to Charlotte Mason educational philosophy, which emphasizes the use of living books. Living books are characterized by rich ideas, engaging stories, and timeless truths. They foster creativity and enhance therapy sessions without preaching at children. You'll learn practical tips for selecting and using living books to inspire therapy activities for your nature-based sessions.  

00:00 Introduction to Therapy in the Great Outdoors

01:00 Episode 68: Planning Nature-Based Therapy Sessions

02:06 The Concept of Living Books 03:29 Charlotte Mason's Educational Philosophy

08:10 Using Living Books in Therapy

18:38 Practical Examples and Resources

24:57 Conclusion and Listener Engagement

26:35 Bonus: Free Resources for Nature-Based Therapy  

Resources mentioned in this episode: What a Living Book Sounds Like - Simply Charlotte Mason podcast Falling Upwards by Richard Rohr

Get a free book list from Laura to help you get started using living books in your nature-based therapy practice at https://www.therapyinthegreatoutdoors.com/books