Practitioners

Below you will find some of our community of practice.

This page can help you understand the work that is emerging for our 2nd year Advanced Pathway students and our qualified practitioners. You can read a little bit about them, what support they can offer where they are located. If you are interested in working with them, please go to the contact info on their website or use the phone number provided.

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When you complete the Advanced Pathway Natural Academy, alongside our National Accrediting Partner OCN London, award you with a nationally recognised Level 4 qualification in Ecopsychology and Nature Based Practice.

This means that over the 2 year programme we have worked with you and supported your learning so that you are confident, competent, and capable of delivering our certified evidence informed models of practice.

These models are aligned to the three realms of practice of Ecopsychology and are:

South West England

Lorraine Trowers South West
South West / Stroud

Call: 07791 070893   Website: theplaceoutside.co.uk

Lorraine Trowers – Natural Academy

Call: 07791 070893 Website: theplaceoutside.co.uk   Location South West (Stroud)Bio Lorraine supports young people and adults within the natural environment to support positive health and mental wellbeing. She runs a Community Interest Company as a Nature Based...

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Bath, Bradford-on-Avon, and the surrounding area

Call: 07814 726543  Website: www.peterdarbyknight.co.uk

Peter Darby-Knight – Natural Academy

Call: 07814 726543 Website: peterdarbyknight.co.uk   Location Bath, Bradford-on-Avon,and the surrounding area South WestBio   Since returning to the west country having lived in London for 25 years, I have become increasingly aware of the value and importance of...

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Peter Darby-Knight Bath
Emily Chiswell Bristol
bristol & Hampshire, South West, South East

Call: 07857 934567   Website: www.emilychiswell.com

Emily Chiswell – Natural Academy

Call: 07857 934567 Website: emilychiswell.com   Location Bristol & Hampshire South WestBio I’m an ecotherapist and community facilitator with a passion for creating spaces for true, authentic connection and conversation. Welcoming the things we’re so often told...

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Devon, South West

Call: 07930 495226   Website: www.deepernature.uk

Emma Parker – Natural Academy

Call: 07930 495226 Website: deepernature.uk   Location Devon South WestBio Are you struggling with your emotions? Perhaps you feel overwhelmed, lost, or disconnected? Maybe you long for deeper purpose or meaning? As an ecotherapist I can support you, in partnership...

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Emma Parker Devon
Simon Martin Bristol
Bristol, South West

Call: 07956 323546
Website: linkedin.com/in/simonmartinlinkedin

Simon Martin – Natural Academy

Call: 07956 323546 Website: linkedin.com/in/simonmartinlinkedin   Location Bristol, South West, UKBio I’m a facilitator, leadership guide and coach, working one-to-one and with groups, with a focus on a living systems and trauma-informed leadership, and organisational...

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Cranbourne Chase, Dorset (can travel)

Call: 07825 161167   Website: unearthing-self.com

Ali Thomas (Final Year Student) – Natural Academy

Call: 07825 161167 Website: unearthing-self.com (under construction)   Location Cranbourne Chase, Dorset(can travel)Bio Ali is a trainee ecotherapist and Eco Depth Practitioner, and is certified to deliver NatureWell, Natural Academy's evidence based therapeutic...

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Ali Thomas Dorset
Fi Barrow Bristol
Bristol Area

Call: 07967 505425   Website: fibarrownatureconnect.uk

Fi Barrow – Natural Academy

Call: 07967 505425 Website: fibarrownatureconnect.uk   Location Bristol AreaBio I am a qualified Ecopsychologist having completed 3 years training with The Natural Academy and am certified to offer Nature Well, Natural Self Ecotherapy and Eco Depth practice. I offer...

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Jill Parsons – Natural Academy

Call: 07738 267913 Website: Jill Parsons Environmental Artist   Location Bristol AreaBio I am a qualified NatureWell, Natural Self Ecotherapy and Eco Depth Practitioner.  I am also an environmental artist, musician, creative facilitator and biophilic designer with an...

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Jill Parsons Bristol
Ruth Taylor Bristol
Bristol Area

Call: 07748 592277  Website: ruthtaylorcounselling.com

Ruth Taylor – Natural Academy

Call: 07748 592277 Website: ruthtaylorcounselling.com Location Bristol AreaBio I am a qualified and experienced eco-therapist with an integrative relational orientation. I invite you to be with me and with nature and together we help you to express what is troubling...

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South East England

Kate Drake South East
South East England (can travel)

Call: 07962 812199   Website: wildgathering.co.uk

Kate Drake – Natural Academy

Call: 07962 812199 Website: wildgathering.co.uk   Location South East East/Mid Suffolk and OnlineBio I am in my final year with Natural Academy training to be an eco therapist and ecopsychology practitioner.  I am based in the South East of England and have 30 years...

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South East, East/Mid Suffolk and online

Call: 07962 812199   Website: www.nature-in-mind.co.uk

Beth Stephens – Natural Academy

Call: 07912 172091 Website: nature-in-mind.co.uk   Location South East East/Mid Suffolk and OnlineBio Perhaps you are ready to take the first step on a beautiful journey where together, we will listen. With compassion, honesty and open heartedness we will gather up...

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Beth Stephens South East
Max Calligola London
South East, London, International, Italy

Call: +39 370 300 2467

Website: animaviridis.org

Max Calligola – Natural Academy

Call: +39 370 300 2467 Website: animaviridis.com   Location London and Italy South East InternationalBio I’m an ecopsychologist and nature-based facilitator. I’ve obtained my Diploma with the Natural Academy in 2022, after completing the vocational pathway. I live...

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South East, Worthing, West Sussex

Call: 07946 332746  Websites: wildgathering.co.uk
and worthingwellbeing.com

Siân Jones – Natural Academy

Call: 07946 332746 Websites: wildgathering.co.uk and worthingwellbeing.com   Location Worthing, West Sussex South EastBio I am an ecotherapist, nature based practitioner and integrative arts psychotherapist. I have over 20 years experience working as a therapist,...

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Siân Jones Worthing
Emily Chiswell Hampshire
Hampshire & Bristol, South East, South West

Call: 07857 934567   Website: www.emilychiswell.com

Emily Chiswell – Natural Academy

Call: 07857 934567 Website: emilychiswell.com   Location Bristol & Hampshire South WestBio I’m an ecotherapist and community facilitator with a passion for creating spaces for true, authentic connection and conversation. Welcoming the things we’re so often told...

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North England

Caroline Schofield North Wales
North England, North Wales, Northwest

Call: 07890 992576   Website: guided-by-nature.co.uk

Caroline Schofield – Natural Academy

Call: 07890 992576 Website: guided-by-nature.co.uk   Location North Wales/ Northwest North EnglandBio I love working in nature with people; offering support to those who want to live from a more grounded and rooted place in tune with nature and honouring one’s innate...

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North England, Nottingham/shire

Call: 07588 866336  Website: wildaswell.co.uk

Kate Whyatt – Natural Academy

Call: 07588 866336 Website: wildaswell.co.uk   Location Nottingham/shire North EnglandBio Kate spent 15 years working in Adult Social Care, specialising in person-centred support planning and intensive intervention with individuals who experience acute and enduring...

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Kate Whyatt Nottingham

Wales

Caroline White Wales
Wales, South Wales, Bristol and Sussex

Call: 07788 988122   Website: wildwellbeing.net

Caroline White – Natural Academy

Call: 07788 988122 Website: wildwellbeing.net   Location Wales South Wales, Bristol and SussexBio Modern western society is making us ill. We’ve become increasingly disconnected from nature, each other and – ultimately – ourselves. It wasn’t meant to be this way....

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International

Max Calligola International
South East, London, International, Italy

Call: +39 370 300 2467

Website: animaviridis.org

Max Calligola – Natural Academy

Call: +39 370 300 2467 Website: animaviridis.com   Location London and Italy South East InternationalBio I’m an ecopsychologist and nature-based facilitator. I’ve obtained my Diploma with the Natural Academy in 2022, after completing the vocational pathway. I live...

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North Spain, Online International

Call: +34 621 30 25 17
Website: ecoterapia-asturies-3.jimdosite.com

Ángela Lavilla Cañedo North Spain
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