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Hayley Marshall

Hayley Marshall has worked outside in natural spaces for many years. During this time she has developed an expansive relational psychotherapeutic approach incorporating the vital presence of nature. She is a UK based outdoor and indoor TA psychotherapist supervisor and trainer with 20 years' experience. She has been working clinically in the outdoors for many years, and has co-authored (with Martin Jordan) a ground-breaking article on the outdoor therapeutic frame in the European Journal of Psychotherapy in 2010; and written a chapter on clinical outdoor practice in Ecotherapy: Theory Research and Practice due to be published by Macmillan in July 2016. She has also written a column on outdoor practice - The View from Here - for The Transactional Analyst. She trains and supervises outdoor psychotherapists and facilitates an ongoing advanced outdoor practitioner group in the Peak District.


Past and present Confer events
Psychotherapy and the Natural World
Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November 2016








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