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Joanna Wise

Joanna Wise is a psychologist and Horticultural Therapist, currently engaged in research on a PHA-funded 2 year pilot project in Northern Ireland looking at the active therapeutic elements of an 8-week Horticultural Therapy programme for ‘hard-to-engage’ males, including (but not exclusively for) veterans. In her clinical work she specialises in trauma, and as part of her Counselling Psychology doctoral thesis, is currently on placement at the Traumatic Stress Clinic and the London Veterans’ Service, at St Pancras Hospital. Her book, Digging for Victory: Horticultural Therapy with Veterans for Post-Traumatic Growth was published by Karnac Books (2015).


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Post-Traumatic Growth
15 October 2016







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Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma: Lifting the Burdens of the Past


Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma provides psychotherapists and other helping professionals with a new body-based clinical model for the treatment of trauma. This model synthesizes emerging neurobiological....
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