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We are pleased to announce the release of the 2nd edition of Horticultural Therapy Methods! Now available for purchase here.

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Linking People and Plants

Horticultural Therapy Methods:
Connecting People and Plants in Health Care,
Human Services, and Therapeutic Programs,
Second Edition

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By Rebecca L. Haller and Christine L. Capra, Ed.
2016 CRC Press; Hardcover 184 pages

Horticultural therapy is a recognized and respected therapeutic modality conducted by trained, registered professionals. This book presents types of programs, settings, and goals in horticultural therapy. It outlines treatment planning; development of sessions to meet treatment objectives; motivation and behavior management techniques; documentation guidelines; practical approaches for wellness; and resources for activity ideas. All existing chapters in the current edition are updated, and this new edition contains a new chapter on planning horticultural therapy sessions.

Key Features:

  • Contains professional methods that are specifically geared for horticultural therapy practice.
  • Includes methods for the entire treatment process, including goals, objectives, sessions, activities, and documenting participant change.
  • Provides guidance for horticultural therapy session planning.
  • Contains wide-ranging examples of treatment strategies.
  • Concepts and methods are also applicable to therapeutic horticulture use and related endeavors, such as school and community gardening.

Horticultural Therapy Methods: Connecting People and Plants in Health Care, Human Services, and Therapeutic Programs, Second Edition can be purchased from:


Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practices

Horticulture as Therapy

 

By Sharon P. Simson, PhD and Martha C. Straus, HTM
1998 Haworth Press; Softcover, 478 pages

Horticulture as Therapy, a thorough and comprehensive volume, teaches how HT can be used with different populations in a variety of settings, what resources are available, effective treatment strategies and the concepts behind horticultural treatment.

To Purchase:

 


Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture

Horticultural Therapy Methods

American Horticultural Therapy Association

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


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