Nature Therapy Recommended Reading

naturesense reading list for nature therapy and forest therapy

This is an ever expanding list.  
Please do send me your favourite suggestions

 

Book Worm in the House

Richard Louv
Last Child in the Woods
Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life,
The Nature Principle: Reconnecting with Life in a Virtual Age

Dr. Qing Li
Shinrin-Yoku: The art and Science of Forest-Bathing.  How trees can help you find health and happiness.

C.G. Arvay
The Biophilia Effect:  A scientific and spiritual exploration of the healing bond between humans and nature.

Ober / Zucker
Earthing.  Introducing you to tapping into the power of the earth, just by taking off your shoes!

Jorn Viumdal
Skogluft (Forest Air) The Norwegian Secret to Bringing the Right Plants Indoors to Improve Your Health and Happiness

Linda Buzzell
Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind

Theodore Roszak
Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth/Healing the Mind

Claire Cooper Marcus, Naomi Sachs
Therapeutic Landscapes: An Evidence-Based Approach to Designing Healing Gardens and Restorative Outdoor Spaces

Wallace Nichols
Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do

John Ratey
Go Wild: Eat Fat, Run Free, Be Social, and Follow Evolution’s Other Rules for Total Health and Well-being

C.G.Jung
The Earth Has a Soul: C.G.Jung’s Writings on Nature, Technology and Modern Life

Eva Selhub, Alan Logan
Your Brain on Nature

Daniel Winterbottom, Amy Wagenfield
Therapeutic Gardens: Design for Healing Spaces

Peter Wohlleben
The Hidden Life of Trees

C Mc Dougall
Born to Run: The Hidden Tribe and Ultra Runners:
Great for the anthropology and how we were literally born to run.  Barefooting it!  You do not have to like running to find this not just a fascinating read but it’s fun at the same time!

UK charity ‘Mind’ on Ecotherapy