As you begin your practicum journey, you will not be alone. ANFT is proud to offer you the support that has been developed through years of experience in training guides and is always growing. Beyond the support of your mentor, you will also receive a Level 1 Guide-in-Practicum membership. With your membership you'll have access to online resources, the wisdom of community, and discounts on upcoming programs. You'll also be an active member of an association working to professionalize and expand Forest Therapy around the world.   Please look for a Welcome & Congratulations email within 10 days of your training end date. This email will explain your benefits and how to login.

Your immediate Membership Benefits include:

  • Access to the Member Library. This includes recordings of songs from the training and from our community, research in the field of Forest Medicine, press covering our practice, and podcasts and videos you can browse for continuing learning and professional growth.
  • Access to Professional Member Calls, including access to dozens of recorded member series calls on business development, marketing, guiding special groups and more from ANFT guides, mentors and trainers.
    The ability to enter Guided Walk Reports. Tracking your walks on our database helps us to demonstrate the growth of our practice and helps you keep track of your level of guiding experience. Guides earn badges that display on their ANFT member profiles for every 50 walks entered.
  • Private ANFT Forest Therapy Guide Facebook Group invitation. ANFT has two private Facebook groups - one in English and the other in Spanish. There groups are where you can bring any and all questions to the entire community of guides. It is an invaluable resource and a great way to stay connected to what’s happening in the global sphere of Forest Therapy. To receive an invitation to join, ‘like’ the official ANFT public Facebook page, then send a Facebook message with your Facebook profile email, cohort #, and which group(s) you would like to join.
  • Forest Bathing International Conference Registration Discount. We hope to see you there!

To begin accessing your membership benefits, go to Member Login and Request a Password using the email address that ANFT has on file. Enter your new password to login. You can change your password in Manage Account.

Explore the new Member Gateway and join us on social media (Twitter, Instagram & Facebook).

Please contact should you have questions or comments.

In harmony,

Director of Member Services