Amos Clifford
Santa Rosa, California
The visionary founder of ANFT

Guide's contact information

http://www.natureandforesttherapy.org
amos@natureandforesttherapy.org

Amos Clifford is the founder of the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs and author of the best selling Your Guide to Forest Bathing (Conari Press 2018). A student of Buddhist philosophy for over 20 years, Amos founded Sky Creek Dharma Center in Chico, California, where he emphasized the importance of meditation practice in wild places. Amos is also widely known for his work in restorative justice. He is founder of the Center for Restorative Process, where he has led the inquiry into how the principles of restorative justice can inform ways to heal the broken relationships between humans and the more-than-human world of nature. Amos holds a BS in Organization Development and an MA in Counseling from the University of San Francisco. Amos has been the primary developer of ANFT's acclaimed training programs.

Upcoming Events with this Guide
United Kingdom - Cohort 42
Forest Therapy Guide Training
June 24, 2019
Dartington Hall UK
1st Annual International Forest Therapy Conference and Congress
Annual Conference
July 11, 2019
Sonoma State University
Council of Waters and Trees Hollyhock 2019
Immersion
July 17, 2019
Hollyhock Retreat Cortes Island BC
Colorado - Cohort 46
Forest Therapy Guide Training
September 8, 2019
Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge
Houses of the Heart: Rocky Mountains 2019
Immersion
September 17, 2019
YMCA of the Rockies Colorado
Past Events with this Guide
Spring Gathering of Guides in Georgia
Gathering of Guides
March 22, 2019
Farmhouse Inn Georgia
Summer Gathering of Guides in Germany
Gathering of Guides
June 15, 2019
Mountain Retreat Center Germany
Council of Waters and Trees at River Dart, England
Immersion
May 26, 2019
River Dart Country Park UK
Mountain Forest Therapy Immersion and Way of the Guide
Immersion
June 11, 2019
Mountain Retreat Center Germany
Introduction to Forest Bathing at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Daylong Workshop
January 22, 2019
Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens
California - Cohort 35
Forest Therapy Guide Training
March 28, 2019
Dancing Deer
Gathering of Guides in Massachusetts
Gathering of Guides Georgia
November 10, 2018
Way of the Guide and Houses of the Heart: A day-long exploration
Immersion
November 17, 2018
Althea Spiritual Center
Slovenia - Cohort 40
Forest Therapy Guide Training
June 2, 2019
Kamp Koren
Council of Waters & Trees at Farmhouse Inn Georgia
Immersion
March 18, 2019
Farmhouse Inn Georgia
Council of Waters and Trees and Way of the Guide
Immersion
January 14, 2019
Jouvence, Quebec
Ottawa, Ontario - Cohort 23
Forest Therapy Guide Training
May 9, 2018
Carp Ridge EcoWellness Centre
Council of Waters & Trees
Immersion
October 7, 2018
YMCA of the Rockies Colorado
Council of Waters & Trees
Immersion
August 20, 2018
Hollyhock Retreat Cortes Island BC
Spain - Cohort 30
Forest Therapy Guide Training
September 21, 2018
Sanilles Eco Park Pyrenees
California - Cohort 27
Forest Therapy Guide Training
July 7, 2018
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Slovenia - Cohort 25
Forest Therapy Guide Training
June 2, 2018
Cerkno Resort Slovenia
United Kingdom - Cohort 24
Forest Therapy Guide Training
May 19, 2018
Dartington Hall UK
Costa Rica - Cohort 19
Forest Therapy Guide Training
January 15, 2018
Vida Mountain Eco Resort