Christy Thomson
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Guide's contact information

christy@natureandforesttherapy.org

Christy is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide and Mentor. Her forest therapy practice works primarily through local organizations: counseling services, local and state parks, and ACRES landtrust. Indiana's beautiful deciduous forests are wonderful, all four seasons. She is currently in school studying Environmental Science, with a minor in Religious Studies. Besides her interest in indigenous people's use of plant medicine and the translation of that in to modern herbal medicine, Christy is deeply involved in a personal inquiry around the intersection of faith traditions and forest therapy, and she leads quarterly discussions with guides on this topic. She is the music program director for the local YMCA, a violinist and vocalist. She finds her quiet time in the outdoors to take the star role in her self-care.

Upcoming Events with this Guide
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
Summer Gathering of Guides in Germany
Gathering of Guides
June 15, 2019
Mountain Retreat Center Germany
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
Herbal Medicine and Tea in Forest Therapy and Beyond
Immersion
August 25, 2019
Morton Arboretum, Chicago
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
Introduction to Forest Bathing at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Daylong Workshop
January 22, 2019
Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens
Way of the Guide and Houses of the Heart: A day-long exploration
Immersion
November 17, 2018
Althea Spiritual Center
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
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
Ohio - Cohort 29
Forest Therapy Guide Training
September 8, 2018
Oak Openings Ohio
California - Cohort 28
Forest Therapy Guide Training
August 11, 2018
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park