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Melanie Choukas-Bradley

Chevy Chase, MD, USA

Melanie Choukas-Bradley is a Washington, DC author and certified nature and forest therapy guide who leads forest bathing walks, field trips and tree tours for the Audubon Naturalist Society, the United States Botanic Garden, the Smithsonian Associates, the Maryland Native Plant Society, etc.
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Kelly Brown

Washington, D.C., USA

Kelly Brown is guide of a bustling, inquisitive, nature-loving, and socially active group of students. A second life path under construction for Kelly comes in the field of Nature and Forest Therapy, one that matches well with his life and work at Butler Montessori School.
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Douglas Jones

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Traverse City, MI, USA

Douglas Jones, Ph.D. is an ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guide. He is regularly guiding walks in and around Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, Frick Park, and Walker Park. A Psychologist who spent his youth Up North in Michigan, he also guides walks in Leelanau County, Michigan.

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Sharon Lohse

Montgomery Township, NJ, USA

The forest is "For-Rest" - That is my guiding thought when I lead walks in Central New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. I am a retired Mastered prepared psychiatric nurse with certificates in Mindfulness, Horticultural Therapy and Forest therapy. Nature is the therapist - I open the door.
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Cindy Olsen

Larchmont, NY, USA

Cindy Olsen is a certified Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide and founder of Cindy By Nature, LLC. She is passionate about sharing the powerful physical and mental benefits of nature and mindfulness with others.
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Dr. Yoshi Newman

Greenville, NC, USA

I’m an Educational Psychologist certified in Emotional Intelligence & Nature and Forest Therapy. I lead people on walks through the forest and provide invitations that are an opportunity for them to connect with nature in a way that very few people have.

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Linda Lombardo

Copiague, NY, USA

A certified forest therapy guide through the Association of ​Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, ​and a certified Master Naturalist through Quality Parks, I'm also a certified life coach. Partnering ​with the forest is a wild heart experience for my clients and for me. ​

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Todd Lynch

Williamsburg, MA, USA

I am a Forest Bathing Guide in Western Massachusetts and I lead Forest Bathing walks for individuals, families, and groups as well as schools and non-profits. I also offer Forest Bathing and Ecological Art making workshops for children and adults in addition to plant identification walks.

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Martha (Mattie) Miller Decker, Ed.D.

Bat Cave, NC, USA
Flat Rock, NC USA

Dr. Mattie Decker is a certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy (ANFT), an educator and a writer. Mattie is also a mindfulness teacher, a Zen practictioner, an Episcopal oblate, and a retired professor of education. She is certified in wilderness medicine and first aid. Mattie likes to share this saying from her forest bathing mentors: “The forest is the therapist. The guide opens the door."
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Christa Hebal

Asheville, NC, USA

Christa Hebal is a true lover of this wild and wondrous world and one of her greatest passions is sharing that love with others as a certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide by the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy.

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Donna McGuigan R.N. M.S.

Hendersonville, NC, USA

Donna brings joy and gentleness to her forest therapy walks, loving a close partnership with everything in nature and guiding participants in open and easy ways. She's led by ANFT's guiding principle, "The Guide opens the door, the Forest does the therapy."

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Kelly Bruce

Hendersonville, NC, USA
Asheville, NC, USA

Kelly is a forest therapy guide and nature connection mentor working with the young and young at heart to explore and enhance their relationship with the natural world. Her mission is to share the practice of forest bathing and help cultivate a deeper connection with nature, community and ourselves.

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Ted Kaiser

Leeds and the Thousand Islands, ON, Canada

With a passion for photography, especially landscapes, Ted has a great love for the outdoors. It was Ted's enthusiasm for nature and the wilderness that influenced his decision to become a certified Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy. Ted is available to guide walks in the Ontario area and beyond. He looks forward to partnering with you on a Forest Bathing walk soon.
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Tam Willey

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Tam (they/she/he) is a certified forest therapy guide, trainer, mentor and educator with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, founder of Toadstool Walks guiding ongoing forest bathing programs in the Boston area.

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Libby Webb

Boston, MA, USA

Our approach to spending time in nature is safe, supportive, and inclusive. All Forest Flow experiences are led by Libby Webb, a certified guide, and include gentle body and mind warmups, walking with awareness, nature meditation, and group reflection. 

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Christina Knecht

Huntington, IN, USA

As a certified Forest Therapy Guide, mother and lover of the Divine in all, Christy has found herself in the forests of the world, falling in love at every turn. In those forests she found her voice, her commitments to herself and the world, and her love, strengthened.
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Dana Kindness

Roswell, GA, USA

Since childhood I've had a love of animals & an enjoyment of spending time outdoors. This led me to my work as an environmental & outdoor educator on Long Island, New York. This work afforded me the opportunity to spend time in nature on a routine basis, something that many people don't get to do!
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Phyllis Abramson, RN, PhD.

Atlanta, GA, USA
Ellijay, GA, USA

Phyllis accompanies groups on walks through various natural settings in Georgia. As a registered nurse, a certified Forest Bathing guide and a marriage and family therapist, Abramson appreciates the role of Forest Bathing as an important complement to any health practice, including her own.

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Navraaz Basati

Schaumburg, IL, USA
Chicago, IL, USA

Come and experience the mental and physical benefits of Forest Therapy with Horticultural Therapist and Forest Therapy Guide, Navraaz Kaur Basati, on serene and safe paths in and around the Chicagoland area that grow our understanding of ourselves and the natural world around us.

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Aimée Lavoie

Timmins, ON, Canada

Aimée offers in-person and virtual nature connection experiences to improve wellness and nurture your relationship with the natural world. Committed to serving everyone: 2SLGBTQ+ positive, accessible walks available, sliding fee scale available for BIPOC and for those in need. Bilingue.

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