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Nature-based intervention for working with children: Using stones to process difficult material


We are aware of the wellness benefits of being connected with nature. However, at times, it can seem impossible to find a moment or a day to connect.


Bringing nature elements into the session can be used as a metaphor to help our clients to connect with their inner resources.


In this video, I share some ideas as to how to integrate stonework via telehealth to process difficult emotions, traumatic memories, symptoms, and grief.


In this video:

Using stones in therapy

Introducing the strategies

Engaging families

Processing the intervention

Examples Tools you will need

Ideas for when there are no stones available

Using what you already might have at home to process



Resources for sessions

You can use any brand or go to any store, this is just what I found at Michael's:

CraftSmart acrylic paint & pens

Mod Podge

Markers

Sharpies

Elmer's Glue & water


**Please note that the information shared in this video is not a substitute for professional training or supervision**



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