The Healing Fields: Working with Psychotherapy and Nature to Rebuild Shattered Lives

This volume describes the pioneering horticultural therapy work of the Natural Growth Project at the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, where psychotherapy takes place in a natural setting on allotments and in a Remembrance Garden. Using nature both as a medium of communication and as a source of healing, transpersonal psychotherapist Jenny Grut and her team work with individuals and families whose lives have been shattered by torture and organized violence. The book draws on ten years of experience and outlines a working practice.