Speaker Bio & Presentations

Renee Baribeau

Special Speaker

Renée Baribeau

Renee Baribeau is a Natilus award-winning, best-selling author (Winds of Spirit, Hay House; contributor, Energy magazine) and a dynamic speaker who injects humor and practical wisdom into workshops and presentations. She’s a Wind Whistler using nature as her guide to assist individuals toward transformation, awakening and true purpose. She is Branding and Outreach manager for Renewal Health Group and Montare Behavioral Health, the founder-creator of the Finding Freedom LGBTQ symposium and the new Emerging Themes in Behavioral Health (2022).

Presentations & Workshops

One Recovery, Many Paths: How to integrate Nature-Based Traditions into your Treatment Plan

Nature-based traditions and practices have been shown to help people with substance use and co-occurring disorders heal and navigate long-term recovery. Evidence-based nature practices are derived from the applied practice of the emergent field of ecopsychology, developed by Theodore Roszak.

Nature-based therapeutic practices partially stem from the belief that people are part of the web of life and that we are not isolated or separate from our environment. Ecopsychology is informed by systems theory and provides individuals with an opportunity to explore their relationship with nature.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to name 3 evidence based nature practices
  • Discuss 3 types of Interactions with Nature
  • Participants will be able to describe the 4 direction model of Recovery
  • Apply the nature based principles into a treatment plan

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