Wilderness Therapy

WILDERNESS THERAPY

You will participate in a backpacking and adventure expedition that combines the benefits of outdoor living, complete survival skills program, Tim working and extensive self-working. A therapist and other qualified survival instructors lead the expedition with the responsibility of being mediators in a natural healing process. Our team is composed of professionals who strongly believe in the value of wilderness therapy and its ability to help facilitate long-term changes.

* Wilderness therapy is a subset of adventure-based therapy, which in turn is under the Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Industry. It is the use of experiential education, individual and group therapy in a wilderness setting to treat clients with a range of emotional, developmental and relational struggles.The industry reports many teens in wilderness programs report the experience as being positive, beneficial, and enjoyable.They claim youth learn independence, patience, assertiveness, self-reliance, and maturity. Outcome studies have been completed and the industry reports they show continued improvement in behavior one year after attending wilderness therapy and new outcome studies are currently underway.
Psychology of survival, modern and primitive methods of fire lighting, selection and shelter building, finding and filtering water, hunting through the traps, use of knife and tools, navigation and direction finding, tracking and animal identification, signalling methods, hypothermia first aid, survival kits, plants gathering are some of the knowledge mastered during this course.For more details about this course like costs, data, reservations and to obtain obligatory equipment list, please contact by mail on info@extremesurvive.comFind more on our feedback page.