|Matthew Wichrowski, MSW, HTR, has been practicing horticultural therapy at NYU-Langone Medical Center for 20 years, where he is Senior Horticultural Therapist, and a clinical assistant professor of rehabilitation medicine at the NYU School of Medicine He lectures nationally and internationally and publishes regularly in a variety of media on the effects of nature on human health and well-being, the focus of his research interests. Recently, he co-authored the book, The Glass Garden: A Therapeutic Oasis in New York City, which won the 2015 AHTA Publication Award.|
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Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about current programs that utilize horticultural therapy and the benefits of using plants and plant-related activities to reach cognitive, physical, psychological, and social goal more...
Sharpen your clinical skills while learning how horticultural therapy is utilized in a physical rehabilitation setting. Explore the team treatment process and learn about the various conditions treated in this setting. Etiology, diagnosis, and psychosocial effects are covered. Learn the role of the more...
The focus of this individualized intensive training is on physical medicine and rehabilitation. We'll discuss the history and philosophy of the program, and how the therapist functions within a healthcare team. Participate in horticulture treatment sessions that deal with patient functioning, treatm more...