John Beirne
John Beirne John Beirne, HTR, a horticultural and garden-design consultant, runs a horticultural therapy program at New Bridge Services, Inc., a mental health center in Pompton Plains, N.J.

Classes by this instructor

This one-day course covers the basics of pruning evergreens, deciduous trees, and shrubs, as well as how to maintain the woody plants in your garden. Bring your pruners! We will discuss tool selection and maintenance, while we practice techniques using potted plants (at NYBG) and trees in the landsc more...
03/04 Su 10:00am-03:00pm Beirne
NYBG
Horticultural therapy is practiced in a multitude of behavioral health settings, including hospitals, day treatment programs, group homes, and in private practice. Learn the diagnostic criteria for major psychiatric conditions, including anxiety, mood, psychotic, cognitive, and substance abuse di more...
01/20 Sa 10:00am-03:30pm Beirne
NYBG
Evaluate tools, equipment, structures, and techniques used by participants in horticultural therapy activities. Design and construct adaptive tools and assistive devices through problem-solving activities. Expand your plant-selecting skills for specific therapeutic programming needs as you explor more...
04/18 We 05:30pm-08:30pm D'Amico
Beirne
NYBG