Verbatim are passionate about offering innovative ways to engage with therapy. What better way to heal than walking through the glorious landscape of the award winning Pensthorpe Nature Reserve with one of our clinical psychotherapists.
Research has shown that walking is not only good for your physical health but is also good for your mental health. At Verbatim we believe in the healing power of nature and have combined psychotherapy with walking through the beauty of the natural world at Pensthorpe Nature Reserve. Feel yourself healing as you walk with one of our highly trained psychotherapists through the beauty of the natural world; explore nature trails, four stunning gardens and woodland walks.
This dynamic therapy offers you the chance to literally move at your own pace, embracing the changing landscape and becoming more one with yourself in nature. You don’t have to be fit as each session caters to your needs no matter what level of fitness, the focus is not on how far or fast you walk but on being out amongst nature with a compassionate guide. Walking side by side with your therapist is often experienced by clients as less intimidating. This gentle form of exercise helps stimulate and develop new neural pathways, promoting problem solving just as nature intended. If you prefer a meditative, relaxing session of walking or a more active, fast-paced session, our therapists can match your pace.
The incredible landscape of the nature reserve fosters within us an ability to combat difficult issues as we become inspired at natures tenacity all around us in the face of adversity. Clients have reported that the combination of being outdoors, one with nature alongside a therapist, has inspired them to consider new approaches to grounding their problems.
Some people have asked us about confidentially while walking, although a possibility that you might come across someone you know, it is highly unlikely as Pensthorpe offers in access of 200 acres to explore; embracing nature trails, bird hides and walk-through aviaries into the natural surroundings of the nature reserve. Walking therapy is particularly recommended for those who might suffer from anxiety and depression as well as other mental health problems.
It is advisable to come dressed for the weather, rain or shine! Appropriate outdoor footwear is necessary.
Fee for 1 hour walking therapy session (including entry to Pensthorpe Nature Park) is £70.
If you would like to book a walking therapy session please fill out the enquiry form to the right.