This is a podcast to discuss all things related to adventure therapy. From research to interventions to education to jobs, if it is about adventure therapy, you will hear about it on here! This podcast is hosted by adventure therapy practitioners and scholars, Dr. Will Dobud, and Dr. Daniel Cavanaugh.
Episode 3 - Tony Alvarez (Part 2)
In this episode, Daniel and Will begin by discussing Tony's new co-authored book, Adventure Group Psychotherapy (available in the link below) and Will's experience being interviewed by Dr Will White on the Stories From The Field podcast. What follows is an additional 30 more minutes of Daniel and Tony where they talk about professional pathways into adventure therapy and Tony's experience in working with young people with Autism.
Episode 2 - Tony Alvarez (Part 1)
This two part episode is with adventure therapy field guru, Tony Alvarez, LMSW. Tony is an educator, therapist, mentor, consultant, and expert in adventure therapy. Tony has been practicing in this field longer than many practitioners have been alive. We we're lucky to sit down with him in his kitchen on a cold winter afternoon to pick his brain and absorb his wisdom.
This episode comes from our archives, it was recorded a year and a half ago when this podcast was still in its early brainstorming stage.
After the episode, check out the links below and pre-order the new book on Group Psychotherapy that Tony and his colleagues have just finished.
Use the links below to learn more about Tony's work and his books:
Tony's page at the University of Michigan
Alvarez Consulting, LLC
Tony Alvarez's 2017 AEE Kurt Hahn Address
Power of One: Using Adventure and Experiential Activities Within One on One Counseling Sessions
Power of Family: An Experiential Approach to Family Treatment
Adventure Group Psychotherapy: An Experiential Approach to Treatment
Episode 1 - Nevin J Harper, PhD
Today's interview is with Associate Professor Nevin Harper from the School of Child and Youth Care at the University of Victoria. Nevin shares his journey to the adventure and outdoor therapies, which includes loads of adventure travel and years of experience working in residential care.
The Outdoor Therapies Book
Nature-Based Therapy Book