- FOREST THERAPY INSTITUTE -
The Forest Therapy Institute (FTI) is a “profit for purpose” institute with the mission to achieve social and environmental benefits. Our training is the combination of the latest cutting-edge research on forests and human health, international nature connection practices, science and ancient wisdom traditions.
FTI respects the social, cultural and environmental context in which people live. This approach is supported by an extended network of local Institutes and trainers to support guides' development.
FTI unique 5×5 Model has been developed from research conducted with 121 Forest Therapy Practitioners, scientists, land managers and health professionals from 28 countries on the core skills, knowledge and experience necessary to be a world class guide.
We are guided by the latest developments in forests and human health, Forest Therapy, and Forest Bathing research.