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    Nature Therapy CIC developed from the passion of Dr Kim Brown who forty years ago noticed improvements in the quality of life for patients who were able to spend time outside. Kim is a nurse, midwife and teacher who specialised in working with vulnerable children and adults. She has always been interested in mental health and researching the impact of nature - this led her to spending five years traveling the world for her Doctorate in Health Science and researching the many different ways nature impacts on human wellbeing through the senses.

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    Dr Kim Brown

    Ageing: rejecting cosmetic surgery and embracing the crone

    Dr Kim Brown 24-Mar-2016

    When I sit in a coffee shop people-watching other older women, I am often drawn to two main types. First there is the older woman keen to retain an image of youth to whom ageing successfully is to be seen to be as young as possible for as long as possible by whatever means.  Read more

    Is hanging out in nature therapeutic?

    Dr Kim Brown 05-May-2015

    As the founder of Nature Therapy CIC I am often asked ‘exactly what is nature therapy?’ Having studied the subject for a Doctorate and travelled extensively across the UK, Europe and the USA to research how nature is used to improve human wellbeing, I am sometimes at a loss to give a short answer.  Read more

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