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Wilderness therapy

Mitch Lesoing

Wilderness therapy

a reality based therapy for the emotionally disturbed : an internship at the Blue Canyon Foundation

by Mitch Lesoing

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Published by Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington State College in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blue Canyon Foundation.,
  • Psychotherapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby Mitch Lesoing.
    SeriesProblem series - Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington State College, Problem series (Huxley College of Environmental Studies)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 leaves ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13588015M

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    Will White reworked his doctoral dissertation on the history of wilderness therapy into the book “Stories from the field: A History of Wilderness Therapy". Dr. White is an owner of Summit Achievement (ME)* and has worked in wilderness therapy for over 30 years. Ap No Comments Wingate Wilderness Therapy The big book of alcoholics anonymous says that fear is an evil and corroding thread; the fabric of our lives [ ] Continue Reading.


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