Daniela Silva-Rodríguez Bonazzi
In 2010, she implemented a horticultural therapy programme for a private addiction rehabilitation clinic. Certified as a horticultural therapist by the Horticultural Therapy Institute (USA) and the Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association (CHTA), she founded IHTSP (Institute of Therapeutic and Social Horticulture of Peru).
She designed the first training programme in therapeutic horticulture in Spanish in the world. She designs horticultural therapy programmes for different organisations and designs therapeutic gardens. In January 2020 she founded the APHTS (Peruvian Association of Therapeutic and Social Horticulture) dedicated to disseminating and maintaining the professional standards of horticultural therapy practice.