Trenerzy Forest Therapy Hub razem z siecią studentów i partnerów są obecnie zaangażowani w realizację następujących projektów:

Winner as Top Innovator
World Economic Forum's UpLink Challenge

Winner as Top Innovator in the World Economic Forum's UpLink Challenge

Date: 2023

Project Managers at FTHub:

  • Marta Ayats
  • Alex Gesse 

Funding: Up to USD 150,000.

Tasks:

FTHub as winner of the Forest and Health Challenge by UpLink Innovation Network of the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact to develop the mobile app "One Health: Connecting with Nature", to promote nature connection, community interaction, and One Health principles. This challenge called for innovative solutions that emphasised the interdependence between forests and human health and well-being.

More information about the project here.

Forest Bathing Guide Training
Inclusion and Biodiversity - ECOTUR INCA
(Colombia)

Forest Bathing Guide Training
Inclusion and Biodiversity - ECOTUR INCA 

(Colombia)

Date: 2023

Project Managers at FTHub: 

  • Marta Battaini
  • Alex Gesse

Project Partners: 

  • Italian Agency of Cooperation for Development
  • OIKOS ONLUS, Italy
  • CEVI Onlus, Italy
  • South Alexander Von Humboldt Institute ISAIS, Colombia
  • Municipalities of Linares, Consacà, Resguardo Indigena de Funes

Tasks:

Forest Bathing Guide Training of 40 members of Pastos or Awa Resguardos; and Peasant Communities like Sande, Piedrablanca, Santa Cruz de Guachavez, Providencia, Ricaurte and Guaitarilla in the region of Nariño, Colombia.

More information about the project here.

Naturelab (Horizon)
Projektowanie, wdrażanie i walidacja terapii opartych na naturze

Naturelab (Horizon): Projektowanie, wdrażanie i walidacja terapii opartych na naturze

(Portugalia, Holandia, Niemcy, Grecja, Peru i Wielka Brytania)

Kierownicy projektu w FTHub:

  • Alex Gesse
  • Marta Ayats
  • Nevin Harper
  • Rocío Ferraro

Finansowanie: 6 M EUR (6,5 M USD)

Zadania:

Projektowanie, wdrażanie i walidacja dostosowanych programów terapeutycznych opartych na naturze w celu poprawy stanu zdrowia fizycznego i psychicznego uczestników biorących udział w tych programach, w różnych lokalizacjach geograficznych i warunkach zdrowotnych. Ustalenie i walidacja metodologii, struktury i komponentów dla portfolio ustrukturyzowanych programów terapii opartej na naturze, a także określenie protokołu wymagań formalnych dla praktyków terapii opartej na naturze, rekrutacji i szkolenia w celu prowadzenia interwencji i nadzorowania ich replikacji.

Projekt przewiduje przeszkolenie 600 specjalistów i wdrożenie projektów pilotażowych obejmujących 4000 osób z określonych grup. NATURELAB jest w fazie przygotowywania Umowy Grantowej, z planowaną datą rozpoczęcia działalności w połowie 2023 r.

FORESTWELL
(Erasmus+)

FORESTWELL (Erasmus+)

(Słowenia, Islandia, Dania, Irlandia, Finlandia, Portugalia)

Kierownicy projektu w FTHub:

  • Alex Gesse
  • Marta Ayats

Partnerzy projektu:

  • Visja strokovna sola za gostinstvo in turizem Maribor, Słowenia (Centrum Edukacyjne)
  • Framhaldsskólinn í Austur - Skaftafellssýslu
  • Islandia (Centrum Edukacyjne)
  • Europejski Instytut E-learningu
  • Dania København
  • Marketing Services Irlanda Leitrim Limited
  • Mood of Finland, Finlandia Hyvinkää

Finansowanie: 250.000 EUR

Zadania:

Opracowanie zrównoważonego modułu nauczania w środowisku leśnym na temat dobrostanu opartego na lesie oraz turystyki dla dostawców, osób uczących się i przedsiębiorców w branży turystycznej i wellness. Celem jest rozwój wiedzy i umiejętności mających na celu kapitalizację najnowszego megatrendu znanego jako oparte na lesie dobre samopoczucie, wellness i turystyka.

Implementation of Green Prescription
(Spain)

Implementation of Green Prescription

(Spain)

Date: 2017 – present

Project managers at FTHub:

  • Alex Gesse
  • Marta Ayats
  • Rocío Ferraro
  • Spanish Guide’s Network

Project Partners:

  • DKV
  • FTHub
  • Europarc

Task:

Consultancy and collaboration for the planning and identification of Forest Bathing trails.

To know more about the project (in Spanish):

Forest Bathing, a health proposal (2017)
Nature Prescription (2020)
Healthy Nature

Interwencja Terapii Lasem
Szpitalu Dziennym Roanne

Interwencja Terapii Lasem w Szpitalu Dziennym Roanne

(Francja)

Kierownicy projektu w FTHub:

  • Marta Ayats
  • Alex Gesse

Partnerzy projektu:

  • Franck Bernigaud

Współpracownicy:

  • Roanne Day Hospital
  • Jean-Jacques Weyer

Zadania:

Złożona z sześciu sesji interwencja Terapii Lasem, przeznaczona dla pacjentów Szpitala Dziennego w Roanne, stanowiących mieszaną grupę młodocianych, dorosłych i starszych z różnymi patologiami dotyczącymi zarówno nerwicy, jak i psychozy.

Research on FTHub Method for Nature-Based Interventions for mental health populations: BiBos 6.0
(Navarra, Spain)

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Research on FTHub Method for Nature-Based Interventions for mental health populations: BiBos 6.0

(Navarra, Spain)

Project managers at FTHub:

  • Alex Gesse
  • Marta Ayats

Project Partners:

  • Universidad de Navarra
  • Gure Sustraiak
  • Foresna-Zurgaia
  • Basartea

Collaborators:

  • FTHub
  • USSE

Funding:

  • Caja Navarra Foundation
  • Government of Navarra
  • La Caixa Foundation

Tasks:

Training of 15 social workers, psychologists, researchers and forestry engineers to carry out Nature-Based Interventions with Gure Sustraiak school farm’s residents and personnel.

12 Forest Bathing sessions with 7 groups (5 groups of intellectually disabled people and 2 groups of environmental and social programmes educators) for three months.

Data analysis from Forest Bathing evaluations was done before and after the sessions.

Forest Bathing Guide training for the Chilean Government

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Forest Bathing Guide training for the Chilean Government

Date: 2018 – present

Project managers at FTHub:

  • Alex Gesse
  • Claudio Vásquez

Project Partners:

  • CONAF

Tasks:

Forest Bathing Guide training for 60 Park Rangers of Protected Wild Areas of the National Forestry Corporation (CONAF), Government of Chile.

Consultancy and implementation of therapeutic trails in Monti Sibillini National Park
(Italy)

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Consultancy and implementation of therapeutic trails in Monti Sibillini National Park

(Italy)

Project managers at FTHub:

  • Carlo Bifulco

Project Partners:

  • Monti Sibillini National Park
  • AIGAE

Tasks:

Identification and mapping of 19 sites for Forest Bathing in Monti Sibillini National Park. Monitoring plan on the satisfaction of the sites and communication plan for the new sites.

To learn more visit (in Italian):

http://www.sibillini.net/attivita/attivita/turismoSostenibile/forestBathing/introduzione/
http://www.sibillini.net/attivita/attivita/turismoSostenibile/forestBathing/documenti/

Green prescription. Nature-Based Intervention and research for victims of domestic violence
(Barcelona, Spain)

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Green prescription. Nature-Based Intervention and research for victims of domestic violence

(Barcelona, Spain)

Date: 2020 – present

Project managers at FTHub:

  • Alex Gesse
  • Marta Ayats
  • Claudia Tolosa

Project Partners:

  • Barcelona Regional Council
  • Sant Pere de Ribes City Council

Tasks:

Implementation of Forest Bathing in the Sant Pere de Ribes “Healthy City” programme, for specific groups and the general population.

More about the project, here (in Spanish).

Feasibility Study of Nature-based Interventions as Public Policy
(Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain)

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Feasibility Study of Nature-Based Interventions as Public Policy

(Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain)

Date: 2019 – present

Project managers at FTHub:

  • Alex Gesse
  • Marta Ayats
  • Ibon Sarasola
  • Violeta Torán

Project Partners:

  • Cristina Enea Foundation
  • San Sebastián City Council
  • Basque Country University

Tasks:

Feasibility study, consultancy and implementation of 8 Forest Therapy sessions for 3 specific groups of +55, women in foster homes and university professors with burnout syndrome.

Green Prescription. Nature-based Interventions for people with Mental Health disorders
(Basque Country, Spain)

Green Prescription. Nature-based Interventions for people with Mental Health disorders (Basque Country, Spain)

Project managers at FTHub:

  • Alex Gesse
  • Johanna Maluenda

Project Partners:

  • Avifes (Biscay Mental Disorder Association)
  • USSE
  • Biscay Forestry Association
  • Urremendi Rural Development Association

Tasks:

Implementation of Forest Bathing in the Basque Country as a therapeutic practice.

Measurement and analysis of the beneficial effects on physical health and quality of life of people with mental health disorders regarding Emotional Well-being, Physical Well-being, Interpersonal Relationships and Personal Development.

View the project PDF here 

Nature prescription. Nature-based interventions for patients with Alzheimer’s: Therapeutic Gardens in Biella, Italy

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Nature prescription. Nature-based interventions for patients with Alzheimer’s: Therapeutic Gardens in Biella, Italy

Date: September 2017

Project managers at FTHub:

  • Marco Nieri

Project Partners:

  • DAIMA - Associazione Italiana Malattia di Alzheimer
  • Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Biella

Tasks:

Therapeutic garden design dedicated to Alzheimer's and senile dementia patients, in a specialised structure for care and assistance. Two spaces are also dedicated to horticultural therapy. Special criteria were used to design the paths, vegetation and spaces to make them suitable for this type of user. Bio-ecological materials and different techniques were used to recreate rest areas for the particular benefits of electromagnetic energy of the trees to the human body.

To learn more:
https://www.archibio.it/en/bioenergetic-landscapes/realizations/item/299-villa-boffo-a-bioenergetic-garden-for-alzheimer
http://www.fondazionecrbiella.it/mentelocale

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