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  • n. A form of psychology based on integration with the natural world rather than with society.

Etymologies

eco- +‎ psychology Coined by Theodore Roszak in his book The Voice of the Earth (1992). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The term ecopsychology, first coined by writer and theorist Theodore Roszak in his 1992 book,

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  • The term ecopsychology, first coined by writer and theorist Theodore Roszak in his 1992 book, Voice of the Earth, is loosely defined as the connection between ecology and human psychology.

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  • I opened this column with the words of Theodore Roszak, who coined the term "ecopsychology" in his 1992 book, The Voice of the Earth.

    Robert Koehler: Ancient Oceans

  • Theodore Roszak has called the merging of the three disciplines (psychology, cosmology and ecology) "ecopsychology".

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  • Dear EarthTalk: I caught the tail end of a discussion about "ecopsychology" recently on the radio, something about the negative impacts of people not communing with nature enough, spending too much time watching TV, sitting at computers, etc.

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  • For the last three years my colleague Craig Chalquist and I have been editing this anthology, collecting essays from a wide variety of therapists, activists and green thinkers including ecopsychology pioneer and wilderness guide Robert Greenway, British Jungian analyst Mary-Jayne Rust, ecophilosopher Joanna Macy, peak oil guru Richard Heinberg, "natural deficit disorder" maven Richard Louv, climate change activist Bill McKibben, farm therapy expert Shepherd Bliss and West African shaman Malidoma Some and many others.

    Linda Buzzell: The Greening of Psychotherapy

  • The fields of ecopsychology and ecotherapy have unfortunately been ignored by both the mainstream media and mainstream psychology for over a decade - as our environmental situation has worsened -- so it is tremendously encouraging to find renewed interest in the relationship between the human mind and the rest of nature.

    Linda Buzzell: TIME Article on Eco-Therapy

  • Southwestern College www.swc.edu provides graduate degree and certificate programs in transformational psychology, counseling, art therapy, grief counseling, ecopsychology, psychodrama, and somatic psychotherapy.

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  • Nevertheless, ecopsychology has become a guiding light in the minds of many people, particularly those without scientific training.

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  • The growing field of ecopsychology studies the powerful connection between nature and mental well-being.

    Clarity Quest

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