When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else." - Georgia O'Keeffe
The Mid-Atlantic Horticultural Therapy Network is a group of practicing and aspiring horticultural therapy practitioners who are avidly and actively dedicated to expanding acceptance of horticultural therapy as a recognized therapeutic and rehabilitative discipline.
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THE MANY BENEFITS OF HORTICULTURAL THERAPY
The practice of horticultural therapy provides the therapist with a unique opportunity to leverage the positive interaction between people, plants and gardens to achieve improvements in cognitive, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being across a variety of healthcare, residential, school, and rehabilitative settings. For more on the benefits of HT, click here!
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MAHTN is a group of practicing and/or aspiring horticultural therapists in the Mid-Atlantic region (NY, PA & NJ) who are avidly, and actively, dedicated to expanding the acceptance of horticultural therapy as a recognized therapeutic and rehabilitative discipline.
MAHTN's extremely popular member meetings are held quarterly. Each meeting typically includes a variety of informative presentations on topics related to HT, a site visit, HT activity demonstrations, and, of course, time for networking with colleagues.
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