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Dr. Megan Delaney has a PhD in Counselor Education from Montclair State University and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Professional Counseling at Monmouth University (MU) in Long Branch, New Jersey. Her research explores the influence of natural world on our mental health and the use of Ecotherapy in clinical practice and the counselor education classroom. Trained in outdoor leadership through the National Outdoor Leadership School, Dr. Delaney spent several years as a wilderness instructor for organizations including the National Wildlife Federation and Outward Bound. Today she infuses Ecotherapy in her private practice with clients. Dr. Delaney’s book “Nature is Nurture: Counseling and the Natural World” (2020) is published through Oxford University Press.

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