Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type



supervision, natural environment, nature, supervisory relationship, creativity

Subject Area

Clinical Supervision


Counseling supervision is a crucial component to the development of a counselor. Supervisors may integrate a variety of supervision techniques within the supervision process to facilitate the growth of the supervisee. This manuscript focuses on the integration of nature within the supervision process. We discuss the benefits of nature for humans, present nature-based supervision activities within the eight domains of professional functioning within the Integrated Developmental Model (IDM) of supervisee development, and discuss considerations for integrating nature within the supervision process.

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Counseling Commons



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