Petra Ellora Cau Wetterholm
Petra Ellora Cau works in Stockholm, Sweden as a Licenced Clinical
Psychologist, a Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide, trainer and
mentor and as a Mindfulness Facilitator.
What has influenced her work the most is her life long Nature
Connection, her background in the Performing Arts as well as the years
spent at a Zen Buddhist Temple. She is a strong advocate for integrating
Nature Supported Treatments into the Public Heath Care System and is
presently pioneering by implementing and assessing Forest Therapy in
Primary Care, for adults diagnosed with Stress Related Disorders.
She received her certification as a Forest Therapy Guide in 2016, by
the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs.
Since 2007, she is trained in MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive
Therapy), by Prof. Mark Williams, Oxford, England, and in MBSR
(Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), created by Dr. Jon Kabat Zinn at
the Center for Mindfulness, Massachusetts, USA.
As the founder and director of Shinrin-Yoku Sweden Petra offers ”Forest Bathing” and Forest Therapy as public and private events and in public mental health care. As the founder and manager of Scandinavian Nature and Forest Therapy Institute, she offers certified trainings and a bases for collaborations with other guides and nature therapy facilitators.