03: The body and place with Dr. Adrian Harris

This episode eco-psychologist and counsellor Dr Adrian Harris joins Mark to discuss the power of place and science.



Links to relevant sites:

Eco-therapy research:


Bodymind Place:


Eco-psychology UK


Review: ‘The Body Knows Its Mind. The surprising power of the physical environment to influence how you think and feel’.

(Recommended book I mentioned in podcast – includes reference to the research literally thinking ‘outside the box’):


A Brief Guide to Embodied Cognition: Why You Are Not Your Brain (good introduction to Lakoff and Johnson, whose work I mentioned in podcast):


Embodied Situated Cognition (more academic notes on Lakoff and Johnson, Clark etc. all mentioned in Pod cast):


Richard Louv – ‘Last Child in the Woods’:


I’m not sure if you think it’s relevant, but this is my latest site:



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