Tam is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide as well as a Training Apprentice and Mentor with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs. Living in a fast-paced urban environment, Tam seeks refuge in local parks, gardens, and green spaces.
Working locally as a self employed Handy Person as well as a teacher and custodian at The Eliot School, Tam is deeply rooted in the neighborhood of Jamaica Plain since 1998. Tam has extensive experience working with LGBTQ Youth through BAGLY and The Theater Offensive’s True Colors, and The Venture Out Project.
Tam believes the practice of Forest Bathing can deepen and broaden our relationships. Tam’s training includes an understanding of both the scientific framework of Forest Therapy as well as the cultural repair that is made possible by holding space for seekers of this medicine to share and bear witness in community with the natural or more-than-human world.
Tam holds CPR, First Aid and Wilderness First Aid certifications.
Tam has guided Forest Bathing Walks and Retreats with: