Caitlin Keddie is the Founder of Forest Therapy Scotland, as featured on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Out of Doors’, BBC1 Landward, BBC Radio Derby, The Herald, The Guardian and the Holistic Scotland Magazine. Caitlin became Scotland’s first certified Forest Therapy guide in 2017. Caitlin offers Forest Bathing & Forest Therapy experiences throughout the Central Belt of Scotland.
Caitlin has been teaching Forest Bathing practices since 2017. She initially trained with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs in 2017, having completed their 6 month long practicum guide training. She then became a trainer and mentor with the Forest Therapy Institute from 2019 until 2021. In 2021, Caitlin became a trainer and mentor, and Institute Co-Ordinator for Scotland with the Forest Therapy Hub, and continues to contribute and host trainings in Scotland and online.
Caitlin has been interested in natural health and well-being all her life and has an extensive career in the natural health industry, working with Napiers the Herbalists (a multi-disciplinary natural health institute which sets the benchmark for herbal medicine in the UK).
She also runs workshops with award winning author and teacher Monica Wilde, who teaches foraging, wild food and plant medicine, among many other health & wellness collaborators.
Caitlin is a fully insured practitioner and is certified in Outdoor Emergency First Aid with additional training appropriate to the Mountain and Outdoor Environment, and carries a first aid kit on all Forest Bathing & Forest Therapy walks to ensure your safety and peace of mind.
If you have any questions about Forest Therapy you can contact Caitlin here.