EcotherapyMaryland is a veteran-owned business

EcotherapyMaryland is a veteran-owned business
  • About Rogers Belch

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    My Story

    Hi, I’m RB. Sometimes, the wilderness feels like coming home to me; if I’m not out backpacking or hiking, I’m probably “grilling” out back just to be near the fire! I’ve always been drawn to the woods and, after a brief tour in the US Army, I hit the Appalachian Trail. This was definitely one of the most profound experiences of my life – feeling immersed in nature balanced me in ways that continue to ground me. When I’m not outside, I channel my inner wilderness streak through carpentry and drafting endless versions of the 10’x12′ cabin floor-plan.

    I try to combine my passion for being in nature with the work of promoting healthy minds. Many of the people I work with feel an intuitive connection to nature. And, while no two of us are alike, there are often elements of it to which we can all relate. From immediate physical benefits like the quintessential breath of fresh air to the way you feel about your life, we are all impacted by the very nature around us.

    If you feel something is missing for you, consider adding a strong dose of nature to your week.

    “Keep calm and go outside”

    I am here for you.

    I believe you know yourself best, and can, therefore, guide me in being most helpful to you. My role is to help you gain deeper insight into your strengths, and to work together to define and pursue your goals. I work with traditional psychotherapy approaches but, also, after a lifetime of embracing the healing power of nature, believe that if you feel a connection to it, nature-informed therapy may reveal and reinforce your inherent resilience.

    It’s never too late to be happy.

    Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest among us need help. But you are resilient. EcotherapyMaryland presumes that your inherent resilience is both the way and the destination in your life. Transform your struggle and thrive as you pursue the life you envision.

    Education and Experience

    Rogers Belch is a licensed certified social worker – clinical (LCSW-C), with a MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work.  He is certified in addictions counseling and nature-informed therapy.  He is also a National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Certified Wilderness First Responder (WFR).  He works with veterans and active duty military on issues unique to military service members.  He also works with adults dealing with diverse challenges impacting optimal mental health.

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