Thrive Growth Point Summer 2016

This summer we were proud to be featured in the Thrive magazine-Growth Point. Thrive are a national charity who promote and provide Social and Therapeutic Horticulture for people with disabilities. They also provide training and consultancy and regularly highlight “Great …

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Hope

“This is a song of hope” Robert Plant introducing Stairway to Heaven Jayne and I were in the walled gardens talking with D about depression. It’s a hard sell talking about hope and Recovery with someone who is at rock …

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GPs to prescribe Horticultural Therapy

Here’s an interesting article from Thrive’s Growth Point magazine. I have been professionally involved with the world of CBT and IAPT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Improving Access to Psychological Therapies), and I know the effectiveness of this approach. However I …

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People

People are our biggest asset, and we don’t mean in a ‘human resource’ context were people are seen as a resource to be used. We believe that our combined experiences, knowledge, skills and desire to learn and grow-make us unique …

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Recovery

A much misused, abused, sometimes maligned word and concept. Recovery is about getting on with life despite mental distress, in our past, present or possible future. “At Seed of Hope we believe it is possible to live life with hope …

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