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1. a person who prescribes daily, weekly, monthly and yearly doses

of nature to people experiencing symptoms from nature deficit


2. a person who introduces others the health benefits of connecting

with nature in public parks, lands and waters.

3. a person who has deep connections with nature and actively

protects this natural medicine for future generations.  



guide, healer, mentor, protector, connector, counselor, leader,



Health Rangers are multidisciplinary professionals with a combination of medical, outdoor recreation, nature connection and mindfulness skills.  In addition to prescribing nature to clients, Eric integrates nature into his services with clients whether it's during psychotherapy, facilitating meetings, or coordinating events and workshops.  He even maintains a mobile office that allows him to work with clients on the doorstep of some of the Berkshires most nature-rich settings.  


Nature Therapy Consultation
Eric Krawczyk MA LMHC CFTG

Eric is a MA & NY Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Nationally Certified Forest Therapy Guide specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Berkshire and Columbia Counties.  Eric is also the owner and president of Wild Wellness Inc. who's mission is to explore natural alternatives to medicine by reconnecting play, people and places.

With over 15 years experience as a child, couples and family therapist, and as a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver specializing in clinical and school counseling, he is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are strength and culture-based family planning, guiding healing & forgiveness, instilling

hope, awakening vitality, inspiring joy, enriching parent/child relationships, delivering peace and spiritual formation. Eric has been recognized for his gentleness, honesty, compassion, creativity and ability to connect while motivating individuals, couples and families to pursue their unique vision of health.


In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Eric's undergraduate studies in Natural Resources at Cornell University helps him present at conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of positive psychology, nature deficit disorder and the latest nature therapy research and techniques.  His experience in college and professional sports informs his understanding of the unique psychological challenges of recreational, committed and elite athletes.   


Eric is an experiential, present-centered therapist.  His therapeutic approach is to provide honest and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques which even includes animal-assisted and psychedelic-assisted therapies to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


As a husband and father, he enjoys leading his family on many outdoor adventures

and in being healthier, happier and smarter. Eric volunteers as a ski patroller at

Bousquet Mountain and as a head coach for the Taconic Trekkers, a youth MTB club 

trains and competes in the Spring and Fall.

Specialist in the Art of Connection
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