Mental vs Ecopsychotherapy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between mental and ecopsychotherapy

is that mental is moron while ecopsychotherapy is (rare) nature-centered psychotherapy: the use of nature to promote mental health.



(wikipedia mental)


  • Of or relating to the mind or an intellectual process.
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  • *:“I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera,, the neurotic victims of mental cirrhosis, the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!"
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  • Insane, mad, crazy.
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  • Enjoyable; fun.
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  • (lb) Of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw, genial.
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  • (lb) Of or relating to the chin-like or lip-like structure.
  • Synonyms

    * genial (in the sense referring to the chin) * genian (in the sense referring to the chin)

    Derived terms

    * extramental * intermental * intramental * mentalese * mentalist * mentality * mentally * mental age * mental block * mental disease * mental home * mental patient


    (en noun)
  • (zoology) A plate or scale covering the mentum or chin of a fish or reptile.
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  • (rare) Nature-centered psychotherapy: the use of nature to promote mental health.
  • * 1998 , Randall White, “Psychiatry and Ecopsychology”, chapter 13 of Ante Lundberg (editor), The Environment and Mental Health: A Guide for Clinicians , Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ISBN 9780805829075, page 211:
  • In ’s version, providing ecopsychotherapy and changing our child rearing practices will reunite us with nature and help us avert environmental catastrophe.
  • * 1998 , George William Burns, Nature-Guided Therapy: Brief Integrative Strategies for Health and Well-being , Psychology Press, ISBN 978-0-87630-850-9, page 76:
  • While psychotherapy has traditionally looked within the individual for answers, ecopsychotherapy explores how the answers may be found in our relationship with the natural environment.
  • * 2004 , Sebastiano Santostefano, Child Therapy in the Great Outdoors: A Relational View , Routledge, ISBN 978-0-88163-426-6, page 155:
  • Ecopsychotherapy' was formulated by Burns (1998) In broad terms, ' ecopsychotherapy proposes that it is beneficial to shift attention away from internal personal problems toward sensory experiences that bring pleasure.