Adventure Therapy Latvia is a new organization and its beginning can be traced back to the recent summer of 2019. However, in 2024, already, Latvia has been entrusted by ATE (Adventure Therapy Europe) to organize the European adventure therapy conference, which takes place every two years. This year it was held in Norway and in 2026 it will be held… Read More »The European adventure therapy conference GATE 4 will be held in 2024 in Latvia, Sigulda region.
Adventure Therapy Latvia representatives participated in the world and European adventure therapy practitioner conference in Norway from 20.06.2022 to 25.06.2022. (9th International Adventure Therapy Conference and 3rd Gathering for Adventure Therapy in Europe in Kristiansand and Hovden). A total of 380 in-person and 123 online participants from 43 countries participated in the conference. This was the first time when both… Read More »9ATIC and 3GATE Adventure Therapy Conference in Norway 2022
The moment has come! For two years we have been an independent group of associates formed by organizations and practitioners, but during the strategic planning session we have decided to be reborn with an official status as the “Adventure Therapy Latvia” association. This will allow us to update the adventure therapy movement in Latvia even more and deliver quality programs… Read More »Founding of the “Adventure Therapy Latvia” Association.
Strategic planning and cooperation work session of the “Adventure Therapy Latvia” group of associates.
In order to benefit people, the world, and satisfy ourselves, it is important for every organization to understand where it is and where it wants to go. The intention to go in a certain direction is certainly important, but it must be aligned with both the available resources and the views of the member organizations, and perhaps most importantly, it… Read More »Strategic planning and cooperation work session of the “Adventure Therapy Latvia” group of associates.
In February 2022, two years have passed since the first training of the “Adventure Therapy Latvia” – “Durvis 1.0”. This training was and still is the “entrance ticket” (read as mandatory) for member organizations to become great adventure therapy program practitioners, as there is always room for growth for everyone. As adventure therapy gained more and more recognition this year,… Read More »New member organizations. Training program “Durvis 2.0”
We have spent 3 intensive days in an adventure therapy program, the aim of which was to reduce the effects of burnout and identify the causes of it. It was led by representatives from “Eži Events” and the Latvian Association of Occupational Therapists. The program took place in the picturesque Augstroze lake, where nature, adventures and experiential education were combined… Read More »A hike for burnout mitigation￼
In 2022, the Sigulda region will implement a youth program “Experience!” for five months, which aims to help teenagers at social risk groups using nature and adventure therapy. The program will be implemented through the cooperation of the municipality of Sigulda region, adventure therapy specialists and the “R.R. foundation”. The project was created as a continuation of the nature and… Read More »The youth of Sigulda region will participate in an adventure therapy program
The World 9th International Adventure Therapy Conference and European ATE Network Conference will be held in Norway, from June 20-25. The conference is planned as an adventure that will start in the coastal town of Christensen and continue in the mountain village of Hovden. The conference will be organized in a family-friendly manner. More information about everything here: https://9iatc.internationaladventuretherapy.org.
Adventure Therapy Sigulda was an amazing group of events, that happened this autumn in Sigulda. In it, those interested had the opportunity to participate in Adventure Therapy Latvia masterclasses, programmes and the Latvia`s first ever conference about adventure and nature therapy. The recording of the conference can be viewed here. We are really happy about the great interest of people –… Read More »Adventure Therapy Latvia Sigulda events
We discussed the events of the past season and the topics ahead. We listened to the results of the research work of one of our members -an occupational therapist Unda Avota (Latvian Association of Occupational Therapists) on the burn-out syndrome and how to cure it with elements of the adventure therapy.