Jean Larson, PhD, HTR, CTRS

Jean Larson, PhD, HTR, CTRS

Manager, Nature-Based Therapeutic Services

Jean Larson, PhD, HTR, CTRS, manages the Nature-Based Therapeutic (NBT) services at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. She also leads nature-based therapeutics at the Center for Spirituality and Healing. Dr. Larson coordinates a certificate program accredited with the American Horticultural Therapy association. Through this, Larson provides consulting services, initiates community outreach, and assists in NBT research. Her research interests include: nature-based therapies, healing environments – therapeutic landscape design, therapeutic horticulture, animal assisted interactions, and care farms.