One of Lucy’s greatest passions is to spend time in the woods around a fire, focusing on the wildlife. She feels that sharing her love of the outdoors as a Forest School Leader, is a fortunate and inspirational job.
Lucy truly believes in the healing effects of nature, the importance of our connection with the natural world and the positive effect it has on general wellbeing.
Over the past 9 years she has developed and run Woodland Wellbeing courses for adults as well Wild Baby groups for Pre-school aged children. She has worked in primary schools, setting up and running Forest School sessions and currently works with QEH Bristol, on a weekly basis. She has worked in collaboration with local branches of Mencap, Mentoring Plus, The Carers Centre and Chew Valley Community Farm. Recently she has been inspired to gain more insight into Neurodiversity in Outdoor Practice and her interest in this area has led to her working with and supporting children with high anxiety, ADHD and Autism.
She is a qualified Level 3 Forest School Leader with 9 years of experience and spent a previous 15 years of her life working in Television Production.
Qualifications include Outdoor First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, Autism Awareness In Forest School, Earth Education and Child Protection Training as well as being DBS cleared.
Her passions include bike riding, looking after her horse, her children, her dog and her 2 cats! As well as practicing yoga and keeping fit whilst getting outside as much as possible.