Dr Karen Stead-Dexter PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), Dip

Animal and Nature Connection Teacher and Practitioner

Karen helps people improve their mental, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing, in a lasting way by inspiring deeper relationships with the natural world.

Blending science and indigenous knowledge with human emotional experience, she helps you find opportunities to make an instinctive connection with our world, planet earth, in a stress-free way that can be truly uplifting and transformative.

Having helped people from all walks of life, including those with trauma, ptsd, autism, anxiety and chronic illness, Karen shares with you her techniques honed over 30 years, in workshops, talks, courses and meditations, both in person and online.


Enjoy the feeling of the world in full bloom, and 

nurture wellness and connection to nature from within you.

A brand new 12-week programme – starting 5th June – £237  

Discover and connect deeply to the world outside your door, with guidance from Karen through webinars, meditations, nature connection courses & a personalised consultation for healing essences.

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Nature and Birds of Prey Assisted Therapy

Bird Therapy

Up to 2 hours of bespoke therapy which may include animal or nature connection, or both, depending on Karen’s assessment of your needs.  This therapy is suitable for anyone wanting to improve their mental health, including those struggling with grief, anxiety, stress, PTSD, and chronic and severe illness.  Working at a primal level, the deep connection Karen helps you achieve can bring about real and lasting change and transformation.

Nature Assisted Therapy: £165

Animal Assisted Therapy: £245

Venue: Private land in the Blackdown Hills, Devon 

Other locations possible by special arrangement to suit your needs, within c.20 miles of Wellington, Somerset.

Availability:  Tuesdays or Thursdays

“It’s two years on now and I am still doing well.  When I think about or describe the bird therapy session to people,  I don’t just remember the benefits, I still feel them.”

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