Lia Naor (PhD) is a nature therapist and researcher at the Department of Counseling and Human Development at the University of Haifa. Her research focuses on the process of positive transformation as occurring in the natural environment. She heads “Ways of knowing”, a center for personal and professional development through nature based processes for groups and individuals. Lia leads several academic programs and has published her research in leading academic journals. Lia has developed several evidence based models that provide practitioners with practical frameworks for working with nature as an active partner in therapeutic processes toward growth and flourishing.