The Well Gardened Mind by Sue Stuart-Smith

Wainwright Prize Nature WritingHow can working with nature help us to cultivate our mental health? In a powerful combination of neuroscience, psychology and brilliant anecdotes, this book uncovers the enormous value of gardening and getting outdoors from prison rehabilitation programmes to PTSD recovery to the benefits for the everyday gardener.

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About the author

Wainwright Prize Nature WritingA prominent psychiatrist and psychotherapist, Sue Stuart-Smith took her degree in English literature at Cambridge before qualifying as a doctor and a psychiatrist. She worked for the National Health Service for many years, becoming the lead clinician in psychotherapy in Hertfordshire.