Walk & Talk: The Power Of Walking As Therapy
… the feeling that follows a run or walk is often described as “euphoric.” This feeling of “euphoria,” can be accompanied by a positive and energizing outlook on life.
This form of therapy allows the client to experience a relationship with their therapist that is similar to one with a confidant, mentor, friend and/or personal trainer, and much more — clients benefit from clinical expertise.
Psychotherapist, Glenn Sevier, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Chicago. He has been providing Walk-n- Talk Therapy since 2003, in both, a suburban high school and in his private practice. Glenn would invite his clients to participate in Walk-n-Talk sessions around the school’s outdoor running track during their lunch breaks. Many clients were students as well as school faculty members. They found Walk-n-Talk Therapy as a great way to “get to the real issues” when experiencing anger, stress, frustration, anxiety and/or difficulties staying focus throughout the day.