All new clients must participate in a 45-minute initial orientation to tour our facility, meet the animals, review rules and safety requirements, and set goals.
Clients must bring and wear a mask.
Clients participating in garden activities and animal interactions must wear weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes at all times.
Cell phones, watches, and other distracting devices are not permitted during sessions at The Wanderers' Nest.
Restroom facilities are available to all clients. Soap, warm water, and towels are provided, and clients must practice hand-washing and standard precautions for hygiene and infection control.
The Wanderers' Nest does not provide health care services. Although clients may find the activities and environment at The Wanderers' Nest to be personally healing and therapeutic, The Wanderers' Nest makes no claim regarding specific health effects.
Please note that Michele is not a licensed mental health counselor. She holds the following credentials: Master of Arts in Teaching, a Washington State teaching certificate, as well as certifications in the Human-Animal bond (animal-assisted interventions), horticulture, and ecopsychology.