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At Guided Wellbeing, we offer a diverse range of nature-based activities suitable for individuals of all ages, organisations, and communities. Our programs are carefully designed to enhance well-being, foster sustainable living, and provide unforgettable experiences.




Kate Ray

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Founder of Guided Wellbeing

Ecopsychologist & Mindful Nature Connection Guide

Kate Ray is a qualified Ecopsychologist, an experienced Group Facilitator and dedicated mentor with over a decade of experience empowering and coaching adults and young people. She possesses a strong passion for guiding and educating young women and girls, emphasising the value of nature and sustainable living. With expertise in mental health and a talent for creating transformative nature-based programs, Kate designs immersive outdoor experiences within a safe and nurturing environment.

Infusing her work with a sense of adventure, she brings excitement and deep connection to her sessions, inspiring individuals to embrace personal growth and embark on transformative journeys.

Drawing upon her diverse background in mentoring, coaching, and ecopsychology, Kate skillfully integrates these disciplines to provide a holistic approach. Through her programs, she guides individuals on transformative paths of self-discovery, fostering resilience and nurturing a profound connection with nature. Her ultimate aim is to empower young girls and women, fostering in them a deep appreciation for the natural world and the importance of sustainable living practices.


Alicja Rucinska

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Medical Anthropologist &

Co-funder of Guided Wellbeing

Once a dreamer and a traveler, Alicja pursued her studies in psychology and anthropology hoping to find some answers, or at least some more interesting questions to ponder. Curious of the ancient lore of Tibetan medicine, she wandered the Himalayan foothills, gathering crumbs of knowledge in-between the crumbs at the bottom of her bag.

However, life had its own ideas, and Alicja has spent the last several years bringing up her kids and being there for her young family. She became passionate about all things handmade, getting tangled up in yarn, endless scarves and elaborate winter garments (in perhaps unnecessary amounts).

Moving her academic pursuits onto the back burner, Alicja learned to bake bread, to make toys for her kids, and nourish them with with the stories she had gathered in her travelling sack.

Exploring the local meadows during lock down, weaving nettles and munching on dandelions, she discovered the grounding and re-balancing qualities of natural handicraft, learning the art of frugal sustainability.

Now she felt eager to share what she learnt, about living the eco lifestyle and the many joys and benefits we gain from reconnecting with the Earth and our deeper selves.
When Kate shared her vision and invited Alicja to collaborate on it, she could only say YES!

In the future, she is looking to rediscover the academic side of things, and pursue PhD qualifications. She is dusting off her old books (and her keyboard) and starting this new nature adventure.


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