Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Learning

 

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Learning

July 27 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Limited seating available

**Experiential Activity at Stars and Strides Farm**

Objectives: In this course you will learn

  • Basics and premise behind Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning

 

  1. How EAP/EAL provides an existential experience and personal development
  1. How EAP/EAL will support individuals, couples and/or families in developing healthy relationships
  1. How EAP/EAL can support the development of responsibility and accountability
  1. How EAP/EAL aid in overcoming barriers to find change
  1. How EAP/EAL can aid in the development of decision making skills
  1. How EAP/EAL can support the use of appropriate risks to move out of comfort zone
  1. How EAP/EAL increases use of effective communication—both verbally and non-verbally

(Tentative Itinerary)

10 a.m.

  • What is Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning
  • Experiential Modality
  • Why Horses?
  • EAP versus Traditional Therapy
  • Team Approach

 

11 a.m.

  • Code of Ethics
  • Ground Work
  • Solution-Oriented

 

12 Noon

  • Lunch
  • Travel to Farm

 

1:00pm

  • Horse Safety
  • Safety “untraining”
  • Equipment
  • Facility
  • Confidentiality

 

2 p.m.

  • Equine group exercise
  • Adjournment/ Questions

 

3 p.m.

  • End of Day

 

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