Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Mindfulness, The Brain and Horses

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 in Equine Assisted Learning, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy | Comments Off

Mindfulness, The Brain and Horses

MINDFULNESS   Being  MINDFUL is to be aware and attentive, showing careful attention. But, to what extent can MINDFULNESS be applied? To an extent that can change lives. Mindfulness practice is an effective tool for stress management and overall wellness that benefits emotional and physical health and relationships. It can be described as attention-based training that helps a person to become more open and aware of the present moment, of their thoughts, feelings and emotions, and it happens without judgement. Mindfulness practice stems from Buddhist tradition, but has found it’s way...

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Presentation on Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Trauma

Posted on May 5, 2012 in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, News | Comments Off

Presentation on Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Trauma

The Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselor’s Association held their 6th Annual Conference on April 27th entitled “Waves of Change.” Rebecca Bauer, Equine Specialist and Founding Director of The Sage Horse and Susan Lutz, PATH, Int’l Region 5 Rep, Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Equine Specialist presented “Equine Assisted Psychotherapy: A Team Approach.” They gave an overview of the Equine Assisted Activities industry, as well as, discussed the value of the horse and equine specialist in psychotherapy and how the team approach creates a dynamic...

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ILC Teambuilding With Horses

Posted on Feb 17, 2012 in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Events | 0 comments

ILC Teambuilding With Horses

Integrative Life Center is an organization that is especially supportive of experiential therapies including equine assisted psychotherapy, which has been recognized as a leading alternative to traditional talk therapy. A precursor to building their equine program, ILC chose to spend some time out on the farm with the horses themselves. The group of eight engaged in activities that gave them insight into their own personalities, leadership qualities and the ability to exercise positive communication skills and teamwork. They’re a group who does so well at helping others it was a chance to...

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The Horse and Your Authentic Self

Posted on Feb 10, 2012 in Equine Assisted Learning, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy | Comments Off

The Horse and Your Authentic Self

“I’ve been on this planet for more than half a century and I have yet to see a human being invent a version of themselves that’s superior to the original,” writes Wyatt Webb in his book, It’s Not About the Horse.  Webb has been a therapist, horseman and leader in equine assisted psychotherapy programs for over 20 years. He goes on to say, “And, much like the horse, humans don’t like phonies, either.” He’s referring to our humanistic response of presenting ourselves how we want others to see us while hiding our true emotions, a result of fear, pain, self-doubt or an...

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Integrative Life Center Nashville

Posted on Feb 2, 2012 in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, News | Comments Off

Integrative Life Center Nashville

Integrative Life Center in Nashville, TN partners with The Sage Horse Center to build their equine assisted psychotherapy program.

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EAL/EAP Demonstration

Posted on Dec 1, 2011 in Equine Assisted Learning, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Events, News | Comments Off

EAL/EAP Demonstration

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