Trust

“Recovery can take place only within the context of relationships. It cannot occur in isolation.  In a renewed connection with other people the survivor re-creates the psychological faculties that were damaged or deformed by the traumatic experience.  These faculties include the basic capacity for trust, autonomy, initiative, competence, identity and intimacy.  Just as these capabilities...
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Improve relationships

Sometimes humans may change the rules and confuse  issues due to an accumulation of past experiences, when we are with the horse we experience direct honesty.  During our sessions the rules may change in response to what is going on between the client and the horse within the context of their relationship.  This kind of response is honest, real and in the moment.   At Equine Partners in...
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Equine Partners in Healing

Horses offer unique and experiential treatment approaches to psychotherapy.  Clients not successful with traditional forms of talk-therapy and interested in an alternative treatment program will gain a sense of empowerment while enhancing psychological development, growth and education. Our work is based on experiential learning and is holistic in it’s approach.  We place emphasis on...
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Connection

Children who have been abused and neglected are at risk for developing severe emotional disorders. They can exhibit a host of psychosocial difficulties which may be carried into adulthood. These problems can be devastating to the children, their families, friends, school, and wider communities. Because of the far-reaching effects of these problems, there is a powerful rationale to often use...
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