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March 4, 2017

Choosing an Art Therapist

Here are some simple guidelines to follow when making the decision to choose an Art Therapist:

  1. Know what your desired outcome is:  There are many ways that art is used therapeutically.  Which type of outcome will dictate what service you should work with:

    1. Art Therapy: Clients seeking to address difficult life events, mental health issues or engage in deep self reflection will work with an Art Therapist using art media to have greater insight, growth and learning.  Art Therapists will use the natural properties of the art materials to provide experiences that allow for a greater understanding of core beliefs, areas of “stuckness” and growth.

    2. Art Experiences: Art activities are often provided by clinicians, lay people and art teachers to help engage a population in expressing thoughts and feelings.  These experiences focus on creating art as a fun interaction.

    3. Art Classes: An art teacher provides specific skills to students which w...

March 4, 2017

Here are some simple guidelines to follow when making the decision to choose an Equine Assisted Psychotherapy/Equine Assisted Learning (EAP/EAL) Program:

  1. Know what your desired outcome is:  There are many ways that horses are used therapeutically.  Which type of service will dictate what program you should work with:

    1. Equine Assisted Psychotherapy/Equine Assisted Learning: This modality occurs with the horse(s) at liberty in an arena, no riding, has a team of a licensed Mental Health professional and Equine Specialist certified by the Equine Assisted Growth & Learning Association (EAGALA) or the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Int’l).  Services are geared towards providing change and growth through equine interactions.

    2. Trauma-Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy: Services can include a variety of equine modalities, including non-mounted services, Rhythmic Riding, Natural Horsemanship, and incorporating EMDR.  All services...

March 4, 2017

Have you ever wondered how Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Learning helped?  Join us March 20th to learn "From the Horse's Mouth"!  This experiential demo and workshop will build participant's understanding of the modality as well as enhance therapeutic skills through equine interactions.

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