Relating with horses and accomplishing ‘tasks’ or activities with horses can encourage the development of skills and values that promote emotional health, ie patience, fairness, commitment, emotional congruence, clear communication, relaxation along with determination, clear and consistent boundaries.  Activities with horses and the learnt skills can be further explored with clients, then integrated into all areas of their life.

 

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy can help you with:

People who access Equine Therapy enjoy the following benefits in a non-threatening environment to support:

  • Express feelings that may be difficult to verbalise
  • Improve social skills
  • Better manage anxiety and depression
  • Increase self-awareness
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Increase confidence & self esteem
  • Develop healthy coping skills
  • Enhance self-worth
  • Better communication skills
  • Improved ability to manage boundaries
  • Increase capacity for problem solving 
  • Improved assertiveness
  • Grater resilience 
  • Identify and clarify issues and concerns

EAP Can Help People Experiencing:

  • Anxiety and stress
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Anger
  • Bullying
  • Domestic violence
  • Grief and loss
  • Social and behavioural disorders
  • ADHD
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance abuse