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Onsite CEU Opportunities

Get your professional training in our beautiful outdoor setting with human and equine teachers, and have a blast doing it. Mental Health professionals including, but not limited to: LPC,  LMFT, LPA, PhD, PsyD, EdD, LCSW and others in need of general CEUs join us in this terrific alternative to classroom-based, didactic classes. Get experiential in the beautiful outdoors instead! Contact us if you're interested in learning more.

Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

Workshop Objectives:

  • Compare and contrast the differences between EAP and tradition psychotherapeutic modalities

  • Identify benefits and risks associated with EAP

  • Recognize the nature of projection and transference as it explored through the EAP model

  • Explain the parallels between equine and human psychology

  • Explain Relationship Logic and Rhythmic Riding, components of the TF-EAP model

Care for Caregivers

Workshop Objectives:

  • Explore the differences between intellectual and somatic understanding

  • Increase awareness, recognition, and understanding of personal somatic cues

  • Practice, in the moment, using somatic cues to respond to situations, people, environment (in a productive, positive, self-care orientated fashion)

  • Increase awareness of work & personal life boundaries & respond to how boundaries shift and change

  • Develop a sustainable, joyful self-care routine

Body Language & the Power of Non-Verbal Communication

Workshop Objectives:

  • Identify individual nonverbal communication patterns & how they are received by others

  • Recognize patterns & impact of clients' nonverbal communication

  • Increase awareness of & ability to interpret non-verbal cues

  • Help clients increase awareness of their own nonverbals

  • Bring body language & nonverbal communication into session in a therapeutic way

  • Understand why horses are great teachers of this skill

The Present Moment

Workshop Objectives:

  • Understand the core concepts of EAP and how they compliment Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Mindfulness model.

  • Explain the parallels between equine and human psychology.

  • Be able to identify nonverbal signs of anxiety and depression as they show up in the arena.

  • Understand how EAP creates the opportunity for dysfunctional patterns to be acted out, explored, and changed.

  • Understand the element of positive feedback and reinforcement as it applies to behavioral changes in the EAP model

Bridging the Gap - Horses and Spectrum Disorder

Workshop Objectives:

  • Understand how EAP meets the needs of Spectrum Disorder clients.

  • Explain the parallels between equine and human psychology.

  • Identify benefits and risks associated with utilizing EAP as an intervention.

  • Understand how EAP can be an adjunctive therapy to a comprehensive treatment plan.

  • Understand how horses provide a bridge to reach clients who struggle with making social connections.