If sitting on a couch in a counselor’s office isn’t for you, then Equine Assisted Counseling may be your answer.
- No equine experience necessary. All work done from the ground without riding.
- Learn about yourself, each other, your world. Horses have a a way of mirroring one’s thought and feelings and can help you recognize mental
- Working with the horses allows you to explore your patterns of thought, communication and interpretation.
- Working with horses is a powerful experience. They are like mirrors to your soul. They will act as your four-legged therapists, helping you find clarity and insight.
- Whether you’re struggling with anxiety, depression, PTSD, or other personal problems, the horses, along with Dr. Wendy Smith and equine specialist Marybeth Wiefels, will support you in your journey to well-being.
Time spent out on the ranch with the horses offers a unique shared experience. Working together with the horses, communication skills are improved, destructive patterns become recognizable and new ways of relating can be explored. LGBTQ couples are welcome.
Family and Group Counseling
It can take months to understand a family’s dynamics in an office setting. Yet one afternoon working with horses can shine a light on dysfunctional family practices. Bringing the family to the ranch to participate in experiences with these amazing horses may increase the willingness of other members to participate.
Other Affordable Programs we Offer are:
- Life Skills Toolbox for Teens –
- Coping and communication skills
- Parenting from the Barn – New strategies for parents
- Sister Sense – For women struggling with abuse and trauma
All members of our counseling team are EAGALA certified. EAGALA is the foremost leader in equine assisted psychotherapy, growth and learning. EAGALA certification requires the highest standards, adherence to a strong code of ethics, and continued education and training.
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