Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Equine-Assisted Therapy: Transforming Lives through the Power of Horses

Equine-Assisted Therapy has gained global recognition as an immensely powerful therapeutic model, and its popularity has surged in Australia in recent years. Our therapists, who are trained in traditional room-based counseling, undergo further specialised training in Equine-Assisted Therapy. This holistic approach goes beyond simply being therapy alongside a horse; it actively involves the equine partner as an agent of change during sessions with clients.
Our foremost priority is the welfare of the horses and the safety of our clients. Sessions are thoughtfully designed to support positive outcomes for both the client and the horse, ensuring a mutually beneficial experience.
This remarkable therapy can effectively address a wide range of conditions, including Anxiety, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Autism, and Attention Deficit (+Hyperactivity) Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Trauma– the possibilities are endless. In an equine-assisted session, individuals collaborate with horses under the guidance of a trained therapist, who facilitates the exploration of emotions and experiences. Our approach integrates various modalities, with a focus on Mindfulness, Somatic Practice, and Gestalt techniques.
The sessions themselves take various forms, tailored to the therapy goals and individual needs. Activities may include grooming and observing the horses, leading them through obstacle courses, or simply enjoying quiet moments in a serene setting.
Research has demonstrated the effectiveness of this approach as a form of therapy for numerous individuals, leading to its increasing popularity among diverse populations. Experience the life-changing impact of Equine-Assisted Therapy and embark on a transformative journey alongside our compassionate team of professionals.


Are session delivered by a qualified therapist?

Yes, our equine therapy sessions are delivered by therapists who are trained in traditional room based counselling/psychotherapy, and who are then further trained in Equine assisted therapy, this model is much more than therapy next to a horse, but rather is a holistic approach that invites the equine partner to be active agents of change in session for the clients.

Do I need to have horse experience?

No, zero previous horse experience is required and in fact many people start with a slight fear of horses. The therapist will work closely with the client to ensure comfort, saftey and positive exepreices are prioritised.

Do I need special equipment?

No, we only require closed toe shoes and encourage the wearing of long sleeves and a hat on sunny days.

Is it just for kids or adults too?

We are able to support all ages from 6 years and up. Many adults find equine assisted therapy a preffered choice to traditional room based therapy and often find they get the results they have not been able to find elsewhere.



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