Animal Assisted Psychotherapies are gaining popularity as there is a global shift towards alternative forms of mental health wellness. Watch this introductory talk on Animal Assisted Therapy, with a focus on Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) to understand this valuable form of psychotherapy. Recent research is showing EAP to be a systematic, scientific, and highly efficacious form of therapy. The online training video aims to provide a theoretical framework to understanding EAP as well as experiential learning of the technique itself.
This is a talk for therapists who wish to broaden their role repertoire to include experiential psychotherapeutic techniques.
1. What is EAP?
2. The Core Principles of EAP
3. The role of horses in EAP
4. Indications and contra-indications