Equine Assisted Learning and Life Coaching helps victims of domestic violence on many levels. Working with horses enables them to get in touch with their own feelings to recover from trauma, learn to set appropriate boundaries, learn to trust appropriately, gain healthy techniques for expressing their own anger and frustration, and many other important life skills. Since domestic violence is often a root cause of other social problems such as homelessness, drug addiction, alcoholism, and teen suicide, every effective means of restoring wholeness to victims of domestic violence benefits the community, as well as the individuals.
Read The Facts on Health Care and Domestic Violence assembled by The Family Violence Prevention Fund .
FULL STORY: Horse Therapy
Published on Jan 25, 2014
When you think about pet therapy, you often think about dogs — helping the elderly, or returning military veterans. But now that idea of using animals for therapy is expanding, as some people turn to horses for help with conditions like depression and PTSD. For more info, please go to www.global16x9.com.