Charmed Horse Assisted Wellness Centre PTSD Therapy Group
February 7 @ 10:30 am - March 14 @ 12:00 pm$300
We are so excited to start the New Year, by offering a PTSD Therapy Group Program, for all First Responders and Front-Line Workers. This Program is specifically geared to those suffering with symptoms causing PTSD, and will be suitable for those who may have already been diagnosed with PTSD, and for those who may have symptoms and have not been diagnosed.
The EAGALA model will be used, which is an experiential therapy, that uses horses. A Registered Psychotherapist, and an Equine Specialist are both present during each session to ensure the mental wellbeing and the safety of the client(s). EAGALA is a globally recognized program, currently operating in about 50 countries. EAGALA follows a Code of Ethics, that all facilitators are held to.
Why horses? Horses are prey animals, whose instinctual nature gives them the ability to read and react to the emotions around them, and gives the client the opportunity to practice new coping skills with an experience that is real and life changing.
The PTSD Therapy Group will entail experiential metaphorical therapy, using several horses in the indoor arena. There is no horse back riding involved, and no prior horse knowledge is required. Held, Thursday, February 7, 14, 21, 28 & March 7, 14 from 10:30 am to Noon, $300.00 + Hst.
Please wear warm clothing and boots, as sessions will take place inside the insulated barn or indoor arena. There is a bathroom in the lounge, and plenty of parking available. Hot beverages, water and snacks will be provided.
Check with your health insurance provider, as some will cover psychotherapy and groups. Payment for each six-week program is required upon registration, and can either be paid by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by cash to Donna O’Connell, or by cheque to Charmed Horse Assisted Wellness Centre. Please register by February 5th, 2019. Cancellations must be 48 hours prior to February 7th for reimbursement.
For more information contact: Donna O’Connell – EAGALA Certified Equine Specialist
578 Brown Road, Enterprise, Ont., K0K 1Z0