“The sights, the smells, the sounds of the horse farm have tremendous power,” says Vidrine. “You don’t necessarily have to ride the horse to have tremendous benefit.” Read the rest of this entry »
Coming to a barn instead of a therapist’s office is also a plus for some people. No one needs to know they’re in therapy since they could simply be going for a ride. “For a lot of people who come from a clinical setting, when you get into a barn, it’s very normalizing,” says Michael Kaufmann, director of education for the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) and founding board member of the Equine Facilitated Mental Health Association (EFMHA). Read the rest of this entry »
Anyone who’s ever loved a pet knows that relationships with animals can be very satisfying. Horses are no exception. But in the right hands, horses can do much more than provide pleasure and a bonding experience. They can also be used in psychotherapy, allowing patients to work through their problems in unexpected ways. Read the rest of this entry »
And what it is not?
As mentioned earlier there are a huge number of therapies and for the layman it is not always so simple to differentiate one therapy from the other. Read the rest of this entry »
Homeopathy is composed from two Greek words, namely homeios meaning similar and pathos meaning suffering. Expressed in another way you could say that “like cures like.” Read the rest of this entry »
The special thing that differentiates homeopathy from other therapies is the view on disease, the interpretation of symptoms and the individual treatment. Read the rest of this entry »