E.A.S.E. is the unique combination of current models of Equine Assisted Therapies Including in a eclectic approach as in counseling using the best model for the client at the time.
Equine-assisted psychotherapy and the EAGALA model: The reality is that traditional psychotherapy can be stigmatizing and feel like "just a lot of talk" among people who value doing and action.
Service members are hands-on. They trust their experience and the people they serve with. In other to engage them in their own healing process, the solutions offered need to understand who they are, respect their culture and meet them squarely on their terms.
Clinical evidence and generations of human experience show that horses have a special ability to help people work through emotional barriers without shame or stigma. This is especially true and valuable for people who suffer the effects of trauma.
A highly trained mental health professional puts the horses' unique sensitivities to work- their special capacity to read and respond to peoples' non-verbal signals and cues - leading to powerful emotional breakthroughs and life-changing insights. All sessions on the ground no riding.
Natural Lifemanship Trauma-Focused Equine Assisted Pyschotherapy- focuses on fully supporting participants in building safe, connected, and healing relationships with horses on the ground and in their daily lives. Rhythmic Riding, the rhythm of the horse's gait mimics our own walk to fully integrate mind to body and connect to horse.