According to a segment on disabilities aired on October 19, 2003 by NBC’s Wichita affiliate: “one in seven of us will become disabled by the time we are 65.” This statistic combined with the continued decline in the local economy defines the need for programs that empower those who live within the disabled community.
is a mental health program utilizing Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP). EFP is an experiential process in which a licensed mental health professional works with a credentialed equine mental health specialist, therapy horse, and client(s) to address psychotherapy goals as identified by the mental health professional and the client(s). EFP makes use of the natural behavior of the horse to draw out powerful metaphors on the client’s own patterns of behavior, inherit strengths, and non-verbal communication. We offer individual, family, and group therapy options.