Creek Counseling includes Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
(EAP) as an option. Equine Assisted Psychotherapy incorporates
horses experientially for emotional growth and learning.
It is a collaborative effort between a licensed therapist
and a horse professional working with people and horses
to address treatment goals.
of its intensity and effectiveness, it is considered a short-term,
or "brief" approach. Individuals learn about themselves
and others by participating in activities with horses and
then discussing feelings, behaviors and patterns. The focus
of EAP and Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) is not riding
or horsemanship. No experience with horses is needed.
only does EAP work, it is much more enjoyable than typical
talk therapy. It can be a useful adjunct to traditional
talk therapy. EAP sessions are designed to meet your unique
needs. The activities in each session require you and the
horse to accomplish a specific goal. Your reaction to the
horse, and the horse’s reaction to you, not only helps
“show” where sticky spots are, but how to better
communicate and interact with others to accomplish your
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