INTEGRATIVE EQUINE ASSISTED THERAPY

The basic structure of our integrative equine assisted therapy (EAT) program is a 3 hour session divided between an art project that changes weekly and horse time. Horse time includes feeding, grooming and bonding with our horses and donkey as well as riding lessons under the instruction of a PATH International certified instructor certified and equine specialist in mental health and learning (ESMHL), with the help of specially trained volunteers as needed.

We work with those facing varying challenges, including: 

  • special needs

  • trauma

  • bereavement

  • anxiety & depression

  • physical mobility issues

  • attention and behavioral issues

 

We can accept a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 students per session.

Please contact us for scheduling, rates and packages.

 

We aim to provide need-based financial help whenever possible. 

Camila Smith, LCSW

EQUINE-FACILITATED PSYCHOTHERAPY

Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) sessions* are offered in conjunction with Elation Wellness

Trained psychotherapist Camila Smith works with PATH Certified Instructor Danielle Roberts, using the bond between horse and human along with evidenced based treatment modalities to enhance wellness, treat underlying psychiatric conditions and develop coping skills. 

Sessions are available individually or in group format and tailored to each participant's emotional needs and goals.

For more information, visit Elation Wellness or contact us.

*EFP sessions may be billed through health insurance, subject to provider and policy guidelines

Many of our students cannot afford our sessions.

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BRIGHT STRIDES ART & EQUINE THERAPY
9 OLD FIELD DRIVE, EAST HADDAM, CT 06423
860.891.8189 | info@brightstrides.org
EIN: 82-4846760
COPYRIGHT ⓒ 2017 BRIGHT STRIDES, INC.
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