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Horses Who Heal: How Equine Therapy is Helping Traumatised Children

One year ago, 13-year-old Shamanii avoided other kids and suffered such severe anxiety she didn't want to go to school. Now, in the words of her mother Alma, Shamanii is "loving school, absolutely loving it". "She’s putting herself out there, auditioning for productions. She’s made a whole lot of new friends." All because of a [...]

By |2018-11-26T11:32:58+11:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Mental Illness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Equine Therapy: How Horses are Helping Humans Heal

Horses are being used as mental health aids for humans, with equine therapy taking psychology sessions out of the office and into the paddock. Psychologist Sam Tassini is so enamoured with horses that she has incorporated them into her work and converted a functioning horse float into an office. She practices equine therapy - a [...]

By |2018-04-13T11:50:14+10:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Mental Illness|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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