What is Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy?

Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) is an effective  therapeutic approach that can serve as primary treatment or as an adjunct to a patient’s ongoing therapy. Regarded as experiential therapy, EFP allows patients to learn by doing, thereby providing the opportunity to put into practice some new ways of thinking. EFP can have a powerful impact on patients presenting a range of issues, including addiction and co-addiction, childhood sexual abuse, PTSD, grief & loss, anxiety & depression, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties.

Equine Explorations is owned by Sherry Simon-Heldt, MS, LISAC, CG-C, Certified Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapist, Certified Grief Counselor, and is located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information, please visit our site.

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