Navigation Links
Equine Partners in Counseling (EPIC) Training Is Changing the Face of Mental Health
Date:5/22/2008

Ph.D. shares pioneering research with counselors June 6; provides CEUs

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to a Ph.D. with the last name of "Trotter," there is now clinical proof that counseling sessions including a horse can be more beneficial than traditional talk therapy. Dr. Kay Trotter shares her ground-breaking research with other mental health professionals during her premier Equine Partners In Counseling (EPIC) Training June 6 at Bridlewood Stables in Flower Mound, TX. Besides learning new tools, counselors will earn CEUs at Dr. Trotter's EPIC workshops.

"When I was researching topics for my doctoral dissertation at the University of North Texas (UNT)," said Dr. Trotter, "I found anecdotal evidence about horse therapy, but no proven empirical research. I decided to do the first formal clinical study and attempt to either prove or disprove that horses help people in measurable ways."

Under the guidance of Dr. Cynthia Chandler, who developed and directs the Center for Animal Assisted Therapy at UNT, Dr. Trotter compared and contrasted the experiences of youngsters who participated in a 12-week Equine Assisted Counseling (EAC) program with those who remained in a classroom for traditional counseling. The results proved decisively that horse therapy gets authentic results in increasing positive behaviors in clients, and are in her dissertation, "The Efficacy of Equine Assisted Group Counseling with At-Risk Children and Adolescents." Her pioneering work is being featured in The Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, a peer-review publication of the American Counseling Association (ACA). Dr. Trotter is also interviewed in an upcoming issue of the ACA's "Counseling Today."

"During the study, we let youngsters select a horse to work with, and assigned them specific tasks," Dr. Trotter explained. For instance, each child had to approach a horse, put a halter on the animal, and then lead it to the facilitators.


'/>"/>

SOURCE Dr. Kay Trotter
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. AVMA Opposes Use of Double-Deck Trailers for Transporting Horses and Other Equines
2. Fort Dodge Animal Health and the American Association of Equine Practitioners Launch Educational Web Site
3. Turning Pointe Therapeutic Riding Recognized for Excellence in Providing Equine-Assisted Therapies to People with Disabilities
4. ASPCA Provides Funding for Hay, Equine Expenses Following Outbreak of California Wildfires
5. Bioniche Responds to Australian Equine Influenza Outbreak
6. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Perot Systems Named as Best Partnership by Outsourcing Center
7. Emerging Capital Partners Invests $47.3 Million in North African Personal Care Company
8. Vista Partners Initiates Coverage on Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALSE)
9. Reproductive Science Center and Lowell General Hospital Announce Partnership in Infertility Treatment
10. Longs Drugs Partners With Google on the Launch of Google Health
11. Video: The Ad Council Partners With UNICEF to Promote and Distribute Myanmar Cyclone PSAs Filmed by A-List Celebrities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/19/2015)... Family and friends of Brad Baddeley are ... of Brad Baddeley event to honor his memory and ... for Brains is cheduled to take place on Sunday, April ... Lincoln, Nebraska. Participants may arrive at 12:30pm on the 26th ... cost is only $4 per game and 100% of the ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2015 For ... and will proudly display for the rest of their lives, ... money obtaining them and put in a great amount of ... on a whim, they have outgrown them or simply want ... percent of people regret their tattoo, and in 2012-13 there ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 2015 Compare-autoinsurance.org has released a new ... auto insurance policy . , Clients should no ... quotes online is safe and reliable. An insurance brokerage ... are displayed on a single web page, so drivers ... It is now possible to compare online car insurance ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 Carinsurancesavings.biz has ... insurance plans are cheaper during Spring. , ... auto insurance plan. Drivers should make sure they compare ... their vehicles. Clients can learn more about Spring car ... , Auto insurance quotes are becoming more and ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 ... store evacuation stretchers in healthcare facilities," said an inventor ... an alternative storage system." , He developed the Slyde ... bathroom doors used in healthcare facilities. It provides convenient ... that there are more stretchers available for patients. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Lincoln, NE’s Bowling for Brains to benefit Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation 2Health News:Lincoln, NE’s Bowling for Brains to benefit Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation 3Health News:Dennis Dass, M.D. is Shattering the Past While Revealing the Future 2Health News:A Guide For Avoiding Online Auto Insurance Scams! 2Health News:Auto Insurance Plans Are Cheaper During Spring! 2
... new and efficient strategy, using eggs alone, for creating ... the risk of rejection because the cells are compatible ... mice, the work establishes the principle of using unfertilized ... that are genetically matched to the egg donor at ...
... infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), an infectious agent ... cause severe brain damage in a fetus. ... winter months, when rodents seek shelter in homes, said ... the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. ...
... Hospital reporting systems may significantly under-report patient safety incidents, ... on bmj.com today//. ,The authors suggest that the ... be sufficient if the NHS is to gather accurate ... safety incidents. ,Patient safety incidents are common ...
... could bankrupt the health system, warn doctors in this week’s ... population is overweight and more than one in five adults ... at high risk of multiple health problems, while the cost ... at up to 9%, and the overall social cost of ...
... past two decades are leading to more definitive diagnoses, ... for patients suffering from a condition called acromegaly. ... for Academic Affairs and director of the Burns and ... medical progress related to the condition that stems from ...
... vaccine, will hold a pride of place in the annals ... to receive certification by the European Medicines Agency, for its ... bird-flu pandemic. , ,This first generation vaccine can ... officially declares a pandemic. ,A second –generation vaccine ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Researchers Create Genetically-Matched Embryonic Stem Cells for Transplantation 2Health News:Researchers Create Genetically-Matched Embryonic Stem Cells for Transplantation 3Health News:Pregnant Women Can Minimize Risk Of Rodent-Based Virus 2Health News:Hospitals Miss Most Patient Safety Incidents 2Health News:Obesity Could Bankrupt the Health System, Warn Doctors 2Health News:Options Improving for Patients With Acromegaly and Gigantism 2Health News:Options Improving for Patients With Acromegaly and Gigantism 3
(Date:4/17/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Medical Device Outsourcing - Global Strategic Business ... This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical ... Device Categories: Class I, Class II, and Class ... report Include - Radiology, Orthopedic, Neurology, Cardiology, and ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lmsnqn/medical_equipment ... Equipment Rental and Leasing - Global Strategic Business Report" ... analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Equipment Rental and ... analytics for the US, Japan , ... Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... , April 17, 2015 ASSESS ... mutation   is a viable alternative to tumour biopsy   ... in all patients with advanced NSCLC   AstraZeneca ... of plasma circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) testing for epidermal growth ... advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in clinical practice. [ ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Device Outsourcing (Radiology, Orthopedic, Neurology, Cardiology, and Others) Market 2015 - Global Strategic Business Report 2Medical Device Outsourcing (Radiology, Orthopedic, Neurology, Cardiology, and Others) Market 2015 - Global Strategic Business Report 3Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Market 2015-2020 - Global Strategic Business Report - Healthcare Spending Slowdown Bodes Well for Medical Equipment Leasing 2"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 2"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 3"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 4
... 2011 OncologyRx Care Advantage, McKesson Specialty Health ... by Incyte Corporation as one of only ... to fill prescriptions for Jakafi (ruxolitinib), an oral prescription ... (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110912/DA65711LOGO ) ...
... Solos Endoscopy, Inc.,s (OTCPK: SNDY) is pleased to ... Net Profit of $73,895.  Solos Endoscopy has consummated agreements ... for the Three Months period ending September 30, 2011. ... in a reduction of ongoing expenses by approximately $40,000 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:OncologyRx Care Advantage™ Chosen to Fill Prescriptions for Jakafi™ (ruxolitinib) 2Solos Endoscopy Finishes the 3rd Quarter With a Net Profit 2
The Sony DSR20-MD Grade Digital Video Player/Recorder represents a giant leap in digital technology. , ,This equipment is intended to be used by physicians who teach or present medical techniques...
LCD monitors....
This monitor is designed specifically for medical applications and is UL2601-1 listed....
Standard arthroscope with telescope (4 mm) for large joints....
Medicine Products: