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  1. Exploring the Experiences of Adults After Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP)

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    | Contributor(s):: Deby Torbett

    The aim of this phenomenological qualitative study was to capture and understand the essence of the lived experiences of individuals after participating in equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP). In that the experiences of participants after exposure to EFP have not previously been examined,...

  2. Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy for Veteran Survivors With Full or Partial PTSD

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    | Contributor(s):: Mark Aaron Mayfield

    Symptom severity among veteran survivors with partial or full posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to increase, with approximately 40% of U.S. veterans reporting significant symptomology 10 years after initial onset of the condition. Veteran survivors often struggle to find...

  3. Practice Patterns of Equine Assisted Psychotherapists

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    | Contributor(s):: Haley Gresham

    Modeled after Doherty & Simmons’ (1996) study on the practice patterns of marriage and family therapists, this project explored similar questions about equine assisted/facilitated psychotherapists who are members of two main certification organizations, EAGALA and PATH Intl. An...

  4. Equine-assisted psychotherapy as an effective therapy in comparison to or in conjunction with traditional therapies

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    | Contributor(s):: Kristen A. Wilson

    Mental disorders are a prevalent health issue that has an extensive amount of variability in the quantity of disorders, affected populations, and treatment. There are a multitude of approaches or therapeutic methods used by the mental health community. Although each therapy is valuable in...

  5. The psychotherapeutic worth of horse whispering for the aggressive child

    | Contributor(s):: Karin Bronkhorst

    This dissertation employs a case study research design and reviews literature from the field of animal assisted therapy (AAT) with an emphasis on equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP), as a possible therapeutic alternative for treating inappropriate aggressive behaviour in a young boy. The...

  6. The Effects of Sustainability as a Positive Attribute on Equine Therapy Design: An Interdisciplinary Study

    | Contributor(s):: Andria Sinclair

    Interdisciplinary studies have brought benefits to introducing new solutions to the traditional environment and traditional therapies. Sustainability in relation to design has been suggested in 2006, by the Center for Building Performance and Diagnostic (CBPD) at Carnegie Mellon University to...

  7. Effects of equine therapy on malalignment-generated patellofemoral syndrome: targeting the vastus medialis obliques

    | Contributor(s):: Karen Ann Hayson

    At the onset of this project, a key point to keep in mind is that animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is regarded as still being in an early stage of professional development. This has a profound impact on its current research status. Animal-assisted therapy, as defined by the Delta Society, a...

  8. Effectiveness of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Maria Beatriz Craven

    Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) is a non-traditional form of psychotherapy that addresses treatment goals with the use of horses. This small pilot study consisting of 5 veterans examines the effectiveness of EAP in the treatment of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...

  9. How Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy Addresses Military Sexual Trauma among Female Veterans: Systematic Review

    | Contributor(s):: Claire Niessen-Derry

    There were roughly 5,061 reports of MST since the Department of Defense’s (DOD) fiscal year of 2012. The DOD believes that MST is vastly under reported and estimates that less than 20% of sexual assaults have been reported over the past seven years. The research question for this systematic...

  10. The Therapeutic Benefits of Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy With At-risk Adolescents

    | Contributor(s):: Wake, Casey

  11. How equine facilitated psychotherapists describe their experiences with adults diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

    | Contributor(s):: Thiel, Jennifer M.

  12. Healthcare provider perception and knowledge of equine-assisted psychotherapy : a survey of providers in Oregon

    | Contributor(s):: Kirstyn Everson

    A study was conducted to evaluate healthcare providers’ knowledge and perception of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP). The knowledge transfer model was utilized to develop the project and to identify areas for future inquiry. For the study, a literature review was conducted and mental...

  13. An Exploratory Mixed Methodology Study Into the Theoretical Foundation of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy

    | Contributor(s):: Bradford Tyler Dawson

    Equine-assisted psychotherapy is emerging as a new alternative therapy method. As the field is new, there is limited amount of research looking at the current theoretical foundation being utilized in the therapeutic process. This study aims to explore the field of equine-assisted psychotherapy...

  14. Maintaining adolescent sobriety with equine assisted psychotherapy: an experiential learning intervention guide

    | Contributor(s):: Ledbetter, Elizabeth Jane

  15. Exploring multicultural considerations in Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy

    | Contributor(s):: Cohen, Rebecca A.

  16. When horses heal: a qualitative inquiry into Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy

    | Contributor(s):: Esbjorn, Ritu Janice

  17. Animal-assisted therapy and equine-assisted therapy in Canada: surveying the current state of the field, its practitioners, and its practices

    | Contributor(s):: Schlote, Sarah M.

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and equine-assisted therapy/learning (EAT/L) are innovative techniques in counselling, psychotherapy, mental health, coaching, and other personal growth interventions. Although this field has experienced tremendous growth in the United States, very little is known...

  18. Relationship enhancement for couples using equine facilitated psychotherapy techniques: A model program

    | Contributor(s):: Holloway, Annette C.