An Argument Against Animal Experimentation

This article was written by my 15 year old daughter and makes a number of important arguments relevant for any field that involves animals, including a discussion of the evidence supporting animal sentience.

read more

Slowing Down

Through a case study example learn how and why a slower approach to Equine Therapy makes space for deeper levels of learning – about horses and ourselves.

read more

Dancing With Skye

Working with a horse at liberty is a delicate and intricate dance. This article explores and applies lessons from this ‘dance’, including the importance of attachment, to human relationships including parenting.

read more

Four Legged Therapists

'Sam' is small for his eight years. His parents described him as a good student, outgoing with lots of friends; that was, until he moved schools last year. Since then his grades have plummeted, no friends come round for supper anymore, and Sam...

read more

The What, Why and Who of AAT?

(written for the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, March 2016) “You do what? ........ With who? …………… Why?” Twenty years ago, when I was first developing a practice in Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) and Equine Facilitated Wellness (EFW) I...

read more

EFMH Ethics: Interests of the Four Legged Therapists

One of the most memorable lessons from my graduate studies was one of the simplest. I can clearly remember our professor taking a jug of orange juice and using it to fill a number of glasses. Before long the jug was empty and there was no juice left for...

read more
Share This