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Listening Heart: The Limbic Path Beyond Office Therapy



The Listening Heart is a guidebook explaining The HEAL Model for Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy and Learning (EFPL). Inside find out: * What can horses add to the treatment of serious mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders to increase effectiveness? * What is the role of horse therapy in the client’s treatment plan? * What activities are used? * How does EFPL translate to human settings and produce lasting change? EFPL is guided experiential therapy employing horses. Why horses? How can they help you, and your clients, develop a listening heart? This book answers these questions by putting forth a comprehensive and understandable manual for the HEAL Model of EFPL. The HEAL Model of EFPL, developed by Leigh Shambo, MSW, LMHC, describes a way to help humans build emotional-social skills, by using the human-horse bond in treatment for complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other clinical disorders. Shambo combines decades of experience as a horse trainer and coach with her training and practice as a mental health therapist. The Listening Heart draws on literature from the fields of neuroscience, attachment and trauma psychology, and animal science to explain the human-horse bond.

Author: Shambo, Msw Lmhc Leigh, With: Young, David, With: Madera, Catherine

Topic: Psychology
Media: Book
ISBN: 1482085089
Language: English
Pages: 158

Additional information

Weight 0.72 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 7.99 × 0.34 in


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