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Equine Autism and Depression Therapy
 By Winniefield Park   •   23rd Jun 2019   •   720 views   •   0 comments


With an awareness of what it takes to stay mentally health and recover from mental issues comes many, what seem like, novel approaches to treatments. One treatment is equine therapy designed to help those dealing with mental health issues such as autism, ADHD, grief, PTSD, depression, anxiety and addiction.

Using groundwork or closely controlled riding lessons, practitioners help patients conquer fears, understand their strengths and provide real life opportunities for coaching in a non-institutional environment. Here’s one practitioner's approach to helping her clients work towards good mental health.
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