The Equine Facilitated Therapy Programs offered at Richard's View Stable has greatly evolved, since our inception in 2012. Origionally certified in all training programs available in Canada: 'Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Network' (EAGALA) and 'Trauma Focased Equing Assisted Psychotherapy' (TF-EAP), Chris has since 2016 been regularly traveling to Colorado to train with one of the most respected Gestalt Institutes in North America. The 'Gestalt Equine Institue of the Rockies' (GEIR) combining the passion of horses and Gestalt Therapy in Gestalt Equine Psychothrapy a powerful horse/human partnership.We provide support and psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families who desire to improve their quality of relationships, with self and others. Using experiential learning to interact and engage with horses providing tremendous opportunities for emotional growth and healing.
Richard's View Stable additionally specializes in providing Intervention both individual and group for First Responders, Military Personnel, as well as Youth and Adult Victims of Trauma, diagnosed or exhibiting symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. We now offer mobile intervention as well, regularly traveling with our horses to treatment programs providing Equine Psychotherapy Intervention, to large goups of 25 First Responders and Veterans
Chris, a certified therapist, specialised in the field of Trauma, for some 25yrs in the more traditional forms of therapy. Equine Intervention Techniques however have now proven to have statistically far superior long-term benefits for those seeking counseling. Chris along with Brian, and his lifetime of horse experience in natural horsemanship, believe that relationship with horses holds answers to most emotional pain experienced by man.