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Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy


This resource page is part of two online courses:
Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy: Straight Talk from the Horse's Mouth
Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy: Special Applications

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Recommended Reading

  • Broersma, P. & Houston, J. (2008). Riding into Your Mythic Life: Transformational Adventures with the Horse. Novato, CA: New World Library.
  • Fine, A. (2010). Handbook on animal-assisted therapy: theoretical foundations and guidelines for practice, 3rd Edition. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
  • Hallberg, L. (2008). Walking the Way of the Horse: Exploring the Power of the Horse-Human Relationship. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse.
  • Irwin, C. (2001). Dancing with Your Dark Horse: How Horse Sense Help us Find Balance, Strength and Wisdom. New York, NY: Marlowe & Company.
  • Kohanov, L. (2007). The Tao of Equus: A Woman's Journey of Healing and Transformation Through the Way of the Horse. Novato, CA: New World Library.
  • McCormick, A.& McCormick, M. (1997). Horse Sense and the Human Heart: What Horses Can Teach Us About Trust, Bonding, Creativity and Spirituality. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc.
  • Nussen, J. (2012). Soul Recovery: equine assisted activities for healing from abuse by others, loss of others & loss of self. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
  • Roberts, M. (2009). The Man Who Listens to Horses: The Story of a Real-Life Horse Whisperer. New York: Ballantine Books.
  • Trotter, K. (2012). Harnessing the Power of Equine Assisted Counseling: Adding Animal Assisted Therapy to Your Practice. New York, NY: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.

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