Survivors of repetitive early trauma are likely to instinctively continue to use the same self-protective coping strategies that they employed to shield themselves from psychic harm at the time of the traumatic experience. Hypervigilance, dissociation, avoidance and numbing are examples of coping strategies that may have been effective at some time, but later interfere with the person’s ability to live the life he or she wants.


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Equine Facilitated trauma focused therapy offers many benefits not found in traditional talk therapy.  You will experience a hands on approach to improve self awareness, increase self esteem, and learn new coping skills.  That's a short list of the many benefits that can be seen using equine facilitated therapy.  Are you feeling rejected, hopeless, or just tired of feeling lost, this program will be your beginning to a new approach to life and how to handle the lasting effects of trauma.

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Psychological trauma is the unique individual experience of an event or enduring conditions, in which:

The individual’s ability to integrate his/her emotional experience is overwhelmed, or
The individual experiences (subjectively) a threat to life, bodily integrity, or sanity.

(Pearlman & Saakvitne, 1995, p. 60)

Thus, a traumatic event or situation creates psychological trauma when it overwhelms the individual’s ability to cope. The individual may feel emotionally, and physically overwhelmed. The circumstances of the event commonly include abuse of power, betrayal of trust, entrapment, helplessness, pain, confusion, and/or loss.