The Importance of Accepting Equine Assisted Therapy as a Legitimate Alternative Form of Therapy

Sandra Chavez, Governors State University

Sandra Chavez is an undergraduate student in Psychology, College of Education, under the direction of Dr. Barbara Gormley.

Description

Equine Assisted Therapy (EAT) is a form of therapy showing great potential for mental health clients. Regardless of clients showing a significant improvement in a wide area of mental health issues, there is a lack of practice-mapped theories. This presentation will focus on mapping EAT practical strategies to psychological theory.

 
Apr 7th, 11:15 AM Apr 7th, 12:15 PM

The Importance of Accepting Equine Assisted Therapy as a Legitimate Alternative Form of Therapy

Hall of Governors

Equine Assisted Therapy (EAT) is a form of therapy showing great potential for mental health clients. Regardless of clients showing a significant improvement in a wide area of mental health issues, there is a lack of practice-mapped theories. This presentation will focus on mapping EAT practical strategies to psychological theory.