Congratulations to Dr. Veronica Lac, member of the University Professors Press’s editorial board, on the publication, on the publication of her new book, Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy and Learning: The Human-Equine Relational Development (HERD) Approach (Academic Press, 2017).
Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy and Learning: The Human-Equine Relational Development (HERD) Approachoffers a hands-on approach to integrating equine-assisted therapy and learning into mental health treatment. Based on the HERD Institute model, the book showcases a series of case studies that cover working with patients with trauma, attachment disorders and depression.
Additional case studies show varied approaches to working with families, couples and culturally-diverse populations. Ethical and safety considerations are covered, emphasizing the importance of both human and equine welfare in the equine-facilitated psychotherapy and learning model.
- Identifies the benefits of equine-facilitated therapy and therapeutic riding
- Features case studies of equine-facilitated psychotherapy in different settings
- Discusses use of therapy for depression, trauma, attachment disorders and more
- Includes use with couples, families, individuals and culturally diverse populations