Category Archives: Children’s issues

The Struggle With PTSD

As I have stated in recent posts, most of us have experienced some type of trauma in our lives. However, depending on many things, including the severity of the situation and our own resiliency, we may have been about to … Continue reading

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What Burden Do You Carry?

I have shared this before. My dad died when I was very young. Not only his death, but the ripples from it, shaped my early childhood and all the years since.  We were lucky. He was in the military, so … Continue reading

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When is it More Than Just Being Shy?

Most of us experience some anxiety under certain circumstances. Even if you enjoy people and crowds, there are probably times when you have to take a deep breath before plunging into a situation. However, for many people, the smallest and … Continue reading

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ADHD and Managing Transitions

Wow! This is such a challenging time of year for so many families! The slower pace of summer gives way to the much more demanding schedule of a school year.  You struggle to get the kiddos up and out the … Continue reading

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There is Something to Be Said for Being on the Move

There are many reasons why Equine Therapy is an effective intervention for many people. For many, horses are nearly magical in their power, beauty and sensitivity. For some it is the fact that horses are prey animals, creating a sympathetic … Continue reading

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Some Additional Help for Those With ADHD

Dealing with ADHD can be challenging. Medications can be helpful, but they certainly aren’t the only answer. In this USNEW report, author Jennifer Lea Reynolds offers many other strategies that may be helpful. I’m pleased to share that many of … Continue reading

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N.E.A.T. Receives Recognition for Service to the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Horse Therapy Business Wins Cash Award, Vows To Pay It Forward With Senior Program WASHOE VALLEY, NV, May 11, 2017 — Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy (N.E.A.T.) received a generous donation from the Northern Nevada chapter of … Continue reading

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PTSD is NOT Just Something That Happens to Veterans

We are only now starting to acknowledge the terrible consequences for so many people who have experienced trauma in their lives. PTSD can be severely debilitating and can actually be a death sentence if threatening. One of the things about … Continue reading

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Some Interesting New Information PTSD

It is always been interesting that some people, no matter what happens in their lives seem to bounce back. Whether it is the loss of a job, some kind of illness or accident, or even the loss of a loved … Continue reading

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ADHD is Complicated

Usually a first line of treatment for children struggling with ADHD is medication. The though goes ‘if we can just get them to sit still and focus, they will do better’. Therefore it surprising and a bit alarming, that this … Continue reading

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