Category Archives: Grief

What May Just Look Like Shyness Could Become a Problem

We have all seen the child who ‘hangs back’. Maybe they fret about going to school. Maybe they are resistant to going places or doing things. We may feel that they are simply ‘acting out’. They can be clingy and … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Anxiety Disorders, Asperger's, Autism, Children's issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief, Mental Health, ODD, PTSD, Teens, Trauma | Leave a comment

How Horses Can Become Part of YOUR Team

Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy (N.E.A.T.) offers a unique approach to social, emotional and behavioral growth and learning as well as Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR), a mental health intervention. We work with individuals as young as four years old, teens, adults, seniors … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Asperger's, Autism, Bipolar, Children's issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief, Mental Health, ODD, Other challenges, Other programs, PTSD, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Schizophrenia, Seniors Program, Sensory processing issues, Team Building, Teens | Leave a comment

Alarming Increase in Child Suicides

Childhood is supposed to be a carefree time of innocence. Sadly, that is not the case for all too many children. They are so fragile and life is getting more and more challenging. Even adults are struggling to make sense … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar, Children's issues, Grief, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma | Leave a comment

What is Equine ‘Therapy’?

Anyone who has spent time around horses can probably tell you about how being with horses made them feel and there is no denying that for many horses appear ‘magical’. In most communities there are many opportunities to interact with … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Asperger's, Autism, Bipolar, Children's issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, FAS, Grief, Mental Health, OCD, ODD, Other challenges, PTSD, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Schizophrenia, Seniors Program, Sensory processing issues, Teens | Leave a comment

When Does ‘Anxiety’ Become a Problem?

We all have things that stress us out. We have a big meeting in the morning, worry about over-sleeping, and are awake all night. We worry that the outfit you have on is not ‘appropriate’ and check in with others … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief, Mental Health, OCD, PTSD, Teens | Leave a comment

We Know What We Do Makes a Difference!

As this CNN report shows, there is a lot of anecdotal evidence to support the effectiveness of Equine Therapy, but for many reasons, there continues to be limited ‘research’ that establish Equine Therapy as a quality, proven intervention for those … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Asperger's, Autism, Bipolar, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief, Mental Health, OCD, ODD, Other challenges, PTSD, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Schizophrenia, Sensory processing issues, Team Building | Leave a comment

How Do We Help Our Teens?

Earlier today I read and shared on our Facebook page a tragic article about a local teenager who committed suicide. The statistics are more than alarming. These young lives are far to precious for us to let them end when … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Anxiety Disorders, Children's issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief, Mental Health, PTSD, Teens | Leave a comment

We Need to Offer More Support

I don’t know if it is true or not, but it certainly seems to me that we are all experiencing more difficult and traumatic incidents in our lives. These are difficult times. In my own experience, my father died when … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Anxiety Disorders, Children's issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief, Mental Health, PTSD, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Teens | Leave a comment

How Clients Learn Resiliency Through Work With Horses

Not surprisingly, I could give you a long list of the things people can learn through work with horses, but today I want to share with you some thoughts on ‘resiliency’. In this article by Understood for learning & attention … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Asperger's, Autism, Bipolar, Children's issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief, Mental Health, OCD, ODD, Other challenges, PTSD, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Schizophrenia, Seniors Program, Sensory processing issues, Teens | Leave a comment

Depression is NOT a ‘One Size Fits All’ Scenario

Depression is ‘an often-crippling disease that affects nearly 15 percent of adults worldwide’ (according to the World Health Organization). When we or someone we know struggles with ‘Depression’ we are hoping that there is a simple solution for feeling better. … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar, Children's issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief, Mental Health, PTSD, Seniors Program, Teens | 2 Comments