Category Archives: ODD

Television coverage for our new site!

Thank you so much to Terri Russell with KOLO TV channel 8 for coming out today to visit our new site!! Great interview and remember, our new location is only 10 min north of Carson and 20 min south of … Continue reading

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Nevada Equine Therapy is looking for a new home!

    For the past 3 years Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy has been located at the UNR Equestrian Center. However, we recently were informed by UNR that they will not be renewing our lease when it ends on May 31, … Continue reading

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Technology Addiction

For my generation, the ‘electronic babysitter’ was television. There were many, many studies that focused on what watching too much television was doing to kids. But I am telling you, today’s technologies are creating a far more dangerous situation. The … Continue reading

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The importance of ‘self compassion’

We all talk about the importance of developing good ‘self esteem,’ a person’s overall emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self. Yes, it is VERY … Continue reading

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Mornings can be a challenging time for teens

For some parents, getting their teens back on track in the fall to start school is the most difficult time of the year. Often, teens have gotten used to staying up late and sleeping in, not to mention simply getting … Continue reading

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When a child’s or teen’s behavior is no long ‘acting up’

Yes, all kids, at one time or another, misbehave. Even well behaved kids get tired, have a bad day or get pushed too hard and all of sudden we see a side of them that surprises us. But when is … Continue reading

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Nice story about a program similar to ours…

I always like seeing when other programs are doing good work with horses. This story out of Omaha, NE again shows how work with horses can help in so many ways. We work with children as young as 4, teens, … Continue reading

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A Growing Teen Crisis

A new survey finds that depression is the number 1 cause of illness and disability in teens worldwide. And, though the exact cause is difficult to pinpoint, “Mental health experts have identified a number of reasons for the rise, ranging from … Continue reading

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ADHD/PTSD What happens when they look the same

I have written on this subject before. I have shared personal experiences; my dad dying when I was very young and being diagnosed with ADHD, only to be pretty sure from a place of adult perspective that I probably was … Continue reading

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When chronological age does not match maturity

One of the most common questions we ask children when we meet them is “how old are you?” We ask this as if it will give us magical insights into who the child is, but in reality it only tells … Continue reading

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