The Invisibles - Breaking the Silence: Emotionally Abusive Relationships
Sharing intimate details of a psychotherapeutic process is typically reserved solely for those who themselves have gone through therapy. However, there are times when this silence is broken."The Invisibles" is a book about breaking the silence. Breaking the silence of shame. Breaking the silence of guilt. As a victim of domestic abuse, Ms. M. has reached the point where she realizes that she needs treatment. Due to her mistrust in people, she seeks help through Psychodynamic Equine Assisted Traumatherapy. Order your copy at Amazon.
Fundamentals of psychodynamic Equine Assisted Traumatherapy.
In Equine Assisted Psychotherapy psychological concepts and knowledge about horse behaviors are put together. This book has been written for psychologists and Mental Health Specialists as well as Equine Specialists. A fundamental book that heeds the different perspectives from both worlds. With particular focus on traumatherapy with combat related stress disorders, this book offers a good look into Equine Assisted Work. Order your copy at Amazon.
"Transitions, Objectives and Progress: Together Everyone Achieves More.”: Whether the goal is to assist with transitional issues or increase overall resilience, TopTeam is a comprehensive (hands-on) 6 week program designed to specifically address issues that service members and their families face. Each week, typical conflict areas are addressed; activities parallel real life circumstances, making it possible to immediately experience feedback and changes. You can order it at Amazon.
A comprehensive, hands-on program using unique experiences with horses to promote the development of interpersonal skills and behavioral patterns relevant to personal growth and success. Originally developed and designed as a summer program as part of Ilka Parent’s Advanced Certification, it proved to be invaluable working with children and young adults. Order it at Amazon.
Teamwork in Equine Assisted Teams
Something a bit different: Experience the dialogue between a mental health practitioner and an Equine Specialist. Read about some typical examples of potential problem areas in EAGALA teams, and explore how this manual will assist you in individually formatting what meets YOUR needs. Also available as workshop at a location near you! Order your copy at Amazon.
A Horse is a Horse, of Course!? Compendium 2019, Part 4
The compendium from 2019 contains articles from the 3rd International Symposium for Equine Welfare and Wellness, that took place in Scranton, PA, USA. As in the previous year, the compendium consists of articles from the Symposium's speakers' and a few other known contributors from different perspectives and areas of study in equine sciences and equine assisted interventions.
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A Horse is a Horse, of Course!? Compendium 2018, Part 3
The compendium from 2018 contains articles from the 2nd International Symposium for Equine Welfare and Wellness. As in the previous year, the compendium consists of articles from the Symposium's speakers' and a few other known contributors from different perspectives and areas of study in equine sciences and equine assisted interventions.
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A Horse is a Horse, of Course!? Compendium 2017, Part 1 & 2
The compendiums from 2017 are available for purchase at Amazon, and several other resellers, as paperback and/or Kindle version.
Both volumes contain articles from the speakers' presentations from the 1st International 2017 symposium, as well as a variety of other internationally known and experienced contributors from a wide range of different organizations, models and research areas within the field of equine science and equine assisted therapies and activities.
Equine-Assisted Mental Health for Healing Trauma
By Kay Sudekum Trotter (Editor), Jennifer N. Baggerly (Contributor)
Clinicians have long recognized that trauma therapy provides a pathway to recovery, and Equine-Assisted Mental Health for Healing Trauma provides that pathway for those who work with horses and clients together. This book demonstrates a range of equine-assisted mental health approaches and step-by-step strategies for facilitating recovery from trauma for children, adults, and families. Chapters address topics such as chronic childhood trauma, accident-related trauma, complex trauma and dissociation, posttraumatic growth in combat veterans, somatic experiencing and attachment, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), reactive attachment disorder (RAD), relational trauma, and sexual trauma. Order your copy at Amazon.
Articles and Chapters:
Mensch & Pferd (4/2012): Forum: Pferdeunterstützte Psychotherapie: Erlebnisbedingtes Lernen mit Pferden nach dem EAGALA Modell
Mensch & Pferd (3/2016): Forum: Psychodynamische Pferdeunterstützte Traumatherapie (PPTT) bei Posttraumatischer Belastungsstörung (PTBS)
Mensch & Pferd (3/2016, in Kollaboration mit Kai Köhler, Carolyn Rose, Gerd Willmund): Der Einfluss von pferdeunterstütztem Lernen auf Partnerschaftsqualität, Symptomschwere einer PTBS und Depressivität von Soldaten. Beschreibung und Theorie einer Studie (Zusatzinformation: dies sind die Zwischenergebnisse der Studienbegleitung meiner jahrelangen pferdeunterstützten Arbeit in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Psychotraumazentrum/Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Berlin)
Mensch & Pferd (voraussichtliche Veröffentlichung 4/2020): Forum: EMDR in der Psychodynamischen Pferdeunterstützten Traumatherapie (PPTT) bei Posttraumatischer Belastungsstörung (PTBS)
Trauma: Zeitschrift für Psychotraumatologie und ihre Anwendung (Asanger, 2017/4): Die Wirksamkeit von pferdeunterstützter Intervention auf Partnerschaftsqualität, Symptomschwere einer PTBS und Depressivität von Soldaten und deren Partner (Kai Köhler, Carolyn Rose, Ilka Parent, Christian Fischer, Peter L. Zimmermann, Gerd Willmund, Heinrich Rau)
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy (2021): Equine-assisted psychotherapy with traumatized couples-improvement of relationship quality and psychological symptoms ((Kai Köhler, Carolyn Rose, Ilka Parent, Christian Fischer, Peter L. Zimmermann, Gerd Willmund, Heinrich Rau), J Marital Fam Ther. 2021 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/jmft.12485.
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