Webinar to explore mental health trauma and work with horses

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A follow-up to the popular Trauma Focused Equine Assisted Services (EAS) Fireside Chat, a free webinar from the Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF), is planned.

“Trauma Focused EAS Fireside Chat” was the HHRF’s most-watched webinar to date, and in the sequel, “Fireside Chat Part 2,” EAS practitioners Molly DePrekel and Dr. Nancy Coyne discussing the integration of trauma-informed care and working with horses.

They tell how to get into the field and viewers are invited to bring in their questions.

There are 100 seats available for the webinar.

” Register for Hearth card part 2on May 25 at 7 p.m. (EST)

Nancy Coyne MD. is a Board-certified psychiatrist with over 40 years of experience. She has been providing equine assisted psychotherapy in Maine and Arizona since 2005. She works with individuals, families and small groups with the horses to help people heal from trauma, manage emotional turmoil and connect with nature and themselves. Her work includes yoga, creating art and sharing with the powerful work of the horse herd.

Molly DePrekel and Nancy Coyne Host an HHRF "fireplace chat"†

Molly DePrekel, MA, LP is a psychologist in the private practice of the Midwest Center for Trauma and Hold Your Horses. She currently teaches at the University of Denver’s School of Social Work at the Institute for Human-Animal Connection and also provides ongoing counseling and training. Molly received her MA in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University and BS in Animal Husbandry from Michigan State University. She is certified in EMDR, Yoga Calm and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and uses the unique relationship humans have with animals and nature to assist her in therapy for over 28 years. Molly has facilitated workshops, taught internationally and volunteered with numerous nature-based healing organizations. She is a past president of the Equine Facilitated Mental Health Association and is a contributing author of 3 books and co-author of six guides on animal-assisted interventions.

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