Seminar held at Cattleman Park

first_imgLatest Stories Therapists and facilitators from 13 counties are in Pike County this week to attend a seminar at Cattleman Park conducted by Greg Kersten, founder of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP). Kersten conducts EAP seminars all across the country and IN Belgium and Australia.The seminar is sponsored by Southeast Alabama Counseling Services, which operates camps in Pike County and Cottonwood for children and adults with behavioral and emotional problems.“Greg Kersten is ‘the’ authority on Equine Assisted Psychotherapy,” said Dee Dawkins, Southeast Alabama Counseling Services CEO and Pike County native. “There is no one better qualified to provide the training for our therapists and facilitators. The purpose of the seminar is to certify all our therapists and facilitators to perform EAP therapeutic exercises for our clients. At the end of the three-day seminar, Southeast Alabama Counseling Services will have 50 EAP certified therapists and facilitators to work with the clients at our camps.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Jaine Treadwell The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content “The training is intensive and, when completed, we will have therapists and facilitators who are qualified to use Equine Assisted Psychotherapy as we worked so diligently with our clients to get their lives back to OK,” Dawkins said.“This type of therapy works. We’ve seen it and it will greatly benefit those who are involved in our camps and our programs.” The camps also offer fishing, archery, arts and crafts and other outdoor recreational opportunities.Kersten’s O.K. Corral Seminar Series addresses the varied needs and interests in the ever-growing field of equine-assisted wellness.“The underlying theme of the O.K. Corral Seminar Series is that people are not as far from OK as they might believe,” Kersten said. “Getting every area of a client’s life back to OK is the goal of the program and is attainable through techniques of observation, knowledge and communication.” By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 8:28 pm Friday, July 16, 2010 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Email the author Print Article Kersten said through the techniques of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy the clients learn to look outside their current situations to discover personal issues.“By learning to fix problems with horses, they are able to identify and fix their own problems,” he said. “And, EAP is fun. In fact, most clients don’t ever realize they are in therapy.”The therapists and facilitators who are attending the three-day seminar said they are eager to become certified to work with horses to help humans.The emphasis of the training is on learning and teambuilding and interpersonal dynamics. Individual roles are explored through a variety of activities and metaphors to natural herd behavior. Seminar held at Cattleman Park Book Nook to reopen You Might Like North Alabamians tour Pike peanut fields A trailer load of young leaders from Limestone and Morgan counties visited Pike County Thursday to learn more about peanut… read more Skip Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more