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Get Out of Your Mind & Into Your Life by Steven Hayes

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook by Bob Stahl and Elisha Goldstein​

The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems by Ronald Siegel​

The Power of Now by Eckart Tolle

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Susan Johnson
Not Just Friends: Recovering Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley Glass

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Books, Articles and Websites About Equine Assisted Psychotherapy


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Blog: Equine Therapy: Straight From the Horse's Mouth by Claire Dorotick, LMFT.


Kohanov, L. (2001). the Tao of Equus: A Woman's Jorney of Healing and Transformation Through the Way of the Horse.

Kohanov, L. (2003). Riding Between the worlds. Epanding our Potential Through the Way of the Horse.

Kohanov, L. (2007). Way of the Horse. Equine Archetypes of Self-Discovery.



Durham, E. (January, 2011). The Effects of Equine Assisted Therapy on Post-War Veterans. Emerging Practice CATs. Paper 8.

Karol, J. (2007). Applying a Traditional Individual Psychotherapy Model to Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP): Theory and Method. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 12:77. DOI: 10.1177/1359104507071057.

Frewin, K. & Gardiner, B. (2005). New Age or Old Sage? A Review of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. In The Australian Jornal of Counselling Psychology, 6, pp13-17.​

Trotter, K., Chandler, C., Goodwin-Bond, D., & Casey, J. (2008). A Comparative Study of the Efficacy of Group Equine Assisted Couseling with At-Risk Children and Adolescents. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, Vol. 3(3), 254-284.

Schultz, P., Remick-Barlow, G., & Robbins, L. (2007). Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy: A Mental Health Promotion/Intervention Modality for Children Who Have Experienced Intra-Family Violence. Health & Social Care in the Community 15(3), 265-271.

Klontz, B.T., Bivens, A., Leinart, D. & Klontz, T. (2007). The Effectiveness of Equine-Assisted Experiential Therapy: Results of an Open Trial. Society and Animals, 15 (2007), 257-267.

At the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association

At Portland Therapy Center