An Introduction to Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy & Learning
An experiential workshop for therapists, mental health workers, teachers and any other interested individuals who are curious about the benefits of EFP/L and who would like further insights into how it works. No prior horse experience required. No mental health qualification required. This profound experience is varied and interesting, covering both reflective work and more active approaches. A day of experiential sessions aimed at providing a small taster of what may be possible within this field and signposting the best way for you to move forward and be part of it. The LEAP Model of EFP/L is introduced and time given to discuss the field as a whole.
The Workshops are facilitated by 2 members of the Senior Therapeutic Team. You can read their biographies here
This workshop is a pre-requisite for the LEAP EFL Practitioner Training Programme and the Crossfields Institute Level 5 Diploma in EFP: The LEAP Method.
This introductory day will include both reflective and active experiences with the horses and aims to provide practical insight into the field of EFP/L, whilst facilitating a profound and personal experience for each participant.
Attendance does not allow attendees to practice EFL/P.
What is the refund policy?
Places are non-refundable as we keep our group sizes small. SO please be sure the date will work for you before booking.
What shall I wear?
This is an experiential workshop and will be predominantly outdoors, so we suggest layers, a hat, waterproof clothing just in case and sunscreen in summer. Please wear sturdy boots or wellies.
Is lunch provided?
Please bring a packed lunch. Snacks and hot/cold drinks will be provided throughout the day.
Do I need experience/qualifications with horses to attend this event?
No prior experience or qualifications with horses required. No riding involved.
How much does it cost?
Please click on links for costings.
To register and book, please click on the relevant 'Schedule Appointment' button below:
WARFIELD, READING, BERKSHIRE
MARCH 28th, Saturday *FULL*
MAY 2nd, Saturday *FULL*
JUNE 19th, Friday
APRIL 18th, Saturday
ROSLISTON, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE
APRIL 5th, Sunday *FULL*
JULY 5th, Sunday
Please Note: These workshops will only run if there are sufficient numbers of bookings and will be cancelled if the minimum number is not reached. This is very rare, however, participants will be refunded in full if this happens.