Webinar to explore mental health trauma and working with horses

In the sequel to the Trauma-Focused Equine Assisted Services Fireside Chat, EAS practitioners Molly DePrekel and Dr Nancy Coyne will discuss incorporating trauma-informed care and working with equines.
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A follow-up to the popular Trauma Focused Equine Assisted Services (EAS) Fireside Chat, a free webinar run by the Horses and Humans Research Foundation’s (HHRF), has been scheduled.

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

They will talk about how to get into the field, and viewers are invited to bring their questions.

There are 100 seats available for the webinar.

» Register for Fireside Chart Part 2, on May 25 at 7pm (EST)

Nancy Coyne MD. is a Board- Certified Psychiatrist with more than 40 years of experience. She has been doing equine facilitated psychotherapy since 2005 in Maine and Arizona. She works with individuals, families and small groups with the horses to help the humans heal from trauma, manage emotional turmoil and connect with nature and themselves. Her work incorporates yoga, art making and sharing with the powerful work of the horse herd.

Molly DePrekel and Nancy Coyne are hosting an HHRF "fireside chat".

Molly DePrekel, MA, LP is a psychologist in private practice at the Midwest Center for Trauma and Hold Your Horses. She is currently teaching at the University of Denver school of social work in the Institute for Human-Animal Connection and also offers ongoing consultation 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 holds a certificate in EMDR, Yoga Calm, and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and has used the unique relationship people have with animals and nature to assist her in therapy for more than 28 years. Molly has facilitated workshops, taught internationally, and volunteered with numerous organizations in the field of nature-based healing. She is past President of the Equine Facilitated Mental Health Association and is a contributing author to 3 books and has co-authored six manuals on animal-assisted interventions.




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