Hope Through Horses
The Power of Equine Assisted Therapy
Presented by Dr. Hallie Sheade
Curious to learn more about the power of healing through horses? In this 6 hour training, Dr. Hallie Sheade will discuss the benefits of equine assisted counseling. Dr. Sheade will share information on the nature of equines and the unique benefits of equine assisted counseling. Participants will learn about best practices, ethical considerations, and different approaches to partnering with equines to help clients move towards growth and healing. There will be an experiential component to this training where participants will get hands on experience with the horses.
October 29th, 2021
9:00 am – 4:00 pm CDT
Early Bird (Through ) $150
Regular pricing: $175
HorseLife Farm, Bartonville, TX 76226
6 CEs available for Ph.D., LPCs, MFTs, SW and Psychologists
Dr. Hallie Sheade
Hallie Sheade, Ph.D is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Registered Play Therapist (RPT). Dr. Sheade runs a private practice, Equine Connection Counseling, PLLC, devoted solely to the practice of equine assisted counseling with children, teenagers, and adults in Texas. Dr. Sheade is also the co-founder of a nonprofit, S.T.E.P.S. With Horses, focused on providing equine assisted mental health services to military service members and families, at-risk youth, and others with mental health needs. Dr. Sheade received her doctoral training in animal assisted therapy and play therapy at the University of North Texas. By adapting best practices in traditional psychotherapy, Dr. Sheade pioneered two innovative models, Relational Equine-Partnered Counseling (REPC) and Equine-Partnered Play Therapy (EPPT), for the practice of EAC. Dr. Sheade is committed to furthering the field of EAC by authoring manuscripts, presenting at local, national, and international conferences, and by training interns in the practice of EAC. Furthermore, Dr. Sheade is also an equine professional and has almost 30 years of experience with horses. Dr. Sheade has achieved certification through PATH Intl. as both a certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning (ESMHL). Furthermore, Dr. Sheade is a Faculty Candidate for PATH Intl. ESMHL workshops to train and evaluate equine specialists.