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 England

 

Buckinghamshire

 

Name: Rebecca Muscant Cert. EFHDL, MSAFE

Email: rebeccamuscant@hotmail.com

Location: Buckinghamshire, UK.

Specialisms and Profile: I work with clients of all ages and backgrounds through my equine facilitated learning practice, although my work is focused on providing therapeutic support for vulnerable children and young people facing emotional and behavioural challenges.

 

Devon

 

Name: Janet Jenkins Cert. EFHDL, MSAFE

Website: www.cuckoofarm.weebly.com

Email: Harvestmoon@btconnect.com

Location: Devon, England

Specialisms and Profile: From our beautiful South Devon Farm I offer individual equine assisted sessions and also personally tailored residential retreats and workshops. These can include equine assisted work, nature awareness, drum making and engagement with the sacred landscape. I believe that engagement with the natural world  promotes wellbeing and there are opportunities here to do just that. We adjoin a nature reserve and are 4 miles from the coast. A place for personal development, relaxation and creativity. I am an experienced counsellor, teacher and outdoor leader with a commitment to my own personal journey.

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Name: Louise Jones Bsc (hons), PGCE, cert EFHDL, MSAFE

Business Name: Equine Interventions South West

Website: www.equineinterventionssouthwest.com

Email: louise23j@gmail.com

Location: Devon/Cornwall border, UK

Specialisms and Profile: Louise, a qualified teacher with a current DBS certificate, has had many years working with children and teenagers. Louise is also very experienced in working with adults who wish to elevate their personal development by working on issues to include self esteem,confidence, boundary setting,dealing effectively with challenges and learning self regulation of emotions. Louise is also studying coaching through  Tony Robbins -Madanes training. In the near future Louise will be training to be traumatologist. She is able to support those on the road to recovery from depression and anxiety.

 

East Sussex

 

Name: Sun Tui MNCP (Accred), ABH, TLTA, ABNLP,  ABNLPC,  BCMA, MSAFE (Snr Accred)

Business Name: IFEAL, IFEAL Qualifications, Dare to Live and Ignite Change

Website: www.ifeal.me

Email: suntui@me.com

Location: East Sussex, UK

Age Range:  Over 18

Specialisms and Profile: Sun Tui is an Advanced Eponaquest Instructor and trained with founders Linda Kohanov and Kathleen Barry Ingram. Kathleen is Sun Tui’s mentor, who often co-facilitates and teaches with Sun Tui. Specialist trainings include Executive Coaching, Psychosynthesis, NLP Time Line Therapy, Hypnosis, Trauma, PTSD, Applied Equine Behaviour, Daoist Tai Chi Martial Arts and Healing. Sun Tui is Director of International Foundation Equine Assisted Learning (IFEAL), IFEAL Qualifications; accredited facilitator training programmes up to MA level and Dare to Live a Social Enterprise service for those suffering the effects of trauma, depression and addiction with focus on Military mental health and wellbeing.

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Name: Jenny Eichner BSc (hons) Psych, Ad. Dip. PsyC, Cert. EFHDL, MBACP, MSAFE (Accred)

Business Name: Integrated Psychotherapeutic Solutions

Website: www.integratedsolutions.org.uk

Email: jenny@integratedsolutions.org.uk

Location: East Sussex, West Sussex and Surrey UK

Age Range:  11+

Specialisms and Profile: Jenny works in a way that combines her Equine Facilitation and Counselling. She is passionate about helping people to reach their potential and likes to work responsively with people, adapting the process to their individual needs and preferences and has trained in different approaches in order to do this. Jenny has worked with IFEAL since 2010, volunteered as a counsellor at an addictions charity since 2014 and runs a private practice. Common issues include stress, anxiety, addiction, depression, anger, bereavement, phobias, self-esteem, self-confidence, weight loss and a diversity of other issues which you want to see a trained professional about.

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Name: Sharon Clifton Cert. EFHDL, ITA, MBACP, MSAFE

Business Name: Spirit Horse Works

Website: www.spirithorseworks.com

Email: Sharon@spirithorseworks.com

Location: East Sussex, UK

Specialisms and Profile: I run an equine learning practice alongside my psychotherapy work in Hove, East Sussex. I am able to offer a safe, confidential space whereby my clients can explore issues relating to themselves and others around them.  The horses offer a wonderful reflection of who we truly are and allow us to move into our potential of health and happiness. 

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Name: Mary Joy Johnson Cert. EFHDL, MSAFE

Business Name: Equine Centre For Change

Website: www.equinecentreforchange.com

Email: equinecentreforchange@gmail.com

Location: East Sussex, UK

Specialisms and Profile: Equine Facilitated Human Development and Learning for vulnerable Children/Young People, their parents and carers. We are also in the process of developing programmes for young offenders.

 

Essex

 

Name: Hugh Forsyth MNCP, ABNLP, TLTA, ABH, cert EFHDL, MSAFE

Business Name: Haltered Perspectives

Website: www.halteredperspectives.co.uk (under construction)

Email: hughieforsyth@gmail.com

Location: Essex,London,Sussex,Suffolk,UK

Specialisms and Profile: Hugh is a former Corporal in the Royal Engineers where he served for 12 years as a member of the Counter Terrorist Search and Bomb Disposal Teams. He saw active service in Northern Ireland and Bosnia. Having trained under Sun Tui, Hugh uses his unique insights and first hand experience of PTSD and transitional difficulties along with his skills in Equine Facilitated Learning, NLP, Timeline Therapy, to help clients, such as veterans and their families on the Dare to Live programme. Hugh also facilitates/mentors those leaving the prison system as they move into employment alongside Dawn Oakley Smith on the Key4life programme. Hugh also has experience working with teenagers on the autistic spectrum. His calm approach helps his clients reach their full potential.

 

Gloucestershire

 

Name: Dawn Oakley-Smith BA PGCE, Cert. EFHDL, MSAFE (Accred)

Business Name: Heartshore Horses

Website: www.heartshore-horses.com

Email: dawn@heartshore-horses.com

Location: Gloucestershire, UK

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Name:  Maxine Smith BSc, Cert. EFHDL, ITEC, MSAFE

Business Name:  Body Awareness Therapies

Website: www.bodyawarenesstherapies.co.uk

Email:  bodyawarenesstherapies@gmail.com

Location:  Gloucestershire, UK

Specialisms and Profile: As a qualified teacher, Maxine has a passion for young people and helping them navigate the obstacles to adulthood.  She also endeavours, where possible, to work with their parents/carers to provide a solid foundation for the child.  Working with horses in a non-judgemental way, helps both the young person and their parents/cares to see first hand, how their actions impact on their immediate and wider environment. As both parties work with the horse in their own individual right, it brings a breadth and depth of new learning and growth experiences that reverberate positively, throughout their lives.

 

Hampshire

 

Name:  Grace Lawson Baker, BA(Hons) Linguistics and Language Pathology, MRCSLT, MASLTIP, Reg HPC,  Cert. EFHDL, MSAFE, MNCP

Business Name:  Grace with Horses

Website:  not available yet; www.helpwithtalking.com

Email:  gracelawsonbaker@aol.com

Location: Hampshire  United Kingdom

Age Range:  Over 18

Specialisms and Profile: Grace has over 20 years of working with adults as a Speech and Language Therapist.  She has specialised in working with people who have communication difficulties after a head injury or stroke; people who stammer; helping transgender women to feminise their voices and those with voice problems resulting from overuse or psychological problems e.g depression, anxiety, stress.  She is developing an equine facilitation practice which allows people who have communication difficulties to explore issues relating to themselves and others around them.  Grace works alongside horses who teach people in a non-judgmental way, all about relationships, boundaries and the mind, body and spirit connection.  She also brings this work to all those who are interested in personal development and learning. 

 

Hertfordshire

 

Name: Teresa Mallia Dip. EFHD, MNCP, MSAFE (Accred)

Business Name: Kamei Equine

Website: www.kameiequine.co.uk

Email: teresa.mallia@live.co.uk

Location: Hertfordshire, UK

Specialisms and Profile: Kamei Equine is a developing therapeutic practice based on the Herts/ Essex Border.   The foundation for this dynamic therapy is the amazing relationship between horses and human beings; together they work in partnership to assist individuals with their emotional development and learning.

 

London

 

Name: Erika Uffindell Dip. EFHD, MNCP, MSAFE (Accred)

Business Name: Founding Wisdom 

Website: www.foundingwisdom.org

Email: erika@foundingwisdom.org

Location: London, United Kingdom 

Specialisms and Profile:

Erika is a coach, consultant and facilitator. She is a Director of The Global Centre for Conscious Leadership and works with Executives to help them define their higher purpose, embody their values and embrace systemic thinking and conscious business principles to build healthy, high-performing businesses. Erika helps leaders work with both the head and the heart to improve decision-making, communication, relationships and trust. Her work is systemic with a unique balance of cognitive and experiential. Her clients describe her as; incisive, intuitive and inspiring. Trained in: Executive and Systemic Coaching, Leadership Facilitation, Equine Assisted Learning, Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness.

 

North Yorkshire

 

Name: Dr Barbara Murray PhD, MNCP, MSAFE (Snr Accred)

Business Name: Integral Authenticity

Website: www.integralauthenticity.com

Email: babsmurray@mac.com

Location: North Yorkshire, UK and Barcelona, Spain

Specialisms and Profile: My work focuses on human development, especially life transitions, and provides individuals and groups with a framework for assessing their life-stage and creating a life structure that gives prominence to their purpose and talents. I am also a co-founder of the IFEAL facilitator training programme. My work as a consultant with family run corporations led me to specialise in human development and then to qualify as an Advanced EponaQuest Instructor studying under Linda Kohanov and Kathleen Barry Ingram.

 

Shropshire

 

Name: Fiona Cowton RN, NMC, RCN, NFSH, MSAFE

Business Name: Halcyon Horse

Website: www.halcyonhorse.com

Email: fionacowton@gmail.com info@halcyonhorse.com

Location: Shropshire, UK



 Suffolk

 

Name: Karen Stevens

Email: kaz35_ocean@yahoo.co.uk

LocationSuffolk, United Kingdom

Specialisms and Profile: Equine Facilitator in Human Development and Learning

Surrey

 

NameJenny Eichner BSc (hons) Psych, Ad. Dip. PsyC, Cert. EFHDL, MBACP, MSAFE (Accred)

Business Name: Integrated Psychotherapeutic Solutions

Website: www.integratedsolutions.org.uk

Email: jenny@integratedsolutions.org.uk

Location: East Sussex, West Sussex and Surrey UK

Age Range:  11+

Specialisms and Profile: Jenny works in a way that combines her Equine Facilitation and Counselling. She is passionate about helping people to reach their potential and likes to work responsively with people, adapting the process to their individual needs and preferences and has trained in different approaches in order to do this. Jenny has worked with IFEAL since 2010, volunteered as a counsellor at an addictions charity since 2014 and runs a private practice. Common issues include stress, anxiety, addiction, depression, anger, bereavement, phobias, self-esteem, self-confidence, weight loss and a diversity of other issues which you want to see a trained professional about.
 

West Sussex

 

NameJenny Eichner BSc (hons) Psych, Ad. Dip. PsyC, Cert. EFHDL, MBACP, MSAFE (Accred)

Business Name: Integrated Psychotherapeutic Solutions

Website: www.integratedsolutions.org.uk

Email: jenny@integratedsolutions.org.uk

Location: East Sussex, West Sussex and Surrey UK

Age Range:  11+

Specialisms and Profile: Jenny works in a way that combines her Equine Facilitation and Counselling. She is passionate about helping people to reach their potential and likes to work responsively with people, adapting the process to their individual needs and preferences and has trained in different approaches in order to do this. Jenny has worked with IFEAL since 2010, volunteered as a counsellor at an addictions charity since 2014 and runs a private practice. Common issues include stress, anxiety, addiction, depression, anger, bereavement, phobias, self-esteem, self-confidence, weight loss and a diversity of other issues which you want to see a trained professional about.

 

Wiltshire

 

Name: Shelley Carr BA (Hons), MNCP, MSAFE (Snr Accred), 

Business Name: Equine Soul Connection

Website: www.equinesoulconnection.com

Email: shelley@equinesoulconnection.com  

Location: Wiltshire, UK

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Name:  Sarah Paton Briggs Cert. EFHD, MSAFE

Business Name:  Ashlar Evolution

Website: www.ashlar-evolution.com

Email: sarah@ashlar-evolution.com

Location: Wiltshire, UK 

Age Range: 16+

Specialisms and Profile: My equine work combines my counselling/coaching accreditations with help from wonderful horses, in the specialist fields of: sexual issues (identity, compulsivity, porn, trauma, abuse, perpetrators and survivors); addiction or OCD; trauma (medical, sexual, PTSD, combat stress, rape, accidents); disordered eating (over-eating, anorexia, bulimia); relationship problems; family conflict; mental health issues such as narcissistic and personality disorders as well as more common problems such as anxiety, panic, depression, stress; childhood neglect & inner child. My clients are usually 16+, often executives in media, financial or professional services, plus offenders and military personnel; all wanting to improve their zest for life.

 

Scotland

Name: Sue Brewis BEd Hons, Cert. EFHDL, MNCP, MSAFE

Business Name: Sue Brewis EFHDL

Website: www.suebrewis.co.uk

Email: sue@littleswinton.co.uk

Location:Berwickshire, Scotland

Specialisms and Profile: Originally a secondary school teacher and then a coach at an RDA centre in the Borders, Sue continues to facilitate learning as an EFHDL practitioner and a member of faculty at IFEAL.  As a psychotraumatologist Sue specialises in working with people who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD.

Sue Brewis provides EFHDL experiences for a wide range of clientele ranging from:

- People interested in exploring opportunities for personal growth

- Children experiencing a transitional period in their lives

- People with additional needs

- People who are suffering from the effects of depression, anxiety and trauma

 

Wales

 

Name: Jackie Turner, Cert. EFHDL, MNCP BWY. MSAFE

Business Name: Dreamwalker.

Email: jackiebodysoul@googlemail.com

Location: S, Wales

Specialisms and Profile: Qualified Yoga teacher, NLP, Hypnotherapist and Time Line and Reiki 2 practitioner.   The core of my practice focuses on a holistic approach to human development, incorporating a variety of healing modalities to support individuals through the process of connecting to the authentic self.  Working with my herd of horses offering the opportunity to reflect and contemplate within a therapeutic environment.  

 

South Africa

 

Name: Anstice Wright Cert. EFHD, MSAFE

Business Name: Oasis Counselling Centre

Website: www.oasiscentre.co.za

Email: anstice@oasiscentre.co.za

Location: County, Country Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Age Range: 17 plus

Specialisms and Profile: Specialise in all types of addiction, both substance and behavioral. Relationship problems. Depression.  Eating Disorders. A well known psychotherapist who likes to help people discover what it is that is making their life not work for them.  The IFEAL work with horses is to use their expertise in this area to help those for whom talking is part of the problem. 

 

Spain

 

Name: Dr Barbara Murray PhD, MNCP, MSAFE (Snr Accred)

Business Name: Integral Authenticity

Website: www.integralauthenticity.com

Email: babsmurray@mac.com

Location: North Yorkshire, UK and Barcelona, Spain

Specialisms and Profile: My work focuses on human development, especially life transitions, and provides individuals and groups with a framework for assessing their life-stage and creating a life structure that gives prominence to their purpose and talents. I am also a co-founder of the IFEAL facilitator training programme. My work as a consultant with family run corporations led me to specialise in human development and then to qualify as an Advanced EponaQuest Instructor studying under Linda Kohanov and Kathleen Barry Ingram.

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Name: Sandy Reay 

Business Name: Smile Equine Facilitation SL

Email: sandyreay@mac.com

Location: Catalunia, Spain

Specialisms and Profile: EFHDL facilitation for private one-to-one, groups, families and businesses.

   

US

 

Name: Kathleen Barry Ingram MA, BCC, MSAFE (Snr Accred)

Business Name: Sacred Place of Possibility

Website: www.sacredplaceofpossibility.com

Email: kathygram@cox.net

Location: Arizona, US

Specialisms and Profile: Co-creator of the Epona Approach along with Linda Kohanov. Kathleen brings over 30 years experience as a psychotherapist and addictions counselor to her teaching and facilitation in Equine Facilitated Learning. Certified in Short Term Dynamic Therapy from the Pathfinder Foundation with Paul Rosenberg, MD. She has taken much of what she has experienced and learned from training and private psychotherapy practice and incorporated this into her teachings and facilitation with the horses and colleagues. She travels internationally to facilitate workshops and to educate others in this modality. She is a Board Certified Coach from the Center for Credentialing and Education.

 

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NB: Ordered alphabetically by County

Disclaimer

Listings in this directory do not indicate endorsement by SAFE Professionals. SAFE Professionals is not responsible for ensuring quality, appropriateness, or success from the persons or organisations listed herein.

This listing is meant as a resource for discovering persons and organisations which use horses in their programs. SAFE Professionals requires applicants to submit the following: 

1. Evidence of certified Equine Facilitated or Assisted Training qualification.

2. Evidence of membership of a recognised professional body for their area of practice e.g. counselling, psychotherapy, human development, coaching, business consultancy etc.

3. Evidence of supervision of Equine Facilitated or Assisted practice.

4. Evidence of professional indemnity insurance.

5. Evidence of Equine Facilitated or Assisted Continual Professional Development.

6. A signed agreement to adhere to the Standards for Assisted and Facilitated Equine Professionals code of care for equines.

7. It is up to the reader to research persons and organisations for quality and appropriateness. Visiting facilities, reviewing materials, and conferring with professional referral consultants are highly recommended. Please see the persons’ or organisations’ professional memberships for the ethics they adhere to and to make any complaints.

 

 

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