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Emma Ward

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 Fully insured and qualified Counsellor registered with ACATrained as an Informed Internal Family systems (IFS) counsellor by IFSCA stepping stone.Certificate in Root cause therapy (RCT) by The healing centre.  Qualified Practitioner of the Equine Psychotherapy Institute Advanced study major in Relationship and Conflict Resolution. ï¶ Certificate IV in Community Services ASIST trained Qualified Practitioner of the Equine Psychotherapy Institute ï¶ Level 2 Horse Riding Coach ï¶ Level 1 Equestrian Australia (EA) Coach.(non practising) ï¶ Current senior First Aid Certificate holder Certified in Mental Health first Aid. I work as a Mental Health Support Worker with many years of lived experience as a family support involving, Eating Disorders and Addiction. I have lived and worked in England and currently live in Western Australia. Horses have always been an important part of my life, professionally and personally, allowing me the opportunity to blend my love for these incredible animals with an aspect of my life that is deeply meaningful to me.Traditional room based counselling offered as a stand alone or in conjunction with:Equine assisted psychotherapy (EAP) Is a professional, innovative and experientialapproach to counselling, psychotherapy andmental health that supports clients of all ages inaddressing therapeutic goals (emotional,cognitive, behavioural, relationship and mentalhealth conditions), with horses as assistants,support and co-facilitators in this process.EAP is offered by registered Counsellors,Psychotherapist or registered mental healthpractitioners, such as Social Workers andPsychologists.EAP and Equine assisted learningb (EAL) is a fast-growing modality across Australia aswell as internationally. National DisabilityInsurance Scheme (NDIS) clients benefit greatlyfrom EAL services as do children and adolescents  What areas can be assisted by this partnership of Horse and Human       Anxiety                       Relationships                  Grief and Loss                        Depression                Coping skills                     Addiction       Trauma                     Communication skills     Abandonment                Eating disorders                       Clients looking for alternatives to roombased therapyand more No riding or previous horse experience is  



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