What it is

  • Psychotherapy
  • Experiential
  • Synergistic

What is Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP)


EFP is "an experiential approach to psychotherapy in which participants work with horses in a variety of experiences.  The process includes all aspects of the horse and is facilitated by an appropriately credentialed mental health professional working with or as a properly credentialed equine professional"(Caudill, presentation TCA Conference, Nov 5, 2013)


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What is Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP)


EFP is "an experiential approach to psychotherapy in which participants work with horses in a variety of experiences.  The process includes all aspects of the horse and is facilitated by an appropriately credentialed mental health professional working with or as a properly credentialed equine professional"(Caudill, presentation TCA Conference, Nov 5, 2013)


What is Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP)


EFP is "an experiential approach to psychotherapy in which participants work with horses in a variety of experiences.  The process includes all aspects of the horse and is facilitated by an appropriately credentialed mental health professional working with or as a properly credentialed equine professional"(Caudill, presentation TCA Conference, Nov 5, 2013)


What it is not
  • Assisted Therapy
  • Riding lesson
  • First choice of treatment