Equine Assisted Counselling & Personal Development
PO Box 60
Palmwoods, Qld 4555
Office: 07 5457 3736
Mobile: 0408 067 664
Mental Health Counsellor
MACA Level 2
NCAS Level 2
Adv. Certified Eagala Model
Certified Eagala Model
B. Soc Sc (Counselling)
MACA Level 3
Certified Eagala Model
BSW (Bach. of Social Work)
AMHSW - Mental Health Social Worker
- The power of horses to
influence people in positive
ways has been long
- They are large and powerful,
so that by accomplishing
tasks involving horses, people
overcome their fears and gain
greater confidence in dealing
with intimidating and
challenging situations in their
- Engaging in activities with horses
provides an opportunity for
people to explore and develop
their strengths, thus improving
self-awareness and confidence.
Horses are sentient beings that have
a connection with people that goes
back through the centuries. They are
non-judgemental and have no
expectations or hidden agendas. A
horse operates in the here and now
and responds immediately and
honestly to what is happening in its
environment, and is expert in reading
non-verbal signals and body-language.
It is these qualities that make them so
valuable in the
therapy programme. Unlike other
animals, they mirror human emotions,
intent and body language, expose
incongruencies that may arise, and
provide vast opportunities for
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
or Personal Development For:
Individuals, families, groups, schools
and organisational team building.
Non-Riding programmes, no horse
Facilities include undercover arena
and safety equipment.
Equine Activities have been
beneficial in working with, but not
limited to, anxiety, depression,
trauma, addictive behaviours,
eating disorders, ADHD,
grief and loss, PTSD, ASD,
conduct disorders, attachment
disorders, domestic violence.
Other Programmes include:
The Circle of Security® Parenting™
Early Intervention Program for
parents and caregivers.
12 Step Programnme.
Exploring Core Beliefs.
Understanding your core
beliefs, patterns and compensating
Individual and Group Sessions.
Half and Full Day Programmes on Request.
Communication including awareness of
body language and non-verbal skills
Creative problem solving
Focus / Mindfulness
Hazel Larard Centre
79 Hunchy Road
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