A Medical Treatment Strategy that Utilizes Equine Movement to Optimize Patient Performance Capabilities
musculo skeletal - neurological - spacticity/tone - loss of limb - profound injury, stroke, movement disorders
STAT's Vestibular Therapy Program specifically for treatment and recovery from TBI - concussion - cochlea, auditory and inner ear problems
motor control and function disorders - behavioral challenges
sensory dysfunction - sensory processing disorders
Speech Language Pathology
communication and speech disfunction and delays - selective mutism - stroke/profound injury
STAT's STRIDESTM - A Mounted Protocol using AAC, designed for low and non-verbal children with Autism
STAT's team are certified in two models of EAL/EAP:
EAGALA and the O.K. Corral Series
EAGALA and the OKC are two mental health treatment models that incorporate horses, a mental health provider and an equine specialist working together with clients as equal partners in an experiential process to empower life-changing outcomes.
We help you become mindful through working alongside our herd, integrating equine behaviors into metaphors which model human behavior and emotions to help you learn about yourself, to aid in your emotional growth, to bring about healing, and support personal growth and development
The EQuine AffectTM Protocol
STAT's own EQuine AffectTM Protocol was developed by Catherine Markosky and Dr. Melissa Jenkins-Fernandez to explore emotional intelligence. The EQuine AffectTM is a 24-hour, strength focused course with topics to include: mindset, self-awareness, motivation, self-regulation, social skills, empathy, relationships, honesty, well-being, grit, hope and resiliency.
Customizable EQuine AffectTM and EAL/EAP Programming Available
STAT-customized EAL program examples:
*T-180 (Total 180) For At Risk Adolescents and Adjudicated Youth - groups or indiviudal sessions that can include ground and mounted activities. Social skill building, communication, relationships, emotional regulation, self-image, self-love, volition, and more*
*Stable Thinking For Veterans, Disabled Members of the Armed Forces, and their Family Members - (Trauma-informed) Classes customized to the emotional and physical needs of the individual or family group. Personal growth and development topics can include: emotional intelligence, communication, relationships, emotional regulation, empathy for self and others, well-being, resiliency, and more. *
*Guided Trail Rides*
STAT also offers:
Horsemanship Skills & Groundwork (Group and Individual)
Weekend Therapeutic Retreats
Off-Site Activities - We Bring the Horse(s) To You!
Focus Groups (i.e., AA/NA, Womens and Mens Groups)
WHAT TO EXPECT
> An initial assessment to determine rehabilitative needs and baseline abilities
> Therapist will develop a plan of care with input from parent/caregiver/client
> STAT therapy team will choose the ideal match equine partner
> Together, we implement the plan of care
You will witness your loved one enjoying therapy, maybe for the first time.
You may take photos and interact as desired throughout therapy or you may find a quiet spot to sit and enjoy the calm of the farm to relax.
You will have opportunities to network with other parents and caregivers.
You will feel the peace at a judgement-free, drama-free 20-acre outdoor healing environment.