equine assisted therapy

If you missed Part 1 of “Horses and Parenting” please click on the link. Calm, Connect, Correction Even if not traumatized, we all experience fear. When we are in a state of fear, the brain switches to the amygdala and shuts down other systems. Therefore, when we parent out of fear, either in ourselves or…

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equine assisted therapy

This week I would like to let our equine specialist DeAnna Wahlheim share with you her thoughts on parenting Parenting is a lot like caring for horses. As I was out amongst the horses today, I had a few thoughts….i am in awe of all the experiences I have with horses. They are remarkable creatures…

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I will always love you

The Center is really excited to promote the first children’s book written by Dr. Brie Turns.  The book is titled “I will always love you” and was just published this year. The book is also beautifully illustrated by Lisa Rasmussen. The story is about a mother’s love. The book tells the story of unconditional love…

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autism

This blog is a continuation of our last blog entitled “Autism Awareness Month”.  We were presenting the findings of Dr. Dan Siegel along with highlighting April as being Autism Awareness Month.  Our last blog left off with a summary of the wisdom of clinicians (along with the input of people who have been living with…

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corona virus

I just listened to Dr. Perry (Children’s Trauma Academy) giving his advice for dealing with children in these stressful time. If you would like to hear the entire Q and A please click on the link. I thought I would just list the important points of the notes I took while listening: Talk to your…

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