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Author Burgon, Hannah Louise.

Title Equine-assisted therapy and learning with at-risk young people / Hannah Louise Burgon
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 265 pages) : illustrations
Contents Background to equine-assisted therapy and learning -- Young people considered 'at-risk', and overview of 'the yard' and methods used -- Development of self-confidence and self-efficacy, and the opening up of 'positive experiences' and 'positive opportunities' through therapeutic horsemanship -- Developing attachments, empathy and trust through relationships with horses -- The horse, the therapeutic relationship and other psychotherapeutic insights -- Horses, mindfulness and the natural environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Horses -- Therapeutic use -- Great Britain.
Horsemanship -- Therapeutic use -- Great Britain.
Problem youth -- Services for -- Great Britain.
Animals -- Therapeutic use.
Human-animal relationships.
Equine-Assisted Therapy.
SUBJECT United Kingdom.
Form Electronic book
Author Palgrave (Firm)
ISBN 9781137320872 electronic bk
1137320877 electronic bk