FREE Mental Health Support for Adults in Lincolnshire
What is it?
Equine Facilitated Therapy Activity Mornings may support and assist with mental health recovery, promoting positive mental health and resilience, and contribute to improved health and wellbeing.
Is it for you?
Are you struggling with poor mental health, emotional difficulties, loneliness/social isolation, post covid related issues, physical health or wellbeing problems, for example, depression, low self-confidence, low self-esteem, anxieties, addictions, processing trauma or PTSD?
We are offering up to 4 hours a week, FREE of charge to you, on Saturdays from 9am-1pm. Starting November 13th through to January 29th 2022. (We are closed on Saturdays 25th December and 1st January 2022).
There is no minimum or maximum session attendance requirement. We are totally flexible. You may come weekly or ad-hock. However, registering your interest in attending on a particular date and an estimated time duration is essential for us to manage health & safety. We hope to be able to accommodate you at short notice too.
What will you be doing?
A range of activities/new skill learning opportunities will be on offer including:
Horse care skills.
Horse handling skills.
Therapeutic exercises involving horses.
A social space to enable you to make new social connections.
Refreshments will be provided.
A safe space, without expectation and judgment, with people to listen to you confidentially should you feel you wish to talk privately.
Respite for reflection & relaxation.
What to wear:
Sessions will be of a practical nature, spending time in the company of the horses. We are an outdoor facility so please dress according to the seasonal conditions; layers of clothing is recommended. You will need sturdy foot wear e.g., Boots with a good grip sole are ideal.
Where is it?
Willow Farm, Brant Road, Fulbeck NG323JA
Horses are licenced, fit for purpose and fully insured for Equine Facilitated Therapy work.
Past experience with horses is not essential, however a desire to work with them and a general affinity for animals is required.
Contact & booking in:
For more information or a chat to see if this could benefit you, please contact Sally Heron 07771882822