Training Calendar

 

equine assisted therapy training horses in outdoor arena

 

15 Day Foundation Training

EAP (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy) / EAL (Equine Assisted Learning) Core Competencies & Certification

Please Note – EAP/EAL Foundation Training Programs are 15 days and both EAP and EAL students attend the same training, learn core competencies, and either EAP facilitation or EAL facilitation processes.

All equine assisted therapy students learn the core competencies across 3 areas including –

  • change facilitation, underpinning theory and practice methodology;
  • Horses, Horse Safety & the Role of the Horse
  • the unique change dynamics in equine assisted practice

To overview the learning objectives please re-visit the EAP (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy) and EAL (Equine Assisted Learning) Training pages on the website.

Please email The Institute admin@equinepsychotherapy.net.au and request an  Application Form. Once received, you will receive more information regarding your course, location, accommodation ideas etc.

 

Victoria – Daylesford area

Block Training (15 consecutive days)

  • Intensive 1 – February 10 – 14, 2020
  • Intensive 2 – February 17 – 21, 2020
  • Intensive 3 – February 24 – 28, 2020

Block Fees $4,000 plus gst ($4400 includes gst)
Includes Manuals and Light Vegetarian Lunches
Trainer Meg Kirby – Founder of EPI Model and The Equine Psychotherapy Institute

 

Victoria – Daylesford area

  • Intensive 1 – March 16 – 20, 2020
  • Intensive 2 – April 20 – 24 , 2020
  • Intensive 3 – May 25 – 29, 2020

Fees $4,200 plus gst (Upfront Discount) or $1,500 plus gst per Intensive ($4,500 plus gst for total 15 day Foundation Training)
Includes Manuals and Light Vegetarian Lunches
Trainer  Meg Kirby – Founder of EPI Model and The Equine Psychotherapy Institute

 

Northern NSW (Kyogle)

  • Intensive 1 – March 2-6, 2020
  • Intensive 2 – March 30 – April 3 , 2020
  • Intensive 3 – May 11 – 15, 2020

Fees $​1500 plus gst, for ​each Intensive OR $4200 plus gst, upfront discount payment
Includes Manuals and Light Vegetarian Lunches​
EPI Trainer  Sue Lamond – Counsellor & EAP Practitioner

 

Northern NSW (Kyogle)

  • Intensive 1 – September 28 – October 2, 2020
  • Intensive 2 – October 19 – 23, 2020
  • Intensive 3 – November 9 – 13, 2020

Fees $​1500 plus gst, for ​each Intensive OR $4200 plus gst, upfront discount payment
Includes Manuals and Light Vegetarian Lunches​
EPI Trainer  Sue Lamond – Counsellor & EAP Practitioner

 

Western Australia – Bullsbrook

  • Intensive  1 – May 18 – 22, 2020
  • Intensive  2 – June 22 –  26, 2020
  • Intensive 3 –  July 20 – 24, 2020

Fees $​1500 plus gst, for ​each Intensive OR $4200 plus gst, upfront discount payment
Includes Manuals and Light Vegetarian Lunches
EPI Trainer Louise Atkinson, Counsellor and EAC Practitioner


AAPI Animal Assisted Psychotherapy / Animal Assisted Learning Practitioner Training & Certification

The Course

  • 15 days (120 hours) On-site
  • 3 – 5 Day Intensives

Training Dates

  • Intensive 1 Sept 7 – 11, 2020
  • Intensive 2 Oct 5 – 9, 2020
  • Intensive 3 Nov 2 – 6, 2020

Venue 459 Telegraph Rd, Mt Prospect (Daylesford area), Victoria, Australia
Training Fees $1500 AU plus gst per 5 Day Intensive (Upfront payment – $4200 plus gst)
Registration – email admin@animalassistedpsychotherapy.net

For more information click here.


Advanced Training

“Trauma and Attachment: Somatic and Holistic EAP/EAL practice”

Trauma – Informed Practice in the EPI Model

Dates  December 7 – 11, 2020
Venue  The Institute
Fees $1500 plus gst
Registration – email admin@equinepsychotherapy.net.au

For more information on advanced training click here.

 

“Freedom from the Inner Critic”

Working with Core Beliefs, Shame Dynamics, Self-Compassion and the Adult Self in EAP / EAL practice

4 Day Advanced EPI Model Intensive

Dates  March 24 – 27, 2020
Venue  The Institute
Fees $1200 plus gst
Registration email admin@equinepsychotherapy.net.au

For more information on advanced training click here.

 

“Working with Anxiety and Depression”

Working with Anxiety and Depression in EAP / EAL practice

4 Day Advanced EPI Model Intensive

Dates  June 8 – 11, 2020
Venue  Ann Poulsen (EPI EAL/EAP) Northern NSW – 79 Burringbar Rd, Burringbar, 2483
Fees $1200 plus gst
Registration email admin@equinepsychotherapy.net.au

For more information on advanced training click here.


1 Day Professional Development Workshop

“Introduction to Equine Therapy”

Public Workshop – for all interested to learn more about Equine Assisted Practice

Locations – Victoria, Qld, SA, WA
Fees $297, includes Training, lunch and tea/coffee

Further information and training dates – please read the introduction to equine therapy.


Horsemanship Essentials for Equine Assisted Practitioners

Victoria – Daylesford area

Date March 28-29, 2020
Venue The Equine Psychotherapy Institute- 459 Telegraph Rd, Mt Prospect. Victoria.
Cost $320 – 2 Day Training with Herd and Handouts included

Western Australia -Bullsbrook

Date March 21-22, 2020
Venue Bullsbrook
Cost $320 – 2 Day Training with Herd and Handouts included

Further information – please go to Horsemanship Essentials for Equine Assisted Practitioners.


To apply for ALL programs – please email admin@equinepsychotherapy.net.au and request an Application Form.