Training Calendar

 

equine assisted therapy training horses in outdoor arena

 

15 Day Foundation Training – Dates

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 equinepsychotherapyinstitute@gmail.com and request an  Application Form. Once received, you will receive more information regarding your course, location, accommodation ideas etc.


EAP (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy) / EAL (Equine Assisted Learning)

Foundation Training

 

Victoria – Daylesford area – 15 Day Foundation Training

EAP & EAL Core Competencies & Certification

3 Week ‘Block Training’

  • 
Intensive 1 – February 4 – 8, 2019
  • Intensive 2 – February 11 – 15, 2019
  • Intensive 3 – February 18 – 22, 2019

Fees $4000 plus GST (Block Training Fees only*)
Includes Manuals and Light Vegetarian Lunches
Trainer  Meg Kirby – Founder of EPI Model and The Equine Psychotherapy Institute

 

Northern NSW (Kyogle) 15 Day Foundation Training

EAP & EAL Core Competencies & Certification

  • Intensive 1 – March 11-15, 2019
  • 
Intensive 2 – April 8 – 12, 2019
  • Intensive 3 – May 6 – 10, 2019

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 – 15 Day Foundation Training

EAP & EAL Core Competencies & Certification

  • Intensive  1 – March 4 – 8, 2019
  • Intensive  2 – April 1 – 5, 2019
  • Intensive 3 –  May 6 – May 10, 2019

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


To apply for ALL programs – please email equinepsychotherapyinstitute@gmail.com and request an Application Form.


​Advanced Training

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

Trauma – Informed Practice in the EPI Model

Dates  November 19-23, 2018
Venue  The Institute
Fees $1500 plus GST

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 25 – 28, 2019
Fees $1200 plus GST

For more information on advanced training click here.


1 Day Professional Development Workshop

“Introduction to Equine Therapy”

Public Workshop

Dates  December 8th, 2018
Fees $297, includes lunch and tea/coffee

Further information – please read the introduction to equine therapy.


Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) Level 1

Horse Wisdom with Children/ Adolescents (5 Days)

Date March 11th- 15th
Time 9.00am – 5.00pm daily
Venue The Equine Psychotherapy Institute- 459 Telegraph Rd, Mt Prospect. Victoria.
Cost $1500 plus GST

Further information – please go to Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) Level 1.


Horsemanship Essentials for Equine Assisted Practitioners

Date April 6th & 7th
Time 9.00am – 5.00pm daily
Venue The Equine Psychotherapy Institute- 459 Telegraph Rd, Mt Prospect. Victoria.
Cost $397 plus GST

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


Practitioner Presence & Self Care with Horses

3 Day Personal Development program for equine assisted practitioners, therapists and horse people.

Date June 7th- 9th, 2019
Time 9.00am – 5.00pm daily
Venue The Equine Psychotherapy Institute- 459 Telegraph Rd, Mt Prospect. Victoria.
Cost $799 plus GST, includes vegetarian lunches

Further information – please go to Practitioner Presence & Self Care with Horses.