Training Calendar

 

equine assisted therapy training horses in outdoor arena

 

Online Equine Assisted Therapy Training

Become an Equine Assisted Therapist from your own home!

When – Monday March 8th 2021 – Monday October 4th 2021

9am – 12pm Melbourne, Australia time

 

**International students – Mondays 9am-12 midday (Melbourne, Australian time)
June – December, dates TBC. Please email admin@equinepsychotherapy.net.au to register interest.

How/ Commitment – One 3 hour, LIVE and Interactive Online Workshop per Week
(group lectures, experientials, videos), with at home reading, practicals and self and practitioner development ‘homework’ exercises.

Investment The total investment for the program is AU $4200 (plus GST)

For more information on online training click here.


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 One 1st – 5th February 2021
  • Intensive Two 8th – 12th February 2021
  • Intensive Three 15th – 19th February 2021

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 – September 28 – October 2, 2020
  • Intensive 2 – November 2 – 6, 2020
  • Intensive 3 – November 30 – December 4, 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 – September 14 – 18, 2020
  • Intensive  2 – October 12 – 16, 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 Louise Atkinson, Counsellor and EAC Practitioner


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  December 1st – 4th 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  Please email admin@equinepsychotherapy.net.au to register interest for 2021
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 September 5th and 6th 2020
Venue The Equine Psychotherapy Institute- 459 Telegraph Rd, Mt Prospect. Victoria.
Cost $320 – 2 Day Training with Herd and Handouts included


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