Counseling

Experiential Learning with Horses in Southwest Michigan

An innovative approach to life balance and fulfillment. Providing traditional office counseling and experiential psychotherapy with horses. Our programs serve adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families.

Interaction with horses provides better insight to how you interact with others and how you approach goals and challenges. The horses will reflect your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to provide greater insight into what is working and not working in terms of achieving the outcomes you desire.

This experience can address these areas:
  • Personal Growth
  • Improve communication and relationships, especially with boundaries and balancing assertiveness
  • Develop greater confidence and self-esteem
  • Manage life balance, stress, anxiety, and anger
  • Examine purpose and happiness
  • Begin recovery and sustain sobriety
  • Cope with illness and disability
  • Develop tools for ADD and ADHD
  • Overcome trauma and victimization
  • Work through grief and loss
  • Find creative solutions to life challenges
Healing with Horses:
  • Focus on the "here and now" while interacting with a horse
  • Gain remarkable insight into relationships from a fresh perspective
  • Observe patterns of behavior and understand how these behaviors impact your life and happiness
  • Discover how fear and self-doubt have created misconceptions about your self-worth
  • Most importantly, examine simple, practical formulas for change

Counseling Office

COUNSELING OFFICE
M. Todd Shook, LMSW, RN
5380 Holiday Terrace, Suite 45
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Phone: 269-978-8138
Directions:  Contact Us

Healing and Patience

"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew."
-Saint Francis de Sales

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