EAL / EAP Workshops

Cloud Dancers’ Equine-assisted Learning (EAL) education program features half-day and full-day workshops on issues relevant to the general public as well as specialty CEU courses for mental health professionals on a variety of topics including mindfulness, self-care, and personal and professional growth. Our EAL staff also offer businesses and groups custom-designed team building, problem solving, communication, and staff enrichment experiences on request. All workshops are led by a licensed professional counselor who is skilled at EAL facilitation and a PATH International Certified Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning.

We also offer Equine-assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) trainings for mental health professionals who would like to add Equine-assisted Psychotherapy as one of their treatment modalities. EAP has been proven to be a unique and effective therapeutic intervention for people suffering from a variety of mental health challenges including depression, anxiety, PTSD, and grief. These workshops provide a way for licensed clinicians to broaden their therapeutic toolbox. 

Fri, Aug 16, 9 am-4 pmEAL Workshop: Ethics and Boundaries»

As a mental health professional, are you feeling stressed about patient demand exceeding your availability? Increased caseloads? Longer waitlists? If so, your self-care has never been more important! Come join us to learn more about how to take care of yourself more effectively and set useful boundaries.
$300 | 6 CEUs available

Fri, Oct 18, 2024, 8:30 am-5:30 pmEAP Workshop: Intro to Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy»

Do you want to use your clinical skills in new and innovative ways? Are you curious about how interacting with horses can help your clients? This intensive 8-hour workshop will help you do just that. If you are an experienced clinician who wants to expand your knowledge of and experience with equine-assisted therapy, then this workshop is for you.
$350 | 8 CEUs available

Sun, Nov 3, 2024, 9 am-1 pmEAL Workshop: Embodying Mindfulness»

Are you interested in learning some unique mindfulness skills? Do you want to improve your relationship to stress and feel more balanced? If so, come join us to learn about the benefits of being mindful and centered with the help of some unique teachers – the horse herd at Cloud Dancers Therapeutic Horsemanship Center in Albuquerque, NM.
$150 | 4 CEUs available (additonal $75)