Anja Kriegeskotten, MD Psychiatrist in Australia, accredited equine therapist.
Peter Parry, MBBS, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist and senior lecturer at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia.
Renee Sievert, RN, MFT, certified equine therapist, CA. Dr. Kriegeskotten, Dr. Parry, and Ms. Sievert have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Equine therapy is becoming popular for a variety of child and adolescent mental health problems, from ADHD, anxiety disorders and PTSD to developmental challenges. In this article our experts describe the nuts and bolts of equine assisted psychotherapy, covering the research and the practicalities of these approaches.