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Natural Lifemanship™ is the new standard in equine-assisted psychotherapy, and one of the most sought after trainings in trauma-informed mental health. 

Whether you are a mental health professional who wants to learn how to effectively work with clients and horses using Trauma-Focused Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy™ (TF-EAP™), or you work with individuals in schools, courtrooms, group homes, family homes or other settings without horses, Natural Lifemanship trainings will forever change the way you think about your relationships.

Natural Lifemanship offers innovative trainings for those who wish to positively impact any or all of life’s relationships.

The principles of Natural Lifemanship (NL) apply equally well in relationships between humans as they do in relationships between humans and horses. All of our trainings teach these principles but in ways that are relevant to specific audiences. Our TF-EAP trainings expressly teach mental health and equine professionals how to apply NL in therapy practices using horses. We often include horses in our Natural Lifemanship for All of Life’s Relationships (NL4All) trainings as well, however the focus is different. In NL4All horses are included in trainings whenever possible to facilitate transformative learning. Whether you step into the round pen yourself or observe others doing so, horses provide an empowering and unforgettable training experience.

Natural Lifemanship distills the complex developmental neuroscience that is foundational to all trauma-informed care into very concrete, actionable principles allowing you to make meaningful personal connections between what you are learning and how it applies within your day-to-day relationships.

Trainings and certification in TF-EAP always involves working with horses and are designed to specifically address the components of an effective TF-EAP practice. Trainings in NL4All are designed primarily for people who do not work with horses and who will not be practicing TF-EAP. These trainings may be customized to meet the needs of your organization, and may or may not involve an experience with horses at the training event, itself.

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Trauma-Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (TF-EAP™)

Trauma-Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (TF-EAP)

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Natural Lifemanship for All of Life’s Relationships (NL4All)

Natural Lifemanship for All of Life’s Relationships (NL4All)