Promoting physical & mental health
Equine Therapy has been used extensively in the treatment of mental health and trauma and continues to be an effective addition to The Bay Method ™. The Bay’s team of horses play an important role in exploring vulnerability and, in the process, allowing our therapists to teach you how to regulate your emotions.
FOCUSED ON YOUR WELLNESS
Attuned to human emotions
Horses are highly attuned to human emotions and when they detect a change in your emotions they display emotional and behavioural changes similar to a flight response.
The goal of the therapy is to understand your own emotional state, and how it is affecting the horse’s response, and regulate our own nervous system which, in turn, reduces the horse’s anxiety and allows you to continue working together.
What our guests say
“The team at The Bay gave me a second chance at life, I was so very sick and although I went to a number of treatment centres I couldn’t find a way through, what the wonderful team at The Bay did for me is nothing short of a miracle, thank you.”
“The compassion shown to me by the incredible team at the bay has taught me to set boundaries with others, allowed me to re-align my expectations of myself and others and finally live the life I have been craving for many years.”
“Having a psychology background I was very particular about what I was looking for, I didn’t want group therapy because I was at a point where I knew I needed individual therapy, for me it was a very private process, I needed somewhere that was private and peaceful, it has been five months since I […]”
“I have attended other programs and felt overlooked due to the needs of the more complex clients that were in the program. At The Bay I was the focus of the team and gained a far greater understanding of my situation and was able to make the changes required to live the life I desperately […]”
“I have been in treatment before but couldn’t seem to achieve the changes I wanted. The compassion shown to me by the incredible team at The Bay has taught me to set boundaries with others, allowed me to re-align my expectations of myself and others and finally live the life I have been craving for […]”
“My wife found The Bay after doing a lot of research looking at programs all over the world. Treatment centres here in the US are very different! My life has changed in so many ways and I continue to stay clean and sober, thank you for all you have done.”
Questions about The Bay?
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