"The aim of any therapist is to make a person feel they are accepted without judgement for the unique individual they are.
I have yet to see anyone achieve this as quickly or as consistently as a horse."
An Individual session lasts for 1 hour, I take referrals but you can privately arrange these sessions.
The sessions cost £30 and are arranged after an initial telephone assessment.
I work with groups of up to four children or adults. There is no upper age limit but children must be over 5 years old. Sessions match ability and pace of each visitor.
Ring me to discuss costs.
or funding available.
Pony Power was created in 2015, intially to make charitable visits to anyone too poorly to leave their home or hospital.
The therapeutic value of the visits was unmissable and caught the attention of numerous mental health and recovery agencies across the Northwest.
The founder, Carly, has a background in foster care and respite for high risk children (CSE). Trained to level 3 BACP (counselling) and currently doing a diploma in Integrative therapy (Level 4), is also a riding instructor and holds enhanced DBS.
She has combined her skill set with her 20 years of equine training and rescue to offer equine therapeutic work at its very best
The demand for Pony Power services has grown rapidly! and we now open our doors and our hearts to any individual or group who need us.
What does a session involve?
Like every horse is an individual, so are you- together we will establish your aim, and create a plan for your sessions to reach your goal.
Mixing with others here can be useful for improving social skills, but until this is something you choose to do, the stables will always be for your sole use for the duration of your session.
I adhere to the ethical framework of the British association of counselling and psychotherapy, the important part of this for you is, this means that your privacy and confidentiality, your safety and personal well-being are my main priority.
You do not need to have any prior experience with horses to visit Pony Power.
Pony Power is insured for the practice of Equine Therapy.
If you are interested in how equine therapy might work for you or your child, please telephone and I will be happy to answer your questions.