Equine Therapy Palatine, IL
Alternative therapies, such as equine therapy Palatine, IL offers, can be beneficial in many ways and you may want to consider it for yourself or your loved ones. Mental and emotional health should be taken seriously and treated when there is a need. Therapy can also be used as a preventative measure before your mental or emotional health reaches a crisis point. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Lotus Wellness Center to get answers to any of your questions about various therapies and see what might be a good fit for you or your loved one. Give us a call today!
Positives of Equine Therapy
There are many pros, and very few cons to Palatine equine therapy. Below is not an exhaustive list but will give you an idea of some of the reasons you may want to consider equine therapy.
- Boost your mood
Many people find it enjoyable to get outdoors with an activity that involves animals and find their spirits lifted as a result. This is one of the ways that this type of therapy can work to restore mental and emotional health and help to clear your head from life’s stresses.
- Learn something new
Keep in mind that you do not need to have experience with horses to participate in equine therapy, just a willingness to learn and try something new. To keep growing as a person and improve mental health it is helpful to keep learning new things, which may involve getting out of your comfort zone and experiencing new things. Equine therapy could be a great way to do just that.
- Enjoy simple pleasures
There are so many little things in life that we forget to take pleasure in and enjoy, such as beautiful weather or the pride of accomplishment. Equine therapy seeks to focus on things life this as part of the therapeutic process.
- Get out of your routine
It’s so easy to get stuck in our routine and begin to suffer from it emotionally, physically, and mentally. Getting out of the daily routine and hustle and bustle of your busy life with therapy like equine therapy may have benefits that you never expected, such as new perspectives and refreshening of your spirit.
There are few cons of equine therapy, but there is some risk to consider when working with large animals, however, experienced trainers and therapists work to reduce the risk and take the safety of the patient and animal very seriously. Any concerns can be thoroughly discussed with a therapist in a consultation.
Talk with an Equine Therapist Today
If you want to find out if Palatine equine therapy from Lotus Wellness Center could be a beneficial therapy for you, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for more information and to get answers to all of your questions and potential concerns. We are happy to discuss all therapy options with you and discuss what may suit you and be a good fit for your mental and emotional health journey. Contact us today to make an appointment!