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Second Chance Ranch is a 501c3  corporation established in 1999 and serves as a sanctuary for a special collection of retired sport horses offering a unique animal-assisted therapy. 

 

Leading With Horses is a platform for mental health professionals to apply Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) in their existing treatment program as an alternative to conventional talk therapy.

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Donate securely with any debit or credit card, or PayPal 

US and Canadian currency accepted. 

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Donate securely with any debit or credit card, or PayPal 

US and Canadian currency accepted. 

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership

with the Excelsior Wellness Center!  

 

For over 40 years, Excelsior has become one of the leading community-based nonprofit organizations, dedicated to helping youth and families achieve wellness by living improved lives.

Excelsior specializes in a wide-range of integrated behavioral health services, family medicine, and specialized holistic middle-high school education.


Second Chance Ranch's role will be to provide animal assisted  
services to their clinical therapist through our program, Leading With Horses.  This platform allows mental health professionals to apply Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) in their existing treatment program as an alternative to conventional talk therapy. 

Leading With Horses is a free service to qualifying low-income families and underserved populations made possible by the generosity of grants and donations from organizations such as Excelsior Wellness. 

We are grateful for Excelsior's pioneering spirit and efforts to bring equine-assisted therapy to the forefront of Spokane's mental health community.

If you are a licensed clinical or associate therapist interested in our services, please contact  Katie Merwick for more information!  Katie@SecondChanceRanch.org

The Experiential HEAL Model™ Foundation Course
"Keys To Connection"

 

Leigh Shambo with H.E.A.L is making a special trip to Spokane for an in-person training for licensed mental health therapists and their support staff. 
 

WHAT:   Keys To Connection with Leigh Shambo and H.E.A.L

WHEN:  September 17, 18, 19 (Fri, Sat, Sun) -  9am to 5pm
WHO:    Open Enrollment for Spokane licensed mental health providers and Peer Counselors

COST:    $1,100 (paid directly to HEAL)  Lunch, snacks and beverages included!

Get to know the "Leading With Horses" herd and SCR's Equine Specialists! This 3-day workshop provides in-depth cognitive and experiential learning activities to guide you on how to use horses with clinical therapy. There is more robust certification available, however, this is the first requirement and plenty of training for many therapists.  

 

The training is just the start of what SCR has to offer!  We provide our herd and mentoring of horsemanship at no additional cost so that you can confidently bring your clients to the farm for Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy!