Equine therapy at Asheville Academy is used to teach troubled girls to interact better with others. Horse Therapy(Equine Therapy) has been used for years to give patients non-verbal skills in dealing with their problems. From the first day your daughter works in our Horse Therapy program we can start to draw conclusions and help her make lasting changes in her life.
Our skilled staff has years of experience working with troubled girls and families to help parents get their daughters back. Our Head Equine Therapist Rob Jacoby is a licensed professional counselor with over 16 years of experience delivering services to youth and their families in outpatient and residential settings.
Rob has spent the last 8 years specializing Equine Assisted Mental Health & Learning. Rob began in the field combining Therapy and Horses as an EAGALA Advanced Trained Practitioner and then moved into combining experiential therapeutic training with Natural Horsemanship after completing Pat Parelli’s Level 1 Course.
Rob combines Equine Experiential Training with Natural Horsemanship to create and facilitate therapeutic programming to aid in the growth and learning of the client’s at Asheville Academy for Girls.
Equine Therapy is just one of the therapeutic methods we use to curb negative behaviors and allow your daughter the chance to change for the positive. Our full circle approach, and our experienced staff are here to help Asheville Academy Girls make real changes in their lives.
Contact us today to find out the positive role Asheville Academy can play in the life of your daughter (800) 264-8709.