Transforming Therapy Through Horses by Lynn Thomas and Mark Lytle
Transforming Therapy Through Horses by Lynn Thomas and Mark Lytle

Transforming Therapy Through Horses by Lynn Thomas and Mark Lytle

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Eagala’s long-awaited book is finally here! Transforming Therapy through Horses is the only book to detail the theory and principles of the Eagala Model by bringing key points to life with powerful accounts from Eagala’s own case files.

Written by Eagala founder Lynn Thomas and trainer Mark Lytle with Brenda Dammann, the book uses powerful accounts to illustrate the model’s nuances in ways that are often both poignant and humorous. Transforming Therapy through Horses walks readers through key points of the model’s structure to inform, educate, and even entertain.

Mental health professionals, existing Eagala practitioners, horse enthusiasts, and curious readers alike will find this the perfect resource to enhance their understanding of this leading methodology, while also serving as a tool to increase learning and sharing among colleagues and friends.

Order your book here. Also available from Amazon.com in both paperback and Kindle formats.

Click here to watch Mark Lytle re-tell one of his more famous stories in the book, during Eagala’s 2016 conference. 

Contents

Disclaimer

Acknowledgment

Introduction

Part I—the Why and What of the Eagala Model

   Chapter 1: Why the Horse?

   Chapter 2: The Arena and Its Parallel to Life

Part II—the Tools

   Chapter 3: A Closer Look at the Eagala Model

   Chapter 4: The Eagala Process

   Chapter 5: Easier Said Than Done: Introducing the “Apostrophe S”

Part III—Refinement: The Process at Work

   Chapter 6: Trusting the Process

   Chapter 7: The Concept of Safety—Physical and Emotional

   Chapter 8: Structuring Sessions and the Art of Improv

Part IV—Conclusion

   Chapter 9: Putting It Together

Tribute

   Tribute to Mon-Jour (and all the horses healing lives through Eagala)

References

Index of Stories

 

Index of Stories

Introduction

   1. Welcome to Anger Management

Chapter 1: Why the Horse?

   2. Don’t Mess with Zohan
   3. Quarterback Down
   4. Under the Influence
   5. Half-Dead Fred

Chapter 2: The Arena and Its Parallel to Life

   6. The Groundhog Day Kid
   7. Marching to the Beat of a Different Drummer
   8. Texting Mom

Chapter 3: A Closer Look at the Eagala Model

   9. The Girl Who Cried Wolf
   10. My Transition 
   11. I Am Resolved
   12. I Can See Clearly Now

Chapter 4: The Eagala Process

   13. Taking the Bite
   14. Full of Crap

Chapter 5: Easier Said Than Done: Introducing the “Apostrophe S”

   15. Between the Parallel Worlds
   16. I’m Being Dumped

Chapter 6: Trusting the Process

   17. The Grass Is Always Greener
   18. Sometimes It’s Good to Just Be
   19. I Found My Conscience
   20. Dear Abby
   21. He Knows Me

Chapter 7: The Concept of Safety—Physical and Emotional

   22. Incident Reports
   23. Taking Shelter
   24. He Can See My Soul
   25. Socks and Shoes
   26. Extreme Activities

Chapter 8: Structuring Sessions and the Art of Improv

   27. Bird’s-Eye View
   28. Have Car, Will Travel

Chapter 9: Putting It Together

   29. In Prison
   30. It’s Like This, Mister

Tribute

   31. Weathering the Storm