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Are Integrative Equine Therapy Horses At Beachwood Unicorns In Disguise?

Recently at Beachwood’s Rhode Island location, a young girl experienced a powerful encounter with our horses that made her dreams come true.  Meet Cora, A Future Unicornologist Cora, a bright and adorable 5-year-old, is extremely passionate about the magical power of Unicorns. She explains that one day, she wishes to be a Unicornologist. In one – (more)

Meet Rajah, He Helps Veterans With PTSD

Meet Rajah, He Helps Veterans With PTSD

The gray horse behind me is Rajah. He’s a linchpin of our Integrative Equine Therapy Program here at Beachwood. He was diagnosed with EPM several years ago and summit joint performance has been the key ingredient to his becoming whole and healthy again, back at work, and helping veterans heal from PTSD and other stress-related – (more)

Equine Therapy: How can horses help heal trauma?

Integrative Equine Therapy: How can horses help heal trauma?

How do horses help people recover from trauma? Well one of the things horses do is they create a very safe environment for people. Most of the time people have experienced trauma is at the hands of other people, so to work with a horse, and to not have to talk very much in our – (more)

Anxiety is the most contagious affect in the human experience

In this Coronavirus Pandemic, Anxiety is Contagious Too

We know that isolation has both physical and emotional consequences to wellbeing.  First off, let’s be clear – even though we call it social distancing, physical distancing does NOT mean emotional distancing, or social isolation. Here are just a few ideas to keep everyone connected Reach out with a call to those you care about. – (more)

Beachwood Center

BEACHWOOD and Coronavirus: What We Are Doing to Keep All of Us Safe

Like the rest of the world, Beachwood is very concerned over the outbreak of the coronavirus; concerned over keeping all our clients and all our staff safe. The nature of our work gives us several advantages: We meet one-on-one with clients We work outdoors Our work already observes CDC safe distance guidelines.  So, we feel – (more)

Beachwood Center for Wellbeing - Burnout Redefined

Burnout Redefined

Webster’s dictionary defines burnout as “exhaustion of physical or emotional strength usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration.”  If burnout is not treated, it can cause depression, anxiety and distractibility. It can affect not only work relationships, but personal relationships as well. Until now, burnout has been called a stress syndrome. However, the – (more)

Beachwood Center for Wellbeing - Mushroom Brain Health

Does eating mushrooms protect brain health?

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) near Clementi hypothesized that eating mushrooms could help preserve cognitive function in late adulthood, so they conducted a new study. Their findings — which now appear in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease — have found that people who integrate mushrooms into their diets — even if they – (more)

Lynne Bryan Phipps - Beachwood Center for Wellbeing

Is Intensive Equine Therapy Difficult?

Lynne talks about the misperceptions about Equine Therapy and the unique approach offered at Beachwood.

Chosen by a horse

The story of how Lynne and Rajah became partners and what he taught her about being chosen.

Why horses can help

Lynne describes why horses are uniquely positioned to help us heal from stress and stress related illness,