Calendar

2015:

Trudi

Special offer: Sessions at reduced rates

Twin Oaks is pleased to offer equine-assisted personal development and counseling adventures with equine professional and registered psychotherapist, Trudi Howley. A lifelong equestrian and United States Dressage Federation Bronze and Silver medalist, Trudi is certified in equine healthcare, riding instruction, and stable management. In addition to counseling and equestrian skills, Trudi has a broad entrepreneurial business background that allows her to take both practical and creative approaches to equine-assisted personal growth for groups, as well as individuals

As part of an internship with Twin Oaks treatment team, Trudi is pleased to offer sessions at reduced rates. Sessions can include equine-assisted psychotherapy and learning models to guide people in their journeys toward better performance, more productive interactions with others, and greater well-being.  Trudi especially enjoys helping people navigate significant life transitions and working with athletes of all ages.

Workshops:

Twin Oaks has hosted workshops in 2015 for groups of teachers, students, hospital teams, scientists and academics, corporate leaders, church and meditation groups, children, etc. We create tailor-made equine-facilitated events meeting the specific aspirations and needs of your organization, offering coaching, mindfulness-based learning, leadership trainings, group therapy, family counseling, and growth experiential with horses. We welcome groups from six to 24 participants, for a minimum of two hours to a full-day experiential.

Just indicate what themes you wish to explore and we design a truly transformative experience for your group. Contact us to enquire about our highly competitive fees and availability. Treat yourself to a unique experience in the beautiful settings and the comfortable facilities of a historical farm, we very much look forward to welcoming you!

ARCHIVES 

March 14, 2014 (morning): Psychology of Meditation A didactic and experiential introduction to the clinical application of mindfulness in equine-assisted and equine facilitated counseling with children, adolescents, and adults.

June 7, 2014, 9:30 am to 1 pm: All Heart, No Words – Meditation with Horses A half-day of contemplative practice on the farm, bringing together horses, mindfulness, and silent communication. Co-facilitated by Jean-Jacques Joris, MA, JD, LPC  and six extraordinary horses. Click here to download the pdf flyer.

June 13, 2014:  Taking the Reins in a Different Arena Exploring creative leadership, an equine-facilitated leadership training for women leaders [SOLD OUT].

June 20, 2014:  Taking the Reins in a Different Arena Exploring creative leadership, an equine-facilitated leadership training for women leaders [SOLD OUT].

September 10, 2014 (morning): Equine-Facilitated Leadership Training  A mindfulness-based, hands-on skills training for executives – developing emotional intelligence at the workplace. [SOLD OUT]

September 13, 2014, 9:00 am to 1 pm: Finding Peace in the Midst of Uncertainty: An Equine-Facilitated Exploration Learning to reconnect with our heart, our environment to find and foster peace within. Exploring the path from ego-centered to collective consciousness.  A half-day learning experiential with horses as co-facilitators, bringing you together with horses in a fun, reflective and unique experience.  The workshop includes several hands-on experientials, time for contemplation, and opportunities to reflect on peace, safety, and uncertainty. Co-facilitated by Jan de Ville and Jean-Jacques Joris, MA, JD. Tuition:  $95

October 16, 2014 (afternoon): Equine-Facilitated Leadership Training A mindfulness-based, hands-on skills training for executives – working with stress and strong emotions at the workplace. [SOLD OUT]

January 24, 2013: Creative Leadership: An equine-facilitated coaching workshop for innovative leaders and entrepreneurs. Walking the talk of creative thinking, effective communication, and exploring uncertainty.

May 4 & 5, 2013: Transform Difficult Emotions with Mindfulness Meditation and Horses: A unique and powerful opportunity to combine mindfulness skills and equine-faciliated psychotherapy to help prevent depression and anxiety. The heart of the program is a weekend intensive, 9 am to 5 pm, that will teach simple and effective tools to cultivate emotional balance and increase the heart’s capacity for joy and well-being. The program is taught by two experienced clinicians and meditation instructors includes follow-up meetings with individualized meditation instruction and group support.

June 8, 2013: Creative Leadership: An equine-facilitated coaching workshop for innovative leaders and entrepreneurs. Walking the talk of creative thinking, effective communication, and exploring uncertainty. Co-facilitated by Alison Schultz and Jean-Jacques Joris.

July 19 and August 16, 2013: Equine-Facilitated Coaching: Exploring creative leadership – a workshop for women leaders.

September 29, 2013 (morning):  Meditating with HorsesA half-day of contemplative practice on the farm, bringing together horses, mindfulness, and healing. Co-facilitated by Jan de Ville and Jean-Jacques Joris, MA, JD. [SOLD OUT] Click here to download the flyer.

October 2, 2013 (morning): Equine-Facilitated Coaching: Exploring emotionally-intelligent leadership – a mindfulness-based workshop for executives. [SOLD OUT]

October 2, 2013 (afternoon): Equine-Facilitated Leadership Training: A mindfulness-based, hands-on skills training for executives – working with stress and strong emotions at the workplace. [SOLD OUT]

October 23, 2013 (afternoon): Equine-Facilitated Leadership Training: A mindfulness-based, hands-on skills training for executives – working with stress and strong emotions at the workplace. [SOLD OUT]

October 24, 2013 (morning): Psychology of MeditationA didactic and experiential introduction to the clinical application of mindfulness in equine-assisted and equine facilitated counseling with children, adolescents, and adults.

October 29, 2013 (morning): Psychology of MeditationA didactic and experiential introduction to the clinical application of mindfulness in equine-assisted and equine facilitated counseling with children, adolescents, and adults.

October 29, 2013 (afternoon): Psychology of MeditationA didactic and experiential introduction to the clinical application of mindfulness in equine-assisted and equine facilitated counseling with children, adolescents, and adults.

May 5, 2012: Meditating with HorsesA day of contemplative practice on the farm, co-facilitated by Dharma Leader Peter Williams, MS, MA, and Jean-Jacques Joris, MA, JD. Click here to download the PDF flyer: Meditation with Horses, May 5th, 2012

June 2, 2012: Become Your Own Best Friend! Co-facilitated by Devon Combs, Brenda Reynolds, MA, Jean-Jacques Joris, MA, JD, and six magnificent horses. Click on the link to download the pdf flyer: Become Your Own Best Friend!

August 9, 2012: Mindfulness-Based Growth Work with Horses: A pre-conference workshop offered for members of the US Association of Body Psychotherapy, facilitated by Jean-Jacques Joris, MA, JD.

August 18, 2012: Meditating with Horses: A day of contemplative practice on the farm, co-facilitated by  Jean-Jacques Joris, MA, JD, and six extraordinary horses. Click here to download the pdf flyer

September 7 to 8, 2012: Equine Somatics! A day of playful and moving exploration of one’s relation to the world, guided by a herd of wise and gentle horses, and co-facilitated by Jackie Ashley, MA, LPC, and Jean-Jacques Joris, MA, JD. Click on the link to download the pdf flyer: Embodied Presence, September 2012

September 15, 2012: Take a Walk on the Wild Side! A half-day retreat of equine-facilitated experiential for a group of 30 women (private event).

October 13 and 14, 2012: Cultivating Emotional Wellness with Mindfulness and Horses: Practical Tools to Rein-In Depression and Anxiety: A unique and powerful opportunity to combine mindfulness skills and equine-faciliated psychotherapy to help prevent depression and anxiety. The heart of the program is a weekend intensive, 9 am to 5 pm, that will teach simple and effective tools to cultivate emotional balance and increase the heart’s capacity for joy and well-being. The program is taught by two experienced clinicians and meditation instructors includes follow-up meetings with individualized meditation instruction and group support. Click here to download the PDF flyer.

October 25 and 30, 2012: Clinical applications of mindfulness practice with horses: Three half-day workshops for classes of MA students, combining didactic introduction and several hands-on experientials.

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