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Screen Time! The 10 Ways Screen Time Affects The Brain.

By |2019-10-30T15:33:07+00:00October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Screen Time is such a big topic these days as more and more kids and adults are using devices for work and play. We know its almost impossible to eliminate screens entirely but we hope this guide will shed some light on the effects of screens on the brain and encourage you to keep [...]

7 Steps of Back To School Success

By |2019-08-26T17:38:28+00:00August 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

This year it seems like every child is "back to school" at different times. Some have been back for almost a month and some just walked through those school doors today.  These 7 steps we have put together are perfect to implement no matter where your child is in the back to school cycle.  Like [...]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

By |2016-02-08T17:02:39+00:00May 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? The Mayo Clinic defines post traumatic stress disorder as "a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event." Most often we hear about veterans who come back from war and [...]

How Horses Help with Mental Health Issues

By |2016-02-08T17:03:19+00:00May 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Here is a great article about equine assisted therapy! How Horses Help With Mental Health Issues. Achieving Balance at The Farm is an accredited EAGALA center. We work with a variety of mental health diagnosis such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, mood disorders and various traumas. Currently we have 4 mental health professionals on staff who [...]

Maladjusted Foal Syndrome & Autism

By |2018-02-25T15:06:12+00:00March 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Horses may reveal a cause of autism. Interesting article. Here is a snip from the article... "Horses are prey animals, and like most animals whose chief form of defense is flight, they are up on their feet almost immediately after birth. At first they stagger around in the straw in their stalls, pitching their outsized [...]

Whoa Nelly!

By |2016-02-08T17:03:51+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

This is a great article by Kady Morrison. Anxiety is Real Does your anxiety leave you feeling alone and left behind?  Many of us (adults and children) struggle with anxiety on a daily basis. We offer individual and group programs designed around the individual's anxiety. We teach positive coping skills to help manage anxiety while in [...]

Consequences of Stall Confinement

By |2016-02-08T17:04:05+00:00February 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Consequences of Stall Confinement  Great article. Many of you often ask why don't we keep our horses in stalls. This is why. Our horses are not accustomed to being stalled; therefore, it is a difficult and stressful adjustment for them when they placed in a stall. Tuesday morning in the snow storm they were all stalled [...]

Welcome Our New Intern!

By |2016-02-08T16:44:57+00:00February 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Achieving Balance at The Farm is excited to announce the addition of a Professional Counseling Intern for 2015. Kimberly Hanson began her internship with Achieving Balance at The Farm in mid January and will continue through April 2015 under the supervision of Stephanie Roffey, LCSW. Kimberly Hanson is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in [...]

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