Soul Friends, Inc, Horses Inspire Program has shown a demonstrated improvement in teens’ sense of hopefulness following a 6 week interactive therapy group. Soul Friends staff plans to continue research efforts to demonstrate effectiveness and improve the emotional lives of at-risk youth
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Soul Friends, the first outpatient mental health nonprofit providing animal assisted therapy in all of New England, just completed its 8th year of service to children across the state of CT . Providing close to 5,000 children with quality individual therapy and results based group therapy programs. A history of collaboration with local universitites, including […]
Every day provides an opportunity for a lesson learned in my life living with 4 therapy dogs – today the lesson from Noah is REST. As someone living with a chronic illness, while also trying to run a nonprofit – my mind often forgets to slow down. My body provides the daily reminder to stop moving, […]
Statewide nonprofit invites short film submissions to the first annual Petflix Film Festival on November 21, 2009. Celebrate your love of your pet dog, horse, cat and small animals and watch their story shown on the big screen. Or celebrate the work of your therapy dog or therapeutic riding partner.. For more information download entrance […]
Soul Friends therapy dogs love their work. Attached see a story on them at work with students at a school in CT. During this session the most amazing thing happened with one boy living with autism spectrum who had participated in our program four months earlier. He walked in for a special hello and his first […]
Support our efforts to build an equine program – and please donate at this holiday season. Soul Friends has had a pony donated if we can raise $6,000 by the end of the year.
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