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5 Reasons to See a Kamloops Counsellor During the Pandemic,

5 Reasons to See a Kamloops Counsellor During the Pandemic

March 19th 2021

The pandemic has been tough on everyone. Here at Collins Counselling in Kamloops, we believe that counselling should reflect everyday life. When everyday life consists of all the extra stressors that come from living in a pandemic, we assure you that...

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The Impacts of Horse Therapy,

The Impacts of Horse Therapy

February 16th 2021

Horse therapy is shown to reduce stress and lower blood pressure, easing the client into an open discussion with the therapist. Horses have been shown to help identify and process feelings with a human and respond in kind. To paint the picture, a per...

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 How a Horse Can Help You Learn Leadership Skills ,

How a Horse Can Help You Learn Leadership Skills

January 8th 2021

Horses communicate through body language, and by working with horses in a therapeutic setting we are entering into their world and must learn their language and values. The responses and reactions of horses provide immediate information on our state ...

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Life Advice from Horses,

Life Advice from Horses

December 2nd 2020

Horses have so much to teach us if we only open ourselves up to listen. Here are some specifics in Life Advice you can get from Horses.

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Equine Therapy and ADHD - How it Works? ,

Equine Therapy and ADHD - How it Works?

October 14th 2020

When it comes to neurodiverse conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),equine therapy has proven to be incredibly beneficial not only because animals provide emotional support but because horses also have the capabilities o...

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Can Equine Therapy With Teens Reduce Incidences of Adult Obesity?,

Can Equine Therapy With Teens Reduce Incidences of Adult Obesity?

September 14th 2020

Equine-assisted activities and equine therapy studies in youth have shown that connecting with animal companions lead to escalated feelings of hopefulness, joy, self-confidence, motivation, and overall increased positive health behaviors.

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Self-Care,

Self-Care

September 26th 2019

What is “self-care”? What makes one activity merely something you enjoy while another is considered self-care? The term is used so frequently that it has lost most meaning and become nothing more than a catch phrase that is thrown around as a show.

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Mental Health In The Agriculture Field,

Mental Health In The Agriculture Field

May 7th 2019

The B. C. Cattlemen’s Association is doing a webinar series to support their members and the public. The first webinar topic was on Mental Health and I was honoured to speak with Reg Steward, Provincial Ranching Safety Consultant for AgSafe BC, and...

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KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Falcon Program Wants These Kids To Fly,

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Falcon Program Wants These Kids To Fly

December 19th 2018

CLICK HERE to view the article in Kamloops This Week about the Falcon Equine Therapy Program in Cherry Creek

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Working With Difficult Children In A Group Setting,

Working With Difficult Children In A Group Setting

December 19th 2018

I was asked recently to present at a 4-H Leaders conference on the topic of working with difficult children in a group setting. As a counsellor, I work with a variety of individual people and groups on various topics. I always count on there being on...

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