For Immediate Release
(Azle, Texas – March 1, 2018) Stonegate Center has announced the launch of the Equine Therapy program. The program which will be available to all clients will be led by Equine Therapist, Nonie Casselman. Mrs. Casselman is certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and is a member of The Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA).
“We are excited to add equine therapy to our program, and are grateful for Nonie and her expertise, in this area. We believe that this addition to our program will greatly strengthen our efforts to help the men, and soon women, deal with the trauma that has debilitated them, for too long. Our hope is that these horses become a conduit for healing and hope.”
Exclaimed Will Stoy, Executive Director, Stonegate Center
Equine Therapy is used to develop needed skills and attributes, such as accountability, responsibility, self-confidence, problem-solving skills, and self-control. Equine therapy also provides a therapeutic setting in which the therapist and client can identify and address a range of emotional and behavioral challenges.
Stonegate Center is a JCAHO accredited, licensed, residential substance use disorder treatment center located in Azle, Texas. Stonegate Center offers a structured and therapeutic environment in which the cycles of addiction and abuse are broken and replaced with essential skills for life. Stonegate Center’s overall mission is to cultivate success in recovery through our individualized and specialized inpatient treatment program. The modern and comfortable facility is located on a 125-acre ranch just 20 minutes from Fort Worth, Texas. For more information, please visit stonegatecenter.com.