Zuma's Equine Assisted Learning, LSW, MSW, Treatment Facility in Littleton

Less Talk More Healing with Horses

The vision behind Zuma's Equine Assisted Learning Center is to provide people from all backgrounds with unique, equine assisted learning coaching and therapy, using evidence and strengths based approaches. Our unique programs aim to promote the development of healthy relationships, personal empowerment, leadership and creative expression.

Find Life's Horse Power

Horses are amazingly connected to our emotions, and through our work with them we are able to uncover truths about who we are and where we want to be. Come discover the true meaning of horse power, as you work with our equine partners, outdoors on our 150 acre ranch.

When Talk Therapy Needs a Boost

Clients are offered a unique opportunity to work with an equine partner in each of the therapeutic sessions. We offer therapy for individuals and families, as well as group work for pre-teens, teens, women and corporations. Our goal is to assist individuals and families during difficult life transitions, overcome obstacles they are facing, and help them achieve a better state of being. With the help of the therapist and the horse, our clients are able to build relationships with powerful and authentic beings, and work as a team to overcome the challenges they are facing.
Call or Email Zuma's Equine Assisted Learning for a free phone consultation now - (303) 346-7493

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 6 Years

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • NCPPO
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: 991080 Colorado
  • Degree: LCSW/Degree
  • Year graduated: 1978
  • Degree: Jungian Analyst/Diplomate
  • Year graduated: 1993

Zuma's Equine Assisted Learning's Groups

Wellness with Horses

Our purpose is to provide therapeutic sessions to individuals and families that are struggling with a variety of issues. This program is uniquely different from traditional talk therapy because our sessions include but are not limited to use of horses, gardening and walking meditation in an outdoor setting. This program uses evidence and strength-based models such as the Experiential Learning Model, Cognitive-Behavioral techniques and Systems-Based perspective. Sliding scale payments are available.

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Peer Mentoring Program

Our purpose is to train youth in the community valuable skills of being a peer mentor. This includes, active listening skills, empathy, self-awareness, and role modeling. Peer mentoring has shown to be effective way to help youth build self-confidence, gain leadership skills and reduce bullying. Our goal is to provide youth in the community with the skills to become strong youth advocates and leaders. This program is divided into two sections: curriculum and direct application.

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Experiential Learning Program Pre-Teen+Teen Group

Let the herd dynamics of Zuma's 40 horses assist you in identifying your strengths to build the best you possible. Our equine assisted learning, takes place in a unique group format, where participants discover their inner confidence and build on personal strengths. Throughout this 12 week program youth develop life skills with a focus on self esteem, communication, empathy, creative expression, respect and ownership of self. Our program is run by Certified Animal Assisted Social Workers who pair youth with a mentor from the community and a rescue horse.

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Specialties

  • Child or Adolescent
  • Relationship Issues
  • Life Coaching

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age

  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs

  • Equine Therapy
  • Intervention
  • Outdoor Therapy
  • Psychiatric Residential

Out / Inpatient

  • Long Term (>30 Days) Residential
  • Outpatient

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Equine Assisted Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Personal Development Coaching
  • Relational

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 25 May 2016
Zuma's Equine Assisted Learning, LSW, MSW, Treatment Facility in Littleton

Zuma's Equine Assisted Learning

Treatment Facility