• Professional Certificate Program for Mental Health Professionals Who Wish to Incorporate Interactions with Horses into Clinical Practice

  • Do you want to incorporate equine interactions into your therapy practice?

    Are you already practicing and want more knowledge and skill?


    The Equine-Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate program is open to mental health professionals and graduate students who want to enhance their clinical work through incorporating equine interactions in psychotherapy (equine-assisted therapy).

    • Receive education, training, and supervision necessary for ethical practice within your scope
    • Learn techniques tailored to your clinical interests and the clients you serve
    • Complete program regardless of where you live




    Apply online for Fall 2023 here

    - Currently Accepting Waitlist Applications -

    Contact Program Coordinator at: nina.ekholm-fry@du.edu and here



  •  The Equine-Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate Program meets the educational requirements for national independent board certification through the Certification Board for Equine Interaction Professionals (CBEIP).


    See our University of Denver - Institute for Human-Animal Connection page here

  • All photographs by Nina Fuller Photography

This portfolio last updated: 17-Apr-2023 1:31 PM