Animals and Aquatics

Changing Lives, One Animal at a Time: The Green Chimneys Experience

April 11, 2023 Gina and Ryan
Changing Lives, One Animal at a Time: The Green Chimneys Experience
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Animals and Aquatics
Changing Lives, One Animal at a Time: The Green Chimneys Experience
Apr 11, 2023
Gina and Ryan

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 Summary ]Join OT Gina Taylor and animal-assisted therapy expert Miyako Kinoshita as they discuss the transformative impact of working with animals at Green Chimneys. In this episode, they explore the unique benefits of animal-assisted therapy for children and young adults, including increased empathy, socialization, and emotional regulation. They also dive into the different types of animals used in therapy, from horses to birds of prey, and how each animal can provide a different type of therapeutic experience. Whether you're an occupational therapist or simply interested in the healing power of animals, this episode is a must-listen. 

Topics:

  • What is Green Chimneys?
  • How do animals help students with psychosocial needs?
  • What does the educational and therapy team look like?
  • How do interns help at Green Chimneys?
  • How do professionals come to the field of animal assisted therapy?

Tags: #hippotherapy #animalassistedtherapy #occupationaltherapy #physicaltherapy #speechtherapy #specialneeds #horses #therapygoals #sensoryprocessing #balance #coordination #emotionalwellbeing #integrativetherapy

Length: 53 minutes

Host:  Gina Taylor, Occupational Therapist and Hippotherapy Clinical Specialist

Guest:  Miyako Kinoshita, Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Green Chimneys Children's Services


Additional Notes:
https://www.greenchimneys.org/
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 Summary ]Join OT Gina Taylor and animal-assisted therapy expert Miyako Kinoshita as they discuss the transformative impact of working with animals at Green Chimneys. In this episode, they explore the unique benefits of animal-assisted therapy for children and young adults, including increased empathy, socialization, and emotional regulation. They also dive into the different types of animals used in therapy, from horses to birds of prey, and how each animal can provide a different type of therapeutic experience. Whether you're an occupational therapist or simply interested in the healing power of animals, this episode is a must-listen. 

Topics:

  • What is Green Chimneys?
  • How do animals help students with psychosocial needs?
  • What does the educational and therapy team look like?
  • How do interns help at Green Chimneys?
  • How do professionals come to the field of animal assisted therapy?

Tags: #hippotherapy #animalassistedtherapy #occupationaltherapy #physicaltherapy #speechtherapy #specialneeds #horses #therapygoals #sensoryprocessing #balance #coordination #emotionalwellbeing #integrativetherapy

Length: 53 minutes

Host:  Gina Taylor, Occupational Therapist and Hippotherapy Clinical Specialist

Guest:  Miyako Kinoshita, Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Green Chimneys Children's Services


Additional Notes:
https://www.greenchimneys.org/
Human Animal Interaction Conference

Business Barn Raising is NOW OPEN

Introducing Business Barn Raising with Gina Taylor, OT HPCS: Ready to kickstart your dream OT practice in just 8 weeks? Join us for practical support and personalized guidance directly from Gina Taylor, a international educator in hippotherapy. With our easy-to-follow modules, weekly Zoom meetings, and step-by-step approach, you'll learn everything you need to know to turn a barn space into a thriving OT clinic.