Edith Lynn Beer

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Therapy: Forget The Couch Think Horses

There are various schools of psychotherapy. In recent years, therapists have realized that difficult-to-reach patients, such as autistic children, adults who are dysfunctional due to childhood trauma, couples having trouble communicating, may benefit by undergoing Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) and Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL).


“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never break me.” This old English adage dating back to the 1800’s is naïve, very naïve. 

‘Nostra Aetate,’ 50 Years Later

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Church’s “Nostra Aetate,” a document declaring the church’s relationship to other religions. All of us, on occasion, wonder how other people view the religion we were born into. Thus, “Nostra Aetate” is of great interest to non-Catholics, including the Jews. Greatly influenced by the moral complexities of the Holocaust, the document forswears, in part four, the centuries...