Generate and Grow Connection
In EFW, the relationship with the horse can become a safe place for the child to build connection, practice boundaries and assertiveness, feel acceptance, learn about body language and experience safe touch. The horse is non-judgmental and encourages emotional congruence and body awareness. Many children experience a connection to the farm as a safe welcoming place.
EFW Counselling may be helpful for your child if they are resistant to seeing a counsellor or other approaches have not been successful. The relatively informal setting of the farm helps children and youth to build relationship with the counsellor more easily and is often a place where they are able to practice being their best selves.
This approach may be helpful if your child is struggling with:
- Anxiety / Stress/Panic
- Boundaries / safety
- Body image
- Grief and loss
- Risk taking behaviour
- Identity concerns
- Highly sensitive
- Social attunement
- Need for relationship/connection
- Anger management
- Self-awareness / personal growth
- Family issues
- Addiction to technology
Experiences and exercises at Generation Farms can help your child build resources that support growth and gently create change.