a man wondering what is equine assisted therapy

What is Equine-Assisted Therapy?

According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, the definition of equine is “of, relating to, or resembling a horse or the horse family.” It follows, then, that equine-assisted therapy involves horses. But what is equine-assisted therapy? There are distinctive types of equine therapy, but they all involve the use of horses. There’s equine-assisted therapy (EAT), equine-assisted…

a therapist discusses the results of parents accommodating ocd

Parents who Accommodate OCD Behaviors May Worsen the Condition

As parents, we want to do what is best for our children. However, when mental health conditions come into play, the “best thing” may not always be clear. For instance, for parents whose children struggle with OCD, working with them, and accommodating their needs may seem ideal. After all, it’s all about making sure that…

a woman hugs her brother as she realizes my brother has a drinking problem

My Brother Has a Drinking Problem — How Can I Help Him?

If you’re spending time searching online for terms like “My brother has a drinking problem,” you’re not alone. Many people look for help for their loved ones who are struggling with alcohol or drug abuse issues. However, there are ways to get help that can really change lives. At Promises Behavioral Health, we understand that getting the…